Chapter News

  1. AI Education and Relief Foundation Scholarship Deadline is October 1


    Don't miss any important candidate deadlines!

    Do you have designation education to take towards your MAI, SRA, AI-GRS or AI-RRS designation? 

    You may be eligible for a scholarship that will cover the cost of a course*:

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  2. Summer 2018 Member Profile: Craig Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS

    In each newsletter, we will feature a North Star Chapter Member.  This quarter we're highlighting Craig Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS, one of this year's recipients of the Appraisal Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  3. President's Letter - Summer 2018

    The last days of 2018’s Summer included the Minnesota State Fair setting an all-time attendance record with 270,000+ people walking through its gates in one day.  This is an impressive number and certainly more eye-catching than me telling you there are currently 82,000 active appraisers in the United States right now (54.9% are Certified Residential, 36.3% are Certified Residential and 8.8% are Licensed)!

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  4. Membership Updates - Summer 2018

    Jun. 15 - Sep. 10, 2018

    New Candidates for Designation:

    • Samuel Adesiji, SRA - Aksams Appraisal, LLC, Ramsey, MN (AI-RRS)
    • Shane Maki - Interga Realty Resources, Minneapolis, MN (MAI)

    New Practicing Affiliates: 

    • Wade Druin - CBRE, Sioux Falls, SD
    • James Natwick - Natwick Associates Appraisal Services, Fargo, ND
    • Kylie Skare - Valbridge Property Advisors | Mardell Pa, Minneapolis, MN

    New Affiliates:

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  5. Committee Reports 2018 Q3

    Education Committee

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  6. Jim Amorin Named Appraisal Institute CEO

    For immediate release
    Aug. 21, 2018

    For more information: Ken Chitester
    O/M 312-335-4290

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  7. URGENT: North Dakota Appraisal Waiver Request

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  8. Call for Nominations - James H. Pritchett Award



    The Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation (AIERF) is seeking nominations from the AI's chapters and regions for the James H. Pritchett Award.

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  9. Craig Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS, Wins AI Lifetime Achievement Award

    North Star Chapter member Craig M. Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS, was one of two appraisers nationwide to be honored with the Appraisal Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday, July 31 during the AI Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. 

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  10. Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Kurt Ophus Scholarship

    Kurt Ophus Scholarship Application
    Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

    The North Star Chapter is now accepting applications for the Kurt Ophus Scholarship.  One (1) $1,000 scholarship or two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded by the Chapter's Board of Directors, and will be announced at the November Chapter meeting. 

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