What is an MAI?


Founded in 1999, Integra nearly 60 offices in 36 states, and over 800 professionals across the country, including more than 150 professionals who hold the coveted MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. The South Carolina offices of Integra have two MAI designees.

The MAI membership designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. The current requirements for the MAI designation are:
  • Pass rigorous education requirements
  • Pass a final comprehensive examination
  • Submit specialized experience which must meet strict criteria
  • Receive credit for a demonstration appraisal report
  • Conduct his or her professional activities in accordance with the Appraisal Institute‚Äôs Code of Professional Ethics and are subject to a peer review process, which enforces the Code of Professional Ethics
  • Appraisal Institute MAI members are required to adhere to strict continuing education requirements to ensure they are up-to-date with the evolving real estate field.

To learn more about Integra, and how we can assist with your appraisal needs, please give me a call.

Michael Dodds, MAI, CCIM, MRICS

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