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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.
"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.
(This post is Part III to the previous article “Part I: Standardizing the Direct Comparison Approach” and Part II: What You Should Know About...
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.
(This post is Part II to the previous article “Standardizing the Direct Comparison Approach) The DCA is described as an approach. The dictionary describes an...
This article will be posted in three parts: Part 1: Rationale for standardizing the DCA in terms of the actual adjustment process. Part 2: Fundamentals of the DCA and the traditional format it follows. Part 3: Implementation of the only DCA method found that follows the traditional DCA format, and allows each appraiser to explore his or her data.
There is not a ‘one size fits all’ housing policy that the federal government can implement Proceed ahead with serious caution and much consultation.
A new AIC member offers some encouragement and practical suggestions for networking and building new contacts in the appraisal profession.