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:

“7-Hour National USPAP Update”

Albuquerque, NM: January 27, 2017

El Paso, TX: February 10, 2017

Instructor: Dean Zantow, SRA

NM Regional Economic Forecast

Albuquerque, NM: February 17, 2017

“Residential Applications Part 2: Using Excel to Analyze and Support Appraisal Assignment Results”

Albuquerque, NM: March 31, 2017

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Next Chapter Meeting and Dinner Social event to be held at 5:30 pm Friday December 9, at The Bourbon Grill at 104 Old Las Vegas HWY, Santa Fe, NM (located just off Pecos Trail Exit of I-25). Please bring guest or spouse and confirm ASAP with Ruth to ensure head count and room. Dinner will be paid by attendees.


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