What's New!

New online course available: Cohort 102: Income Approach to Valuation!

A cohort version of Course 102: Income Approach to Valuation is now available. The course provides students with the understanding & working knowledge of procedures & techniques required to estimate market value of vacant or improved properties by the income approach. The course covers real estate finance and investment, capitalization methods and techniques, analysis of income and expenses to estimate operating income, selection of capitalization rates, and application of the approach.

Annual conference proceedings now available

Updated proceedings from the 2019 IAAO Annual Conference in Niagara Falls are available for attendees to download. Preliminary session materials were available through the mobile app, and IAAO updated the materials to include the versions presented at conference. The materials are available through the IAAO Research Exchange under "2019 Annual Conference." Select the session you are interested in to download the file. Access is available to conference attendees and login is based on the email address on record. Members who didn't attend can buy access for $35, or $55 for nonmembers who didn't attend. 

Online Self-Study Course 300 now available

The Professional Development team at IAAO is pleased to announce the release of online self-study Course 300 - Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal. This self-paced course includes narrated instruction that walks the learner through the following topics: single-property appraisal versus mass appraisal, components of a mass appraisal system, data requirements and analysis, introduction to statistics, use of assessment ratio studies in mass appraisal, modeling of the three approaches to value, and selection of a mass appraisal system. This eight-chapter course provides 30 hours of decertification credit. It costs $399 for members, $625 for non-members and can be purchased in the online store.

RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor Survey Open

IAAO members can take part in the RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor survey. The survey is a quarterly guide to the trends in the commercial property investment and occupier markets. The report is available from the RICS website www.rics.org/economics. IAAO and RICS announced in September at the Annual Conference an agreement to work together to simplify and reduce fragmentation in the property tax and assessment industry. As part of the partnership, the survey is available for members to complete.

Renew your membership for 2020

IAAO membership dues are now available to pay online via the IAAO website, or members who are not on an agency bill may return the invoice emailed to them. To pay online go to the IAAO website, login, click on My Account, and then select "Renew My IAAO Membership." With just a couple of steps you can complete the payment process. To pay by mail, please return the invoice with payment in US$ funds and return to the IAAO Lockbox address on the invoice.

Online version of Course 102 now available

Annual conference proceedings available

Online 300 Self-Study now available

RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor Survey Open

Renew your membership for 2020







Upcoming Meetings

40th Annual IAAO Legal Seminar is Dec. 5-6 in Phoenix

The 40th Annual Legal Seminar will be held at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix on December 5-6, 2019 and will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. Topics for the two-day seminar include recent developments in real property taxation, a discussion of the recent fee simple paper, and ethics for attorneys. Registration is now open.

Free webinar on designations set for October 23

The second complimentary webinar in October will be on IAAO designations. On Oct. 23, two members of the IAAO Professional Development Committee will present Professional Designations Create Opportunities and discuss the IAAO's designations with a focus on the requirements related to education, professional experience and projects as well as the benefits gained by earning an IAAO designation.

2020 GIS/Valuation Conference set for March 23-26

The 2020 GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference, sponsored by URISA and the IAAO, is set for March 23-26 in Louisville, Kentucky. Formerly known as GIS/CAMA, the event was re-branded to take into account the abundance of technologies that, when integrated with GIS, make valuation and assessment more accurate, efficient and applicable for jurisdictions of all sizes. #GIS/ValTech2020 will feature an exhibition, pre-conference training and workshops, keynote speakers and a substantial educational program which is developed through a review of proposals received. Registration will open in November.


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  • October 23 2019
    Professional Designations Create Opportunities 10/23/2019 IAAO Webinar Series - FREE WEBINAR - Professional designations create personal and professional growth opportunities and enhance your credibility as an appraiser. This free presentation will discuss the IAAO's designations with a focus on the requirements related to education, professional experience and projects as well as the benefits gained by earning an IAAO designation. No Hours of CEUs


    Presented by Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS and Grady Cecil Jackson Jr., RES, AAS
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  • December 5 2019
    40th Annual Legal Seminar 12/05/2019 The 40th Annual Legal Seminar offers the unique perspective of members who are primarily involved in legal issues.

    The seminar presents substantive and procedural developments in law that affect assessments and valuation.

    The seminar will take place in Phoenix on December 5-6.
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  • March 23 2020
    GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference 03/23/2020 The GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference is jointly presented by URISA and IAAO and is designed to foster collaboration and integration of data, technology and functionality.

    The 2020 Conference will take place in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently URISA is accepting proposals for sessions at the conference and more information is available on the URISA website at https://www.urisa.org/gisvaltechcall.
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  • April 2 2020
    Emerging Leadership Summit 04/02/2020 Join IAAO for the second annual Emerging Leadership Summit in Chicago, IL on April 2-3, 2020. We'll explore emerging trends, leadership, professional development, property valuation and land administration for property tax development world-wide. Add to Calendar
  • May 13 2020
    International Research Symposium 05/13/2020 The 2020 IAAO International Research Symposium is set for May 13-15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and will offer an exploration of the intersection of public policy and mass appraisal standards, guidance, and implementation challenges. Add to Calendar
  • August 30 2020
    86th Annual Conference On Assessment Administration 08/30/2020 Join IAAO for the 86th Annual Conference on Assessment Administration in Denver, Colorado. The annual conference provides educational sessions, networking, special events, and exhibits.

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Find the resources you need in the library

Looking for an IAAO resource? Find all of our internationally recognized publications, standards, and periodicals here. Members have full access to the IAAO Library as well as IAAO Connect, our member community networking tool.

Research Exchange

The new IAAO Research Exchange is also now available. The Research Exchange is the central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the property tax assessment and administration community.

Subject Guides

The library recently released two new subject guides. The Marijuana Valuation Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new special property type. The Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide focuses on how green buildings features impact property valuation.

Research Exchange

Subject Guide on Marijuana Valuation

New Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide

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