Appraisal Institute of Canada

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Mission

The Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia supports, represents and promoted its Members as leaders in providing professional advice, consulting and valuation of real property in response to the rapidly changing needs of clients, employers and society.

Vision

Members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia will be the preeminent source of professional advice related to the principles of value in real estate.

Services

AIC-BC is the first point of contact for those in BC and the Yukon wishing to join the AIC. AIC-BC will:

  • Help individuals become a member of AIC by:
    • Reviewing education and experience of prospective Members
    • Providing necessary application forms
    • Processing the applications for Student and Candidate Members
  • Guide members through the designation process by:
    • Liaising with AIC’s education partners
    • Informing Members of current requirements and deadlines
    • Outlining outstanding requirements upon request
    • Administering the Applied Experience Program
  • Seek and post career opportunities for Members
  • Organize Professional Practice Seminars within a classroom setting
  • Organize professional development seminars within the region to attain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits
  • Change membership status for retirement, resignation or compassionate leave
  • Reinstate a membership
  • Provide guidance on how to become a volunteer for AIC or AIC-BC
  • Inform Members about key issues through newsletters, publications and notices
  • Promote Members and the profession through local marketing, promotion and advocacy activities
  • Host provincial networking opportunities and meetings

AIC-BC also assists the public by:

  • Answering inquiries about the appraisal process
  • Providing expert advice to the media on appraisal topics
  • Providing information about appraisal as a career