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The guide on intangibles developed by the IAAO Special Committee on Intangibles is now available for download. See the Technical Standards page for more on Understanding Intangible Assets and Real Estate: A Guide for Real Property Valuation Professionals.

In addition, The Standard on Mass Appraisal of Real Property was recently opened to incorporate relevant content from the retired Standard on Facilities, Computers, Equipment, and Supplies and to add references to property measurement standards. Comments on the revisions are due by March 23 and for more information see the Exposure Draft information page.

In other news,  IAAO released the Big-Box Retail Store Valuation Subject Guide to help assessors become familiar with this new trend and to understand the valuation methods open to them, IAAO is looking for assistance in developing a GIS for Assessors book, and IAAO is now accepting submissions for presentations for the Legal Seminar in Seattle.

Exposure Draft on Revision to Standard on Mass Appraisal of Real Property

Big-Box Retail Store Valuation Subject Guide

More on Call for Authors for GIS for Assessors book

2017 Legal Seminar Call For Presentations Open

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GIS/CAMA Conference set for March 6-9

The annual GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference and exhibition, presented by URISA and IAAO, is set for March 6-9, 2017 in Chattanooga, TN. The conference is designed to foster collaboration and integration of data, technology and functionality. Visit the GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference website for more information.

The March IAAO  webinar, which is complimentary, will review press releases and how to strengthen your professional image, while the April webinar will provide appraisers and assessors with valuable information regarding the use of expert witnesses, and evidence in tax appeals.

2017 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference March 6-9 Chattanooga, TN - Register Now

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  • March 9 2017
    21st Annual GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference 03/09/2017 The GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference is jointly presented by URISA and IAAO and is designed to foster collaboration and integration of data, technology and functionality.

    The 2017 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference will take place at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown.

    Registration is open at the URISA website.
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  • March 15 2017
    Writing a Press Release For Your Assessing Office 03/15/2017 IAAO Webinar Series - FREE - Learn to communicate the culture and values of your office and pick-up a professional skillset that will advance your career and set you apart as a leader in your office. During the webinar, presented by Jake Parkinson, you will learn to:

    - Develop, write & edit media communications
    - Learn how to select the frequency & topics
    - Distill complex processes and subjects into coherent language
    - Develop an office communication strategy
    - Avoid pitfalls and media habits of the inexperienced
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  • April 19 2017
    Experts On Evidence 04/19/2017 IAAO Webinar Series - This presentation provides appraisers and assessors with valuable information regarding the use of expert witnesses, and evidence in tax appeals. Add to Calendar
  • September 24 2017
    83rd Annual Conference On Assessment Administration 09/24/2017 Join IAAO for the 83rd Annual Conference on Assessment Administration in Las Vegas. The conference provides educational sessions, networking, special events, and exhibits.
    Registration will open in mid-March.
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  • December 7 2017
    38th Annual Legal Seminar 12/07/2017 The 38th Annual Legal Seminar offers the unique perspective of members who are primarily involved in legal issues.

    The seminar presents substantive and procedural developments in law that affect assessments and valuation.

    The seminar will take place in Seatte on December 7-8 and IAAO is accepting papers until March 31st for potential programs.
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The library recently released a new subject guide on landfills. There are two different ways to look at the valuation of landfills and the subject guide provides sources on both the appraisal of the landfill itself and also the impact on the surrounding properties. 

New Landfill Subject Guide

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