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Presently, and since 1960, Albert Scruggs Love, Jr. has been engaged exclusively in real estate counseling and appraisal practice and is the principal in the firm of A. Scruggs Love & Associates. He has extensive experience in appraisal and counseling in investment grade real properties, large development tracts, and rural properties. He has testified in major cases in both federal and state courts. Clients include insurance companies, pension funds, commercial bankers, developers, corporations, governmental agencies, attorneys, accountants, and individuals.

Appraisal Institute

The Appraisal Institute was formed in 1991 as a result of the merging of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (AIREA) and the Society of Real Estate Appraisers.

  • American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (AIREA) - National President, 1990
  • AIREA National First Vice President, 1989
  • AIREA National Bylaws Committee, Chairman, 1988
  • Regional Vice President, South Central Region, 1983, 1984
  • Regional Vice Presidents Committee, 1983, 1984, Chairman, 1985
  • National Executive Committee, Member, 1985, 1988-1991
  • Chairman, Division of Curriculum (National Education Committee), 1982 & 1987;
  • Chairman, Division of Faculty (National Education Committee), 1986
  • Governing Council, Member, 1980-1985 & 1988-1991
  • 8th, 9th & 10th Edition The Appraisal of Real Estate Textbook, Technical Contribution & Review SubCommittee, 1982, 1987 & 1992


1987 Recipient of the Harold D. Albritton Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to appraisal education awarded by the AIREA. April, 1987.

1988 Meritorious Service Award, AIREA awarded annually to the outstanding member in the South Central Region. In recognition of exemplary conduct displayed during his professional career.

South Texas Chapter No. 29 AIREA Meritorious Service Award. December, 1987.

Appraisal Institute Course Faculty

A. Scruggs Love was a faculty member for the Appraisal Institute and its predecessor organizations from 1974 to 2006 teaching courses leading to the MAI designation.

Presentation, XIX Congress, Federation Internationale Des Geometres, Helsinki, Finland, The History and Development of the U.S. Appraisal Profession, June, 1990.

Member, The Appraisal Institute, MAI, SRA 

Member, The Counselors of Real Estate, CRE #1298

Member, San Antonio Board of Realtors

Member, National Association of Realtors

Member, American Society of Appraisers, ASA

Member, Real Estate Counseling Group of America (RECGA)

Texas State Certified General Appraiser (Number: TX-1321031-G)

His educational background includes Texas A&M University; Texas A&I University, BBA Degree; and the University of Texas, Graduate School of Commerce.



Benjamin Lindsay has been engaged in the real estate appraisal practice since 1992. He has experience in appraising real properties including both residential and commercial properties, as well as rural properties.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering

University of Texas at Austin - 1991


Mr. Lindsay has been employed by Love & Associates, Inc., since 1992.

Appraisal Institute Courses:

Course 120: Appraisal Procedures

Course 310: Basic Income Capitalization

Course 410: National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

Course 420: Business Practices and Ethics

Course 510: Advance Income Capitalization

Course 520: Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis

Course 530: Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches

Course 540: Report Writing and Valuation Analysis

Course 550: Advanced Applications

Licenses, Designations and Memberships:

State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (TX-1333118-G)

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