USING THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS FOR VALUATION MODELING

USING THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS FOR VALUATION MODELING

Josh Panknin, Director of Real Estate Technology Initiatives in the Engineering school at Columbia University wrote an excellent thought-provoking article, The Property Valuation Reckoning is Imminent, How Technology is Highlighting Underwriting’s Shortcomings. In his...
ASFMRA Education Week

ASFMRA Education Week

The American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers’ (ASFMRA) Education Week is an event unlike any other. From July 17-24 in La Vista, Nebraska 245 participants from 35 different states came together to participate in seminars, network with other industry...
An Appraisal Versus an Evaluation

An Appraisal Versus an Evaluation

There is no mention of the term evaluation in [USPAP] Standard 1 or Standard 2.  USPAP does not mention evaluation, although Advisory Opinion 13 does.  From this, it’s safe to conclude USPAP does not address evaluations. Since USPAP contemplates neither the...
BEING QUALIFIED TO VALUE TIMBERLAND

BEING QUALIFIED TO VALUE TIMBERLAND

As a professional forester, I have managed timberland for large forest product companies over the past four decades. In that role, I purchased timberland on many occasions from small private timberland owners. Most times sellers hired a real estate agent with little...