Archive for October, 2014

2014 International Appraisers Conference Wrap-Up

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers recently held its annual 2014 International Appraisers Conference on September 14-17 in Savannah, Georgia. IAC’14 kicked off Sunday night with a Get-Acquainted Welcome Reception, allowing attendees to mingle among the crowd and network with one another. Monday, September 15, began with an opening address by International President Gary Smith, ASA, MGA, […]

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Spotlight on Member

TweetASA’s Detroit Chapter recently acknowledged the professional achievements of member, Garrett Steele, ASA, at a recent chapter sponsored event. “One of the main attributes of ASA members are their constant pursuit of higher knowledge and aptitude in valuation,” says Detroit Chapter member Micheal R. Lohmeier, FASA. “Mr. Steele reflects the commitment of our ASA members […]

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Membership Benefits of an International Society

TweetWhen Southern California Personal Property appraiser Analee McClellan, ASA was contacted for an assignment in Jamaica, she reached out for assistance with the inspection to MTS colleague Franklin Reid, ASA. McClellan comments, “I would have been delighted to travel to Jamaica, but collaborating with a local ASA valuation professional was more cost effective. Franklin, who […]

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ASA Chicago Chapter at ICAP

TweetOn August 18, 2014, ASA’s Chicago Chapter participated in ICAP’s Lisle Seminar hosted by the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (ICAP) in Lisle, IL. The event was attended by over 300 appraisers and focused on legislative and regulatory updates geared toward real property appraisers. A number of speakers presented at the event, as well as […]

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Gulfstream Aerospace Product Update

TweetThe Gulfstream Aerospace Product Update took place on September 17, 2014 at the 2014 International Appraisers Conference in Savannah, GA. ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Discipline sponsored this sold-out and oversubscribed event. Attendees were given a tour of the headquarters of the Gulfstream Facility in Savannah and sat in on discussion and panel updates given […]

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Torrance, CA Classes

Tweet  On August 21- 24, 2014, nearly 100 students attended ASA’s five classes held in Torrance, CA. The five classes that were held were ARM201 – Appraisal Review and Management Overview, BV201 v14 – Introduction to Business Valuation, Market Approach, BV202 v14 – Introduction to Business Valuation, Income Approach, BV301 – Valuation of Intangible Assets […]

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The Appraisal Foundation Host Their Second Personal Property Roundtable Discussion

TweetOn September 23, 2014, the Appraisal Foundation sponsored the second Round Table discussion regarding the current status of and future of personal property appraisers. The Foundation includes all USPAP 7 and 8 users in their “Personal Property category:” Personal Property, MTS and G&J are all included.  Focusing on the issue of public trust, one of the […]

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Alliance for Valuation Education Class

TweetOn August 20-21, 2014 the Alliance for Valuation Education (Alliance) held their first continuing education class for real property appraisers in Chicago, IL. The seminar was titled “Understanding and Using Comparable Transactions” and was attended by ASA members David E. Burgoyne, ASA; Ronald E. Prat, ASA (ASA Detroit Chapter Past President); Lenard A. Spalding, ASA; […]

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