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Forum 909 — The Appraisal of Commercial Properties in a Declining Market

Many areas are experiencing a decline in the value of their commercial and industrial properties for the first time in recent history. Explore the process for valuing properties that fall into this category. The exploration of capitalization rates, vacancy calculations, and market rents are critical to this task. The impact and adjustment, utilizing the market approach, for time will also be discussed. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 910 — Valuation of Convenience Stores

Understand the history, definition and classification of convenience stores. Learn how to apply highest and best use analysis. Examine the cost approach, sales comparison approach and income approach to appraising convenience stores. Engage in problem solving exercises and case studies. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 911 — Valuation of Contaminated Properties

Participants will have the opportunity to analyze and evaluate the impact that contamination has on property valuation. Contamination appears in many forms; pesticides on agricultural properties, gas leaks at the corner gas station, run-off from landfills, and industrial by-products are some of the more common forms. Assessment officials must be prepared to deal with the impact these occurrences have on property valuation. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 917 — How to Critique An Appraisal

Discover a methodical approach to the review and critique of appraisals submitted in support of assessment reduction. You will distinguish if an appraiser acts as an advocate for the client, or truly approaches the assignment as a disinterested unbiased third party. All aspects of an appraisal will be inspected to ascertain the credibility and reliability of the work submitted. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 931 — Reading and Understanding Leases

Enhance your ability to read, analyze, and interpret leases. Learn why extracting all pertinent information from a lease is a critical step in determining property value by the income approach. Terminology, types of leases, common clauses, and custom leases will be reviewed. The impact that these issues have on value will also be discussed. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 932 — Restructuring Income/Expense Statements

Find out the importance of restructuring of income and expense statements. Learn how to take an owners income statement and restructure it applying knowledge learned in this forum. Income and expense items that are not permissible for valuation purposes and items that are allowable, but not reported by property owners will be discussed and reviewed. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 960 — Marshall & Swift Residential – Square Foot Method

This forum explores the Marshall & Swift Residential Cost Handbook-Square Foot Method. It is designed to give you a confident understanding of the use of the Residential Cost Handbook in evaluating properties using the cost approach. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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Forum 962 — Marshall & Swift Commercial – Square Foot Method

This forum explores the use of the Marshall Valuation Service in evaluating commercial properties using the cost approach. The method discussed is the calculator (square foot) method. IAAO recertification credit: 7.5 hours

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