Real Estate Appraisal Associations

Real Estate Appraisal Societies, Organizations and Associations
ARES – American Real Estate Society – Find out what applied real estate researchers are looking into. You can get a flavor by looking through a 10 year index of articles in their Journal of Real Estate Research.
AREUEA – American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association – Find out what real estate economists are thinking and doing. Also, check out current and archived information from their journal, Real Estate Economics.
ASA – American Society of Appraisers – An association of Commercial Appraisal professionals.
The Appraisal Foundation – The source of Appraisal Standards. Residential and Commercial Appraisers who do any work for FDIC Insured institutions are required to abide by the rules set forth by the Appraisal Foundation.
Appraisal Institute – The Smithsonian Institute of Commercial Real Estate Appraisal! The institute offers the MAI designation to the select few in the industry who have completed a rigorous set of courses and exams. The Appraisal Institute offers a directory of commercial appraisers as well as a commercial appraisal jobs search page.
BOMA International – Building Managers and Owners Association – Locate special studies on office tenants, custodial issues, and building maintenance and operating expenses.
CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Members affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® bring you Forums (discussion groups) and commercial real estate listings – with more on the way.
CRE – Counselors of Real Estate affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® bring you summaries of articles that have appeared in their tri-annual publication, Real Estate Issues, and other information relevant to the counseling and advisory aspects of real estate.
DAMC – Directory of Appraisal Management Companies – over 140 AMC’s
IAAO – Int’l Assoc. of Assessing Officers – Find inside info about the people who assess your property and more!
ICSC – International Council of Shopping Centers – Find jobs, gross leasable area data, demographics, and discussion groups on mall and shopping center properties, as well as articles from Shopping Center Today.
IRWA – International Right of Way Association – A professional organization dedicated to right-of-way and land acquisition work.
IREM – Institute of Real Estate Management – The nation’s leading real estate management organization brings you a comprehensive listing of related publications including articles from their own publication, Journal of Property Management.
JREFE – The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics – An in-depth, topical, peer review journal focusing on real-life real estate finance and economic issues.
LILP – Lincoln Institute of Land Policy – Dedicated to land policy, zoning, and land tax issues. The site includes LandLines, the Institute’s bi-monthly newsletter.
MHI – Manufactured Housing Institute – National trade association for manufactured housing. It represents manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, community owners and operators, state associations, and financial institutions involved in the lending and insuring of manufactured homes amd communities.
MBA – Commercial Finance – Mortgage Bankers Association of America – Commercial Finance Section – Events, courses, news, and research.
NACORE – National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives – Links to the NACORE BBS and related sites.
NAIFA – National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
NAIOP – National Association of Industrial and Office Properties – Office and Industrial development information.
NAR – National Association of Realtors – Real Estate Appraisal Section
NAREE – National Association of Real Estate Editors – Find their newsletter, membership directory, and information about those who write about the real estate industry.
NAREIT – National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts – Find out all about REITs and check out their database of REITs.
NCREIF – National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries Home Page.
OREA – California Office of Real Estate Appraisers
OREP – Organization of Real Estate Professionals. E & O insurance and group health insurance
PREA – Pension Real Estate Association – Devoted to issues involving the ownership and investment of real estate by pension funds managers, portfolio managers, and advisers. Find related articles, interviews and membership information.
RERI – Real Estate Research Institute – Investment real estate research.
SIOR -Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® – Features publications, course and seminar offerings – with more on the way.
SoCALMLS – Southern California Multiple Listing Service – Listings and sales of commercial, industrial, and residential property in California
ULI – Urban Land Institute – Once you get past all the opening images, you’ll find a summary of articles from Land Use Digest, previews from Urban Land and more.