What is the purpose of the City of Winnipeg’s Buildings Conservation List? Greg Petzold (Assessor, City of Winnipeg) reviews how buildings on the list are graded.
The AAOM aims for excellence in assessment practice by regulating the accreditation standards for the AAM designation, and by promoting continuous professional learning. Since our foundation in 1956, industry standards and professional practice requirements have evolved continuously, and require constant review. The Education Committee is currently reviewing the AAM accreditation and […]
We had a few inquiries about the smallest house in Winnipeg. No, Frodo Baggins does not live here. Due to privacy restrictions, the address of this Elmwood home cannot be revealed. However, we can tell you it dates to the mid-1930s with only a surface foundation. With no garage and […]
100th Birthday for 457 Main -Winnipeg Assessment & Taxation Office Building 457 Main today and in a circa 1914 postcard complete with windows that opened 2012 marks the 100th birthday of the current home of the City of Winnipeg Assessment & Taxation Department. The Confederation Life Building at 457 Main […]
Membership Renewal notices for 2013 will be going out prior to December 1, 2012. Deadline for payment is January 1st.
Minnedosa: November 11, 1918 Official celebration of the Armistice. Winnipeg: November 11, 1918 The formal surrender ending WWI signed in Compiegne, France. People danced at Portage and Main. Winnipeg: November 11, 1919 Peace decorations on the T. Eaton Co. building on Portage Avenue. Winnipeg: Pine Street In 1925, […]
Submitted by Rick Olson (MLG)News report from Bruno , NE In 1981, Herman Ostry and his wife, Donna, bought a farm a half mile outside of Bruno , Nebraska , a small community sixty miles west of Omaha .The property had a creek and came with a barn built in […]
Estimated values can be reviewed in a variety of ways including scatter plots, GIS mapping and stratification analysis. Extreme data may create visible problems. Sample scatter plot-sale ratios versus effective age: Here the variation in the oldest (+100 years) properties compares reasonably well to the more typical 50 to 60 […]
Part 1: In the Land of Extreme Data Extremes challenge valuation models. We have to be conscious of data extremes in the property inventory: They may deserve review. They may deserve exclusion from sales modeling. They may even deserve attention in model variable design or coefficients. Have you ever […]
2012 marks the 9th annual Doors Open Winnipeg, a free event put on by heritage Winnipeg that opens up buildings of historical and architectural interest to the public. Volunteers offer a variety of tours. Many of the buildings remain “working” buildings rather than museums. Visitors in the past have rung […]