ABOUT REAL PROPERTY VALUATION
The American Society of Appraiser’s (ASA) Real Property Valuation Professional adheres to the highest industry standards (USPAP) and level of ethical conduct. Every ASA Real Property appraiser must meet meticulous requirements in education, experience and comprehensive testing before being awarded either the coveted Accredited Member (AM) or Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASA) designation.
ASA Real Property Specialty Categories are:
- Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal-Residential
- Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal-General
- Real Property (All types)
- Rural Agricultural
ASA’s Real Property Valuation Professionals provide independent, unbiased opinions of value for all types of real estate and real estate interests and rights. Whether the assignment is to value interests in land and improvements and/or the related air rights, sub-surface rights or water rights, or to value an owner’s partial interest or a tenant’s leasehold interest, the ASA Real Property Professional is qualified and capable of doing the job appropriately, fairly, ethically and to the complete satisfaction of their client.
Designated ASA Real Property appraisers have demonstrated their commitment to the highest standards. In addition to having met rigorous education requirements, they have also completed at least 10,000 hours of full-time real property valuation experience.
ASA Real Property Valuation Professionals provide appraisal services for buy/sell agreements, financing, insurance issues, tax assessment, tax appeals, litigation and litigation support, partnership/family dissolution, just compensation for eminent domain/condemnation, equitable distribution of marital assets, highest and best use studies, marketability studies, and much more.
Moving forward, ASA’s Real Property Discipline will continue its pursuit in promoting designated members and providing a collective voice for real property appraisers in government relations and profession related issues, leading accreditation programs and relevant continuing professional education courses.