About Real Property

ASA's 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.

RP Specialties

Real Property offers professional designations in the following specialties:

  • Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal-Residential
  • Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal-General
  • Real Property (All types)
  • Residential
  • Rural Agricultural
  • Timberland

ASAʼs 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 ownerʼs partial interest or a tenantʼs 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.  ASA Real Property Valuation Professionals also 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.

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.

ASAʼs Real Property Discipline will continue to be a collective voice for real property appraisers in government relations and profession related issues, leading accreditation programs and relevant continuing professional education courses.