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AAREA was founded to improve the appraisal profession, the professionalism of appraisers and to support and represent our members.
AAREA is working for the appraiser with special emphasis on the Arizona appraiser.

We are not funded by lenders or AMCs.

If you are not a member, please join and contribute in giving appraisers a voice.

Membership is open to any certified, licensed appraiser, or trainee.

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Why Join AAREA?

There are many good reasons to join the Arizona Association of Real Estate Appraisers.

Here are a few:

1.  By joining AAREA you support the largest Arizona appraisal organization/  We are broad based and include trainees, licensed, certified residential and certified general whose sole purpose is to represent Arizona appraisers, many of whom belong to other appraisal organizations with other focuses.

2.  AAREA stands up for the rights of appraisers both nationally and in Arizona.

3.  AAREA is not geographically based, but includes appraisers throughout the state and listens to what appraisers say through our surveys.  We give appraisers a voice!

4.  AAREA keeps you posted on changes at the Department of Financial Institutions or Arizona Legislature that affect tArizona Appraisers.

5.  AAREA keeps up with what is going on and the threats to our profession, whether it is from outside forces or in the modification of USPAP or appraisal qualifications.  We keep you informed.

6.  We analyze and report any changes in appraisal standards that are proposed by the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) and take surveys of your opinions. 

7.  AAREA also provides appraisers with resources for appraisal questions through our Peer Review Committee where you can ask questions and have appraisals reviewed without violating the Ethics Rule of USPAP.

8.  AAREA has a designation program that gives appraisers the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to quality appraisals and earn the DRA Designation.

9.  AAREA offers financial benefits such as the Office Depot discount card.