Appraisal InstituteAppraisal Institute

The Appraisal Institute is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers, with more than 25,000 members and 91 chapters throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide. Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws

creThe Counselors of Real Estate

The Counselors of Real Estate is the membership organization established exclusively for real estate advisors who provide intelligent, unbiased, and trusted advice for a client or employer. Founded in 1953, the organization serves 1,100 members worldwide, all who hold the “CRE” designation.

CREs are linked to one another by their commitment to integrity, competence, community, trust, and service; and they adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice.

Royal Institute of Chartered SurveyorsRoyal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RICS is the world’s leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction.

As people, governments, banks and commercial organisations continue to demand more assurance of certified standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism.

Mass StatsMassStats Web Site

This site offers a one-stop, graphic resource for seeing a wide variety of public data about Massachusetts. The data were collected from a variety of sources, and have been categorized to make it easy to find the statistical information that you are looking for.

Land Trust AllianceLand Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance promotes voluntary private land conservation to benefit communities and natural systems. LTA is the national convener, strategist and representative of more than 1,600 land trusts across America.