About the Columbia Society of
Real Estate Appraisers
The Columbia Society of Real
Estate Appraisers Inc. was founded in 1945 at Columbia University, New York. Professor De Witt Van Buren served as its first President and
remained President for 17 years. The organization was incorporated in New York
State as a nonprofit corporation in 1952.
The purpose of the Society is to
unite real estate appraisers and those in related fields in an effort to
educate, increase ethical standards, and promote professional well being among
The Society offers online qualifying and exam
preparation courses for real estate appraisers in New York, as well as classroom-style continuing
education classes for appraisers and real estate professionals.
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