By joining the Appraisal Institute as an Practicing Affiliate, Affiliate, or Student Affiliate.
This category reflects most members who are not Candidates for Designation or are already designated with; MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS and AI-RRS.-
Practicing Affiliates are individuals interested in affiliation with the Appraisal Institute but not ready to pursue designated membership. Open to all valuers of real property including those seeking licensure or certification.
The recommended category for Licensed or Certified Residential Real Property Appraisers looking to expand their practice beyond the mortgage industry.
Affiliates are those interested in real property valuation who do not value real property.
This typically is the best fit for; Bankers, Lawyers, Accountants, Consultants, Developers, Financial Planners, Government Officials, Investors, Real Estate Brokers, Real Estate Sales, Researchers, Vendors, or those interested in property economics but who do not provide service(s) as a valuer.
Student Affiliates are college and university students enrolled in college or university curriculum.