The Rio Grande Chapter of the Appraisal Institute Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Rio Grande Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. The Rio Grande Chapter encompasses all of New Mexico and part of West Texas with approximately 118 real estate appraisal professionals including 84 members who hold either the MAI or SRA designations, 12 Candidates for Designation and 23 Practicing Affiliates.

The Appraisal Institute designated members have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge exceeding the minimum standards required of appraisers who are merely state licensed or certified.

Upcoming Course Notice:


USPAP 7-Hour National Update (7hrs)

January 19, 2018, El Paso, TX

Comfort Suties, El Paso West
5034 N. Desert Blvd., El Paso, TX

Business Practices and Ethics 

February 2, 2018, Albuquerque, NM
The Canyons Country Club
411 Four Hills Rd. SE
Albuquerque, NM
The Chapter Meeting and Installation of 2018 Officers will be held at 12:00

2018 New Mexico Regional Economic Forecast Update

February 16, 2018
Albuquerque, NM (location to be announced)


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Next Chapter Meeting event to be held at 12:00 Friday February 2, 2018 at The Canyon Club in Albuquerque, NM

2017 – Summer Newsletter

2016 – Fall-Winter Newsletter (Dec)


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