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Sewell, NJ 08080
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There are some great benefits to being a Member of the Appraisal Institute.  Our members can testify to that! 


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Welcome to the Delaware Chapter of the Appraisal Institute!

We hope our site will help inform both Chapter members and the general public about what the Appraisal Institute offers. You will find information about educational offerings, how to join the organization, chapter officers, and a directory of all Appraisal Institute members of the Delaware Chapter.




Delaware Appraiser Law, Rules & Regulations

The two-hour mandatory law class is INCLUDED for primary Members of the Delaware Chapter. That's right, Delaware Law is FREE for primary members. Free class offered by the Delaware Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.


FREE or DISCOUNTED CE Hours When You Attend Chapter Meetings

We traditionally coordinate Chapter meetings and seminars, and typically offer a two-hour Chapter-generated CE seminar with the meeting. Now, we've strengthened the connection between the meeting and the education.

  • Designated Members get 6 hours of Delaware-Chapter-generated seminars - three 2-hour seminars - with their membership.  To unlock this benefit the Designated Member must attend the associated Chapter meeting:  come to the meeting, get the seminar!
  • Affiliate Members get $10 off their next Delaware-Chapter-generated seminar up to 3 times a year if the attend a Chapter meeting.  Come to the meeting, get $10 off your the next seminar you register for!



These are held in conjunction with our chapter-developed seminars.  See below for our education offerings!








Thurs., June 1, 2023

PA Appraisal Statues, Regulations, & Board Policies



Held on Zoom

(Combined offering with our partners in the Southern New Jersey Chapter)



8:15 am check in

8:30 am - seminar starts



Instructor:  Mark Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS



2 CE hrs for PA only



Appraisal Institute Members $49

Non-Members $59



PA Regs: This program is intended to review, inform and assist Real Estate Appraisers who practice in the state of Pennsylvania about the Real Estate Appraisers Certification Act, Chapter 36 of the Rules & Regulations, Act 48 Penalties Imposed Against Appraisers and Recently Completed State Disciplinary Actions.








Thurs., June 1, 2023

NJ Appraiser Law & Regulations



Held on Zoom

(Combined offering with our partners in the Southern New Jersey Chapter)



10:45 am check in

11:00 am - seminar starts



Instructor:  Mary Fox, MAI



2 CE hrs for NJ only



Appraisal Institute Members $49

Non-Members $59



NJ Regs:  This course is required by NJ regulations every two years.  Students will learn about the law itself, the regulations that pertain to the law including specific areas noted in the regulation.

13:40A-5.4 (b): All licensed and certified real estate appraisers shall be required to complete a two hour course on New Jersey law and rules governing the practice of real estate appraising.








Thurs., Sept. 7, 2023

FHA Update: FHA Handbook 4000.1 Appraisal Changes



Held on Zoom



8:15 am check in

8:30 am - 10:30 am



Instructor:  Lisa Meinczinger, SRA, AI-RRS



2 CE hrs

            Pending for DE

            Pending for NJ (reciprocal with PA)

            Approved for MD



Appraisal Institute Members $40

Non-Members $50



This is a 2-hour seminar designed to illustrate the changes to the FHA Handbook 4000.1.  Changes will be illustrated to the participants who will then have an opportunity to make necessary changes to their observation of the subject and the development/reporting of the appraisal report.








Tues., Sept. 12, 2023

Delaware Law, Rules & Regulations



Held on Zoom



9:45 am check in

10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Instructor:  Jay White, MAI



2 CE hrs for DE only



Appraisal Institute Members $35

Non-Members $50



DE Regs:  This is a mandatory state program for those who practice real estate appraisal in the state of Delaware. There will be an overview of qualifying education and reciprocity requirements. The function of the appraisal council and the disciplinary process will be discussed.

DELAWARE RULES & REGULATIONS:  2.5.2.  Beginning November 1, 2019, and thereafter two (2) hours of education on Delaware Law, Rules and Regulations. 








Questions? Need help enrolling?  Email, call 856-415-0281



Any and all cancellations are subject to an admin fee.  No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on your confirmation email. CE certificates will be available for you to download on the Appraisal Institute website within a week after the event, after completing the instructor evaluation online. Make sure you have downloaded class materials PRIOR to class. If you order (and ship) printed materials to you, make sure they arrive 1 week prior to class; contact the national office if there are any issues at least one week prior to class.


FOR ZOOM OFFERINGS: Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate & receive CE credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor. A copy of your driver's license must be emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date. You will receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access information.  You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone download the ZOOM app prior to offering. Check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. Check state approvals before registering to make sure the states you are licensed have approved the course/seminar and allow Virtual education in place of classroom education.  Contact the chapter with questions regarding participation guidelines.



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