Feat-Full.pngRealtors say Zillow, other apps inaccurate, but lead buyers to those in the know >
Not that long ago, prospective home buyers would trawl neighborhoods looking for that one sure symbol of a house for sale: the yard sign. Nowadays, the yard sign, though still ubiquitous, has been replaced by a 21st century proxy: Zillow. It's a useful, if imperfect, tool for home hunters. But real estate agents aren't really happy about Zillow's dominance, even if they recognize the role Zillow and other online real estate sites play in home buying.
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Trump company suing jurisdictions across U.S.
for tax breaks >
President Donald Trump claims he's worth more than $10 billion. Yet the Trump Organization says the president's holdings are worth far less than he has proclaimed. Across the country, the Trump Organization is suing local governments, claiming it owes much less in property taxes than government assessors say. Read More
Bill would let seniors volunteer time for property tax credit >
Lawmakers in Rhode Island are considering letting senior citizens reduce their property taxes by volunteering for their cities and towns. State Sen. Cynthia Coyne, a Democrat, introduced a bill that would authorize towns to offer tax credits for people over 60 years old in exchange for volunteer hours. Read More
+ May webinar on Customer Service and Technology >
The Importance of Customer Service and Information Technology will be the focus of IAAO's May 16 webinar at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Central Daylight Time. The Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office will discuss the technology they’ve implemented in recent years and how their office created a positive relationship with their community by valuing customer service at every level. Read More
+ Register for the 2018 IAAO Annual Conference >
The 84th Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration is Sept. 23-26, 2018 in Minneapolis. Registration is now open. Read More
+ New course on big-box valuation released >
The Critical Issues Series - Commercial Big-Box Retail online course explains what big-box retail (BBR) properties are, why BBR valuation is important in today's world, and why it is challenging. It identifies the key issues involved in BBR valuation and covers the concept of real property rights and definitions of value. This 2.0 CE hour course is based on an in-depth IAAO white paper which is available for viewing and downloading in the courseRead More
+ 2018 IAAO election Information >
Information for members interested in running for the IAAO Executive Board has been posted. Information must be submitted by July 1 for the elections, which will take place in November. Read More
+ Fulton County, Georgia, may owe homeowners
millions >
Fulton County could be forced to refund thousands of homeowners millions of property tax dollars after revelations their homes were illegally overvalued. Read More
Illinois bill would allow voters to cut property taxes
by referendum >
Since 1991, some Illinois counties have traded voters' ability to influence reductions in property taxes for a statutory limit on their growth. A Senate bill, however would restore voters' ability to reduce tax levies. Read More
+ Kansas House spikes hospice tax break >
The House rejected a bill featuring sales tax breaks for three Kansas hospice organizations Tuesday to send a clear signal they’re not interested in picking more special-interest winners and losers in the tax code. Read More
Dozens of Connecticut non-profits denied tax-exempt status >
As state budget cuts have left cash-strapped towns and cities looking for ways to recoup revenue, several nonprofit organizations have been denied their tax-exempt status. Read More
+ Sarasota, FL >
Appraisal Operations Director for the Sarasota County Property Appraiser See More
+ Fairfax, VA >
Real Estate Appraiser for Fairfax County Government  See More
+ Fairfax, VA >
Assistant Real Estate Director for Fairfax County Government  See More
+ Fayetteville, NC >
Senior Appraisal Specialist for Cumberland County Tax Administration  See More
 + Orlando, FL >
Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Analyst I, II & III  See More
+ Sarasota, FL >
Commercial Appraiser for Sarasota County  See More
+ Tyler, TX >
Statistical Analyst/Appraiser for the Smith County Appraisal District See More
 + Washington, DC >
Deputy Chief, Assessment Services - Division for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Government of the District of Columbia See More
+ Washington, DC >
Appraiser (CAMA/GIS Specialist) - the Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Government of the District of Columbia See More
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