Monthly Archives: June 2011

Past-president of ICAP Featured in the Spring 2011 edition of Working RE Magazine

Randy Neff, SRA, past-president of the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals is featured in the Spring 2011 issue of Working RE Magazine.

Randy is quoted in several points in the article titled Power of Many: State Appraiser Coalitions By Mike Antoniak which begins on page 12 of the issue.

Click on the following link to read the article:

ICAP Announces the Debut of Its New Website, LinkedIn and Twitter Accounts

The Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (ICAP)  Announces the Debut of Its New Website, LinkedIn and Twitter Accounts 

To enhance its connection with its membership, ICAP is announcing the launch of its new website and Blog along with its
profiles on LinkedIn and Twitter. This is in addition to its already existing Facebook page.

ICAP has made the next move to establish a strong online presence via its Social Media Campaign.  Our new website and Blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages will act as a knowledge sharing platform for real estate appraisal professionals throughout the State of Illinois and allowing discussion of the latest topics in the profession.  The new website also makes it easier for ICAP
members to keep up to date on industry news, organizational updates, membership benefits, and information regarding ICAP’s annual summer seminars.

Sharon Bagby, President of ICAP said, “We are a political action group and our effectiveness is increased by the ability to
share our ideas and concerns. What better way to accomplish that than by building relationships through networking”

Click on the following link for direct access to ICAP’s new website:


Click on the following links for direct access to ICAP’s new social media sites:





 ICAP, one of the nation’s oldest and largest coalitions of professional appraisers, established in 1994 to be a unified voice for Real Estate Appraisers in the State of Illinois.  ICAP’s recognition with legislators has been growing consistently over the years.

Dates and locations for the 2011 summer seminars are July 19th – Springfield, IL, Crown Plaza Hotel August 1st – Lisle IL, Wyndham Hotel August 12th – Godfrey, IL, Lewis and Clark Community College, registration could be found at

ICAP Announces 2011 Exhibitor Line Up

The Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (ICAP) announces its exhibitors for its Summer Seminar, Windham Hotel, Lisle, August 1st 2011.

ICAP’s Lisle summer seminar will take place at Windham Hotel, Lisle IL, and for the first time will provide a vendor showcase which will bring appraisers and appraisal service providers together.

Exhibitors at ICAP’s Lisle Seminar Windham Hotel, Lisle, August 1st 2011 include:

  1. The American Society of Appraisers
  2. The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  3. Sidwell Maps
  4. Software for Real estate Professionals (SFREP)
  5. LIA
  6. Phoenix Mobile
  7. MRED
  8. LANDY
  9. Narrative1
  10. Appraisal Institute
  11. NAIFA
  12. Marshall and Swift

ICAP’s Lisle Seminar qualifies any Illinois licensed or certified attendee seven hours of continuing education and includes a continental breakfast during the morning exhibitor hour (7:30  AM  to (8:30 AM) and lunch during the afternoon exhibitor hour (12:00 to 1:00 PM). In addition, there will be crowd raffles and giveaways.

Tickets for ICAP’s summer seminar are $165 for members and $190 for nonmembers (non member price includes an ICAP Membership for the remainder of 2011) can be purchased online at  ICAP is anticipating strong demand for its seminars and attendance will be limited so it is critical that attendees register well in advance to reserve
their spot.

ICAP’S annual seminars are industry recognized educational events dedicated to inform and positively impact the appraisal profession while bringing appraisal and appraisal service providers together.

For more information regarding ICAP’s summer seminars please E-mail Randy Neff, SRA at or call 309.691.7223.

Who are you most looking forward to hear speak at this year’s summer seminars?

Spring 2011 issue of the Federal Housing Administration Appraiser Roster Newsletter

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