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IAAO election results are in! Congratulations to the new Executive Board members and officers. 

A Bylaw change concerning a change in the number of years a member needs to qualify for Retired membership category and dues is up for exposure and review. See page for more information.

IAAO has released the association's position paper on valuing big-box stores. The paper, "Commercial Big-Box Retail: A Guide to Market-Based Valuation," was published by the Special Committee on Big Box Valuation, under the direction of the IAAO Research Subcommittee and IAAO Executive Board. The paper was released on Tuesday, September 26 at the IAAO Annual Conference in Las Vegas and was reviewed during the program "The Research and Findings of IAAO’s Big Box Task Force." The IAAO position paper focused on the key elements that assessment officials consider when addressing the challenges of Big Box store valuation. This Task Force was overseen by the IAAO Research Subcommittee. 

IAAO held a Town Hall at the Annual Conference in Las Vegas to review changes to committee and volunteer opportunities. For additional information on the changes and how they impact individual committees, please see the video recorded by President Randy Ripperger, CAE and see the committee diagram

To assist members in providing information about the assessment process, IAAO has developed a public information brochure, Understanding Your Assessment, explaining how the value of property is estimated and what causes it to change. Copies of the brochure are available to purchase online in quantities of 50 at $17 per each 50. For a free sample of this brochure, please send your mailing address to Pamela Meyers (meyers@iaao.org) with UYA Sample in the subject line. A sample brochure will be mailed to you.

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.

IAAO Big-Box Paper Now Available

New Volunteer Opportunities in 2018

Guide on Intangibles Released

Registration for 2018 Symposium Now Open

Registration is now open for the 12th International Research Symposium, April 5-6, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. Prior to the symposium, a half-day forum on "Improving Valuations with Big Data, Open Data, & Data Mining" is scheduled for April 4th.

Other upcoming events include December's webinar which will demystify just how modeling fits into the assessment process, and offer key paths for modelers and appraisers to work together to produce optimal valuations.

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  • December 13 2017
    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Modeling 12/13/2017 IAAO Webinar Series- Modeling can be an intimidating word that conjures images of computer code, Greek symbols, and ivory towers; this presentation will bridge the gap between modelers and appraisers by explaining not just what models do, but how they do it, with zero jargon or mathematical formulas. It will demystify just how modeling fits into the assessment process, and offer key paths for modelers and appraisers to work together to produce optimal valuations.

    Presented by Paul Bidanset
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  • March 19 2018
    22nd Annual GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference 03/19/2018 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 2018 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Houston.

    Registration is open at the URISA website and the early registration deadline is January 15.
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  • April 4 2018
    International Research Symposium 04/04/2018 The 2018 IAAO International Research Symposium is set for April 4-6 in Prague, Czech Republic, and will offer an exploration of the intersection of public policy and mass appraisal standards, guidance, and implementation challenges. The Symposium is April 5-6 and there will be a half-day forum on Data on April 4. Add to Calendar
  • September 23 2018
    84th Annual Conference On Assessment Administration 09/23/2018 Join IAAO for the 84th Annual Conference on Assessment Administration in Minneapolis. The annual conference provides educational sessions, networking, special events, and exhibits.
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The library recently released two new subject guides. The Sharing Economy Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new part of the economy. 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. 

Subject Guide on Room Sharing Economy

New Landfill Subject Guide

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