The fair and equitable assessment of property for tax purposes requires a high level of mass appraisal skills to determine estimates of value, as well as single property appraisal skills for defending assessments before tribunals and reviewing authorities. Professionals who specialize in ad valorem or mass appraisal are in great demand...individuals who have been educated, tested, and now designated have a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.
Ad Valorem/ Mass Appraisal, designed for assessors and private practice mass appraisers.
The program offers two tracks:
The Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal Specialty Designation seeks to raise the standards of the profession, to attain recognition of the assessment profession by government authorities and the public, and to gain recognition for designated members in this specialty as qualified, objective, unbiased appraisers and administrators of systems for ad valorem tax purposes.
ASA offers a variety of continuing professional education opportunities for Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal professionals, including national course offerings, local chapter courses, and recorded webinars.