Candidate for Designation


Become a Candidate for Designation!

Why become a Candidate for Designation?

  • The appraisal industry has become increasingly competitive in recent years, and joining the Appraisal Institute demonstrates that you are a well-credentialed and highly qualified valuation professional who is serious about your career
  • AI Benefits   provide access to educational materials and business tools geared toward moving you ahead in the profession

Who can become a Candidate for Designation?

  • Those who are state certified appraisers (or equivalent) with an interest in pursuing the prestigious MAI or SRA Designations

What are the benefits to becoming a Candidate for Designation?

  • One on one personalized support from an AI Advisor
  • Mutually agreeable goals and milestones
  • Clear and structured sequence of steps for completing the requirements for designated membership
  • Established timeframes for earning a designation

What are the MAI and SRA Designations?

  • MAI Designated members  are experienced in the valuation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties and advise clients on real estate investment decisions. Students enrolled in an Appraisal Institute-approved Master's Degree Program may work toward their MAI designation while pursuing their advanced degrees.
  • SRA Designated members  are experienced in the valuation of residential real property

What are the annual fees for Candidacy?

Candidate program fees are $450 per year, but are prorated for those joining between February and November. Anyone joining after November will be charged the full fees for the upcoming year.

Click here   for current MAI and SRA Designation requirements

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Please contact one of our Candidate for Designation Co-Chairs:

Natalie Mink, SRA        

E-mail or call 888-7JOINAI (888-756-4624).