Path to Accreditation

Path to Accreditation

MAAS Designation

Education Requirements:

(a) Courses in real estate appraisal, real property assessment, mass appraisal techniques, real estate mathematics and/or economics, income appraisal and statistical and computer applications in valuation, obtained through:

  1. (i) a certificate, diploma or degree in Real Property Administration, Appraisal and Assessment, or Urban Land Economics; or
  2. (ii) an equivalent program obtained through any recognized post-secondary education institution; or
  3. (iii) courses and/or designations obtained through the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)

(b) A class in Real Property Assessment in Saskatchewan (RPA-10)

(c) A class in Local Government Legislation & Statute Law (LG-202)

(d) A Seminar/Course in Assessment or Appraisal Ethics

Experience Requirements:

Four years of mass appraisal experience in Saskatchewan

MRAAS Designation

Education Requirements:

(a) Courses in soil science, glaciation, hydrology, soil and rangeland classification, obtained through a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, or equivalent courses obtained through a degree in Geography or Ecology or otherwise obtained through any recognized post-secondary education institution.

(b) Courses in real estate appraisal, real property assessment, mass appraisal techniques, real estate mathematics and/or economics, income appraisal and statistical and computer applications in valuation, obtained through:

  1. (i) a certificate, diploma or degree in Real Property Administration, Appraisal and Assessment, or Urban Land Economics; or
  2. (ii) an equivalent program obtained through any recognized post-secondary education institution; or
  3. (iii) courses and/or designations obtained through the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)

(c) A class in Real Property Assessment in Saskatchewan (RPA-10)

(d) A class in Local Government Legislation & Statute Law (LG-202)

(e) A Seminar/Course in Assessment or Appraisal Ethics

Experience Requirements:

Four years of mass appraisal experience in Saskatchewan, including training in application of agricultural land valuation methodology, that demonstrates the application of knowledge of the applicable legislation, regulations, the Saskatchewan Assessment Manual and soil, arable land and pasture classification and rating systems and characteristics required to appraise agricultural land in Saskatchewan.

Licensed Assessment Appraiser of Saskatchewan (LAAS)

Members who receive their MAAS or MRAAS Designation, are automatically registered and receive their Licensed Assessment Appraiser of Saskatchewan (LAAS).

Members who do not hold a MAAS or MRAAS Designation are able to obtain their LAAS by the following options:

  • Hold a recognized mass appraisal designation (CAE) that enables the person to appraise all types of property, other than agricultural land, and have at least four years of experience in mass appraisal; or
  • Hold a recognized fee appraisal designation (AACI) that enables the person to appraise all types of property, other than agricultural land, and have at least four years of experience in mass appraisal; or
  • Be designated in a jurisdiction outside Saskatchewan as qualified to appraise all types of property, other than agricultural land, and have at least four years of experience in mass appraisal.