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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!


Tue., March 28, 2023

Tri-State Industry Update

Joint Chapter Meeting & Seminar



Joint event:

~ Southern NJ Chapter

~ Philadelphia Metro Chapter

~ Delaware Chapter


Bonesaw Brewing Company

Lager Loft

570 Mullica Hill Rd

Glassboro, NJ 08028



Presenters include:

~ David Doe (Owner, Bonesaw Brewing Company)

Ok, let's open a brewery! Not so fast. How do we do that? Find out from Mr. Doe how Bonesaw came to be one of the premier breweries in New Jersey. From business issues, financing, building logistics and to getting state approvals...throw in some hops and hear how it all happened!

~ Joseph Campbell (Rowan University VP for Facilities & Operations)

From the Edelman Fossil Park and Museum to the new medical school and Discovery Hall, a lot is happening at Rowan University -- the growth is incredible! Find out from Mr. Campbell what has been happening lately, and what more is in store for the University.

~ Carlo Batts, MAI (Rittenhouse Appraisals, Philadelphia Home Appraisal

    Bias Task Force)

Mr. Batts will speak on trends and issues affecting the Philadelphia housing and commercial property industry. He will also give us an update on activities with the Philadelphia Home Appraisal Bias Task Force.

~ Adam Ksebe (Process Realtor)

Mr. Ksebe is an expert on Delaware real estate, and is the perfect addition to our panel to give us a "State of Delaware Real Estate" report. He will give an overview of current real estate situations from Rehoboth Beach to Bethany Beach to Fenwick Island!



3:45 pm Check in begins

4:00-6:00 pm Industry update

6:00-7:00 pm Chapter meetings and happy hour



2 CE hrs

Credits pending in DE, NJ, and PA




Appraisal Institute Members $50

Non-Members $65

Your registration fee includes one drink ticket. We will also have subs, soft pretzels and other snacks that go perfectly with whichever beer you choose!







Questions? Email, call 856-415-0281


Any & all cancellations are subject to a $10 administrative fee. No credit/refunds for cancellations made 7 days prior to the event. No credit/refunds for no-shows. Confirmations will be emailed. No discounts for only attending the seminar - it's a complete event. Two hours of continuing education credits are PENDING with NJ Board of RE Appraisers (NJ Div of Taxation (appraisal credits) reciprocal credits); and the PA and Delaware Boards of RE Appraisers. 100% seminar/speaker attendance required to receive CE credits, as per State & AQB criteria.


This program was developed and organized by SNJAI with the intent of addressing topics of current local interest solely for educational & informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the Program. Content, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including but not limited to, the national organization, its Regions, Chapters, members, candidates, affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program. The content is subject to court decisions and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations. This is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the Program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.






Tue., Apr. 18, 2023

Getting It Right from the Start:

A Workout Plan for Your Scope of Work



Held on Zoom



8:15 am check in

            8:30 am - seminar starts



Instructor:  Vince Dowling, MAI, SRA



7 CE hrs



Appraisal Institute Members $175

Non-Members $190

            (Remember, this fee does NOT include printed materials.)







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


The scope of work decision is the most critical one you will make in the development of an appraisal.  After identifying the key elements of the assignment, you decide what needs to be done to arrive at assignment results that address the needs of the intended users of the appraisal. This seminar will help you become familiar with the broad range of services that you can offer under USPAP and give you practice determining the appropriate scope of work for various types of assignments. Return to your office with greater confidence when making scope of work decisions.  Seminar objectives:

*      Understand the evolution of scope of work in USPAP and the level of flexibility it provides in today's appraisal assignments.

*      Recognize the parameters that define an assignment and know how to identify the client's problem to be solved.

*   Demonstrate understanding of the numerous ways the appraisal process can be carried out in assignments.

*        Understand why disclosure of the selected scope of work is necessary.

*        Write clear, concise, and accurate scope of work statements for assignments.

*        Understand from examples how a broad variety of services are allowed under USPAP.



Thurs., June 1, 2023

PA Appraisal Statues, Regulations, & Board Policies



Held on Zoom



8:15 am check in

            8:30 am - seminar starts



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



2 CE hrs for PA only




Thurs., June 1, 2023

NJ Appraiser Law & Regulations



Held on Zoom



10:45 am check in

            11:00 am - seminar starts



Instructor:  Mary Fox, MAI



2 CE hrs for NJ only


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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