Welcome to the Keystone Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

The Appraisal Institute is recognized as the leader in residential and commercial appraisal education, research, and publishing. Designated Members, Candidate, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates adhere to a strict Code of Professional Ethics and Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Joining the Appraisal Institute sets appraisers apart from the rest of the appraisal community. Those that are Designated are recognized as the most qualified in their fields.

The Keystone Chapter encompasses 34 counties within Pennsylvania. The Chapter sponsors several informative membership meetings each year, many of which carry appraisal continuing education credit. Members of other professional organizations and the public are welcome to attend. As our commitment to our members, we seek to strengthen our membership by offering quality education, promote the Appraisal Institute’s commercial and residential designations, provide opportunities for networking and development of professional relationships, and monitor political issues that affect our membership and profession, among many other things. Thank you for visiting the Keystone Appraisal Institute's website. We invite you to attend one of our next Chapter meetings, and we encourage you to investigate the benefits of joining the Appraisal Institute. If you have questions or comments, please contact us. We hope to have the opportunity to visit with you soon.


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Rural Area Appraisals: Freddie Mac Guidelines and Property Eligibility Requirements


Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach


The Cost Approach: Unnecessary or Vital to a Healthy Practice?


Business Practices and Ethics


Advanced Residential Applications and Cast Studies / Part 1


Advanced Residential Report Writing / Part 2

  • January 21, 2020
  • March 30 - 12:15 pm - Greater Lehigh AOR
  • April 14 - 12:15 pm - Lancaster County AOR
  • October 26, 2020


  • January 21, 2020
  • March 23, 2020
  • June 1, 2020
  • September 14, 2020
  • November 16, 2020



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Coalition of Pennsylvania Real Estate Appraisers
The Coalition of Pennsylvania Real Estate Appraisers (CPREA) was formed in late 2012 by the five Pennsylvania Chapters of the Appraisal Institute and other interested appraisal professionals to be the Voice of Responsible Real Estate Valuation in Pennsylvania. Browse the Coalition website at www.cprea.org to get more information.

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