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AIC’s 10 Financial Tips to Property Owners during Financial Literacy Month

During Financial Literacy Month, the Appraisal Institute of Canada encourages property owners to do their own due diligence to determine the real value of...

Lack of Strategic Property Tax Planning Leaves Assets at Risk of Underperformance

With the recent upward cycle in the commercial real estate (CRE) market, both property values and property tax disbursements are reaching record highs. As...

The Day the World Changed; Carpe Diem!

This is a follow up article to: The Day the World Changed for Appraisers (found here). On January 1st, 2015, the world changed for appraisers...

Soyez prêt : Faites évaluer votre propriété avant que Dame Nature ne vous surprenne

Les catastrophes naturelles et graves événements météorologiques présentent un risque important à de nombreux propriétaires canadiens. Ces dernières années, les inondations, tempêtes de verglas...

Beyond The Appraisal Report: The Appraiser’s Voice

There are at least two ways of inquiring into highest and best use. One is to study the concept in books and/or attend lectures and conferences. The other is to park yourself in front of a parcel of land and look deeply into what is happening on site and around.

The Day the World Changed for Appraisers

It happened so fast, and it may take a while yet to fully sink in, but the world changed for Appraisers on January 1st...

Top 10 Marketing Tips for Appraisers

The appraisal industry in Canada continues to be competitive and it’s clear that traditional, tried and true marketing, is critical for survival. But the...

5 Tips to Keep Candidate Members Past Designation

"TRAIN PEOPLE WELL ENOUGH SO THEY CAN LEAVE, TREAT THEM WELL ENOUGH SO THEY DON'T WANT TO." Terry Brooke calls upon his experience as a Candidate, conducting Professional Competency Interviews, reviewing appraisal reports and numerous Candidate meetings to suggest 5 tips to help retain Candidate Members past their Designation.

Part III: The Direct Comparison Model (Quality Point)

(This post is Part III to the previous article “Part I: Standardizing the Direct Comparison Approach” and Part II: What You Should Know About...

Around the Globe

The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) continues to look for ways to advocate on behalf of its members and provide new opportunities to diversify their services. In June 2016 several new initiatives were announced by AIC as opportunities to provide new services to new markets.