What is a WIND Certified Appraiser?
A WIND Certified Appraiser® is an individual who has successfully completed the four-hour WIND Appraiser Certification class and who has successfully met the guidelines and application steps set forth by WIND to be officially recognized as a WIND Certified Appraiser. These steps include an application process and current WIND membership. Once completed, applicants will be listed in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory.
Steps to Becoming a WIND Certified Appraiser:
1. Complete the four-hour WIND Certified Appraiser or WIND Certified Appraiser Recertification class at the annual Windstorm Insurance Conference. The certification period is active for three years from class completion date. For example, if you complete the class in January 2018 your certification period will renew in January 2021.
2. Join/renew as a current WIND Member
3. Complete the WIND Certified Appraiser Application. (2018 applications open February 1 – March 31, 2018).
To access the WIND Certified Appraiser application, you must be an active WIND member. The application is required to be completed once during the three-year certification period. There is no additional fee for this application. To remain current in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory, be sure to keep your WIND membership current.
Show Off Your WIND Certified Appraiser Status!
Once completed, you will be listed in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory and receive a 2018 WIND Certified Appraiser certificate and logo to use in your marketing materials.
Become a WIND Certified Appraiser
Are you a property insurance claims professional interested in the WIND Certified Appraiser Program? The next WIND Certified Appraiser Program classes will be offered at the 2019 Windstorm Insurance Conference scheduled for January 29 – Feb. 2, 2019 in Orlando. Get notified of next year’s class dates by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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