ISA member benefits
Advance your career by earning your ISA credentials, signifying to your clients, business contacts, and the public that you are among the highest-trained personal property appraisers.
Get help when you need it. Access a network of support with your appraisal industry peers through ISA's online forum, courses and events.
Appear on the Find an ISA Member directory for client referrals and take advantage of toolkit resources to market and grow your business.
Gain access to advanced training courses in appraising, only available to ISA members.
Increase your value through membership and advancement
Professional advancement and requalification is important to provide the public with appraisers they can trust.
Professional Designation: ISA
Signifies you have completed core ISA training in appraisal theory, methodology, ethics, and report-writing standards.Apply for membership
Professional Designation: ISA AM
Official designation of a qualified ISA appraiser with a declared specialty and significant, appraisal-related experience.
Professional Designation: ISA CAPP
The highest achievement and level of credentialing in the industry of personal property appraising, signifying advanced appraisal methodology, expertise and professional development.
Kenneth J. Forsyth
My years of experience as an art dealer have given me particular expertise in appraising contemporary Canadian painting, sculpture and prints, along with a broad range of contemporary American art.
(289) 252-0543View full profile
Why our members join and stay
Is it the training, the exposure on the ISA website, or the support of your fellow appraiser members? See why these personal property appraisers decided to become and stay members of ISA.
From the ISA Now Blog
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Though stone lithography was invented in 1798, it took until almost 100 years later, or the later part of the 19th century, for the process to be used for advertising posters. Learn more about the art of posters, reproductions, and get some tips for appraising them from Tim Luke, ISA AM.
Ask an Instructor: Credentialing Process FAQs
Monday, March 11, 2019
ISA members are invited to send in their questions on all things appraising and education to ISA's instructors.
Train to Be a Core Course Instructor
Friday, March 08, 2019
If you have a CAPP designation, you're invited to apply for an opportunity to assist with the upcoming Core Course in Appraisal Studies this fall in Naperville.
Why You Shouldn't Miss Assets 2019
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
It's almost time for Assets 2019! Be sure you register to attend and ensure you won't miss out on making new acquaintances, seeing old friends, and hearing from expert speakers in beautiful Louisville.