Why you need an appraiser…
Today’s complex and tumultuous real estate market requires the expertise of a good appraiser. Credible and defensible results are essential when dealing with problems such as:
- Dissolution cases involving real property
- Expert witness for a damages case
- Value opinions for a variety of ownership interests
- Valuations of real property in Estates or Trusts
- Determining a portion of ownership interest in real property
- Assisting your client in making a prudent business decision
- Assuming the lead or supporting a valuation team for diverse property (Real, Personal and Intangible)
Why you need an ASA Real Property Accredited Appraiser
ASA designated appraisers have completed rigorous education requirements, must adhere to high ethical and moral standards, and have extensive and specialized appraisal experience to meet your demanding needs. You can be assured that all members having achieved the RM or ASA designation have these qualities.
- ASA accredited appraisers posses qualifications superior to those of a State Licensed or State Certified Appraiser.
- ASA accredited appraisers are required to pass rigorous testing and meet demanding education and experience qualification standards prior to being awarded the designation.
- ASA accredited members are required to maintain higher standards of Ethics and Educational requirements over State certified or licensed appraisers and are subject to disciplinary actions for lack of adherence to these standards.
- An ASA’s appraisals meet or exceed the standards of peer review.
- An ASA has taken a comprehensive exam in addition to the exam required for state licensing
- Many ASA Real Property Members are cross-certified in other disciplines or have additional education in disciplines such as Business Valuation or Machinery and Equipment.
ASA is internationally known and a highly respected association
- The American Society of Appraisers was one of the eight original founding associations of The Appraisal Foundation.
- ASA is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as well as other governmental agencies, financial institutions and the courts.
- ASA offers the necessary resources to develop the expertise needed to appraise diverse types of properties and handle the most difficult appraisal problems.
- ASA offers an on-line directory to locate the appropriate designated professional for your particular assignment both nationally and internationally.