A New Voluntary Recertification Cycle began on January 1, 2016 with zero credits for all AAM members. Cycle has changed from 4 years to 3 years and 20 credits will still be needed to recertify.
Details about the 2016 Conference
Retirement Congratulations, Norm Babiuk, AAM on his retirement from the City Assessment & Taxation Department on Jan. 4. Norm was a member of the AAOM for 26 years. Best of luck in your future endeavours, Norm. Appointment Congratulations, Lloyd Funk, AAM on his appointment to the position of Director […]
AAOM Vice-President Mirek Frolek reports on his visit to the 2015 North Central Regional Association of Assessing Officers (NCRAAO) Conference in the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
Chalk up another victory for the digital age. ComFree,the sell-it-yourself company created in 1997, has ceased publication of their monthly listings magazine-Homes. This is no reflection on business volume. In a time when some homeowners are selling on Kijiji, most shoppers have probably being using the ComFree website. The company […]
Once again, January brings the annual shock from the West Coast. The B.C. Assessment Authority has released their list for 2016 of the top valued home assessments in the province . As always, it is hair-raising viewing. The Vancouver Sun reports that as many as 55,000 British Columbia homeowners are […]
The City of Prince Albert has posted a bulletin for the position of Assessment Appraiser. Qualified applicants should submit their application online at www.citypa.ca by Friday, January 22, 2016.
AAOM’s 60th anniversary Conference is set for Wednesday & Thursday, May 4 & 5, 2016. The AAOM is returning to the Best Western Plus, 1715 Wellington Avenue in Winnipeg. More details TBA in the new year.
The AAOM Executive Council extends best wishes to all members for a safe and joyous holiday season and a happy and healthy 2016.
New Members, New Designee, and Upcoming Renewals…
Carol Lyons–AAOM’s Administrative Assistant–shares her enthusiasm for the 2015 Symposium…
Lloyd Funk, AAM reports on the 81st International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana as a representative of the AAOM…
Earlier this year, 55 provincial members gave feedback to our post-symposium survey. Follow the link to see how they responded:
The AAOM Executive is reviewing the results of the 2015 Symposium as they plan for next year. 52 City members responded to our post-symposium survey–follow the link to see their feedback…
The AAOM executive thanks the 107 members that responded in our post-symposium survey. The survey was distributed to everyone who attended the symposium. The following is a brief summary of the feedback…
The Appraisal Institute of Canada has published the fall 2015 issue of Canadian Property Valuation.
Read the online edition…
An automobile dealership is a special-use property that presents unique challenges in its valuation. In an article published in the Summer 2015 issue of The Appraisal Journal, Bradley Carver discusses the details necessary to produce a credible estimate of value.
The principle of excess land is a concept in appraisal practice, but surprisingly few articles have been devoted to this topic. The following article by Joseph M. Webster was published in the Spring 2015 issue of The Appraisal Journal.
In the September 2015 issue of the IAAO’s Fair and Equitable, Greg Petzold recalls his encounter on the Crypt Lake Trail.
The City of Medicine Hat, Alberta has posted a bulletin for the position of City Assessor.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to Competition #15257A, Human Resources Department, City of Medicine Hat, Suite 101, 505 First Street SE, Medicine Hat T1A 0A9; fax (403) 525-8870; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This posting will remain open until Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.