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About ASA Real Property Committee

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the ASA Chicago Chapter Real Property Committee website.  ASARPC is an active and engaged member of the appraisal community throughout the Northeastern Illinois area. Please browse the website, and do not hesitate to ask any questions that may arise. Join our email list for notifications of future events and programs. ASARPC offers state approved CE courses with nationally recognized educators from our own chapter, as well as highly respected educators from around the country.  We also sponsor numerous events throughout the year including luncheons with guest speakers that offer a variety of topics of interest for appraisers, lenders and real estate professionals. Take these opportunities to network, learn and share your thoughts and knowledge with other valuation professionals from the area.

What We Do

The American Society of Appraisers is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines: Appraisal Review and Management, Business Valuation, Gems and Jewelry, Machinery and Technical Specialties, Personal Property and Real Property. Our mission is to foster the public trust of our members and the appraisal profession through compliance with the highest levels of ethical and professional standards. The American Society of Appraisers:

  • Fosters professional excellence in its membership through education, accreditation, publication and other services with an emphasis on professional ethics to protect the public;
  • Establishes and maintains principles of appraisal practice and a code of ethics for the guidance of our Members;
  • Provides valuation education to practicing appraisers and others;
  • Awards professional designations to qualified Members;
  • Strives for universal recognition that Members are objective, unbiased appraisers and consultants of values;
  • Promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences among Members;
  • Seeks to attain recognition of the appraisal profession by both public and private enterprise;
  • Cultivates a community of interests amongst users of and members of the appraisal profession;
  • Promotes research and development in all fields of the appraisal profession; and
  • Helps the public and professionals find an ASA accredited appraiser.

Real Property Discipline

ASA is the acknowledged leader in real property (RP) appraising and includes members who perform appraisals for various purposes such as sale, acquisition, ad valorem tax, eminent domain, insurance and forecasting. Real Property members specialize in the following appraisal specialties: Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal (General and Residential), Timber and Timberland, Residential, Rural and other Real Property.

Out Titleholders (Accredited Members and Accredited Senior Appraisers) are among those that consumers trust the most.  Three-quarters of a century in appraisal education count when you want the finest service in RP appraising. Contact one of our accredited appraisers and you’ll find out that lineage means…excellence in real property education.