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Professionals Providing Real Estate Solutions

At the Northern California Chapter, you will find a community of appraisal professionals that you can rely on with confidence.

We are well-known and respected for the unmatched, unique learning and networking opportunities that we make available. We have provided high-quality, relevant real estate appraisal education trusted by real estate professionals for decades. Whether you are embarking on your career, looking to advance to the next level, or an established veteran, you will find both synchronous (via ZOOM) and live education options to meet your needs.

For 2024, we are reintroducing “live” entry-level (Basic / Qualifying Education) and advanced-level (Designation Education) in the geographic areas that we service. You will find a variety of timely offerings available throughout the year. As we forge ahead, our goal is to continue to serve as a hub for appraisal professionals to connect while continuing to set the standard for exceptional, impactful education in the market.

Join us in shaping the future of the real estate appraisal profession through our quality education and collaborative opportunities.

About Us

Member Spotlight

Joe Cormier-Knopp

MAI, AI-GRS

2024 Candidates' Guidance Chair, 2025 Spring Conference Vice Chair

Kathleen Fahey Poulton

SRA, AI-RRS

2022 Claudia B. Carleton Legacy in Leadership Award

Erik Woodhouse

MAI, AI-GRS

Chapter Secretary, Course Chair and Newly Designated AI-GRS

Stacey L. Thoyre

MAI

National Education Committee, Course Developer and Newly Designated

Greg Migdale

AI-GRS

USPAP Instructor, 2024 MBAS Chair and Newly Designated

Dawn Molitor-Gennrich

SRA, AI-RRS (1961-2023)

2023 Northern California Chapter Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeffrey S. Enright

MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Recipient of the 2023 Appraisal Institute's President's Award

Colene Holzhauer

MAI

Newly Designated

Michelle van de Pol

MAI, SRA

2024 Fall Conference Chair, NB Branch Chapter Chair and Nominating Committee Member

Events & Education

The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in residential and commercial real estate appraisal education.

All Events

Webinar: Residential Free Resources for the New Report Form

It's Synchronous! Learn from Where it is Convenient and Comfortable for You

Don't Miss this FREE Opportunity! Calling all Residential Appraisers . . . Hear expert voices from Freddie Mac, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Federal Housing Administration Featuring: Sandra […]

Course: Review Theory – General

Santa Ana CA, United States

This offering is being sponsored by the Southern California Chapter. Questions? Contact SCCAI via email or 818.957.5111 x 2. Instructor: Jacinto Munoz, MAI, SRA, AI-AI-GRS, AI-RRS Review Theory—General is the fundamental review […]

REAA Sacramento Presents: MLS Workshop – Level Up Your Skills

It's Synchronous! Participate from Where it is Convenient and Comfortable for You

Instructor: Melissa Bakkie, Senior Systems Trainer, Rapattoni Prospector In recent weeks the Rapattoni MLS platform has made many significant updates and enhancements that appraisers need to understand to level up […]

East Bay Branch Chapter “Simply Social”

Temescal Brewing 4115 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, United States

Summer heat bringing you down?  Cool off with a frosty beverage and enjoy the company of your fellow appraisers at Temescal Brewing Company.  Their motto:  Fresh beer, no jerks.  What […]

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Join the Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute today to further engage with like minded professionals and benefit from the opportunities to grow your career.

Education

The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in residential and commercial real estate appraisal education.

Appraisal Literature

As the world’s largest publisher of real estate appraisal literature, the Appraisal Institute offers a wide range of books and other materials.

Equal Opportunity

Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession.

Global Organization

The Appraisal Institute is a global association of real estate appraisers, with over 17,000 valuation professionals

Access To Resources

Appraisal Institute professionals have access to a variety of benefits, including insurance programs, data resources and tools, and related business materials.

Professional

The Appraisal Institute is a global association of real estate appraisers, with over 17,000 valuation professionals