General Site Valuation and Cost Approach  

Sept. 19-22, 2022
In-Person Class
8:30am – 4:30pm ET
Louisville, KY
Instructor – Mark Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS
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Residential Round Table

Sept. 8, 2022

12:00pm – 1:00pm ET
Via Zoom
Moderator – Ryan Bays, SRA, AI-RRS
Speaker – Larry Disney, SRA

Join us for a one-hour discussion every 2nd Thursday of the month!

Click Here to Register (no cost)




Please visit the Appraisal Institute website at for up-to-date information concerning the Covid-19 virus and guidance for appraisers.

Stay Healthy! Stay Safe!

The Bluegrass Chapter Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Bluegrass Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and thank you for visiting. The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 17,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world.  Its mission is to empower valuation professionals through community, credentialing, education, body of knowledge and ethical standards.  Its core values is dedicated to excellence, professionalism, ethics and integrity; committed to leadership and innovation; devoted to an inclusive and welcoming community. The Bluegrass Chapter is one of 66 chapters of the Appraisal Institute.

The Bluegrass Chapter offers top-notch education opportunities in the form of advanced education, qualifying education, professional development courses and continuing education seminars. Turn to the Bluegrass Chapter-AI for all your real estate appraisal education needs! Whether you’re working toward your appraisal license or certification, residential, general, or specialized practice, the Bluegrass Chapter-AI can help you achieve your career goals.  We present more high quality offerings than any other classroom provider in the region, and have students from all over the lower 48, and the upper 2.  We invite you to attend one of our many educational offerings, and rest assured that the Bluegrass Chapter-AI does not cancel education classes!

Join us at a chapter meeting or participate in a chapter event! Chapter meetings and educational opportunities are a great way to meet and network with appraisers active in our market area.

We encourage you to investigate the benefits of joining the Appraisal Institute!

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7-Hou USPAP Update – April 21, 2022 – Louisville (in-person)

7-Hour USPAP Update – April 22, 2022Charleston, WV (in-person)


Gen Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use – May 9-12, 2022 – Louisville (in-person)

Advanced Income Capitalization – June 6-10, 2022 – Louisville (in-person)

Advanced Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use – July 11-15, 2022 -Louisville (In-person)


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Region V 2Q Meeting
May 9, 2022 @11:00am ET (Virtual)
Contact Susan for virtual link

Bluegrass Chapter Membership Meeting
June TBD, 2022
Members watch your email for more details! 


Frank Nessenthaler recently received his MAI designation!  Best wishes for continued success in your appraisal career!

Meredith Dominguez, MAI, AI-GRS recently received her AI-RRS designation!  Best wishes for continued success in your appraisal career!


New classes just added to the 2022 education schedule!

Advanced Concepts & Case Studies – Sept. 26 – Oct. 1, 2022



News regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve.  The Bluegrass Chapter-Appraisal Institute continues to take preventative steps for the health and safety of all our students, instructors, and their families. If you have any questions, please let us know.



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