Manitoba Government Job Opportunities

Assessment Officer AS2 Assessment Officer 2; AS3 Assessment Officer 3 Regular/full-time Municipal RelationsAssessment Services, Municipal Governance & Advisory Services Portage la Prairie MB, Morden MB Advertisement Number: 39454 Salary(s): AS2 $45,164.00 – $63,472.00 per year ; AS3 $45,164.00 – $63,472.00 per year Closing Date: July 31, 2022 Open Until Filled If you are interested in […]

Doors Open Winnipeg-May 25-26

The 10th annual Doors Open Winnipeg event takes place Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26. The event–organized by Heritage Winnipeg– showcases over 80 buildings and sites. Get the full picture on dozens of unique and historic buildings. Doors Open has spread around the world since the 1980s and first came to Canada in 2000.

Green Technology: But do we call it a half bath?

Did I really see that? The latest plumbing product to start popping up in Winnipeg home listing photos is a toilet-sink combo that is getting a lot of second looks. You could call it two-in-one plumbing. Although it is certainly suited to tight spaces, the product is not necessarily intended to fully replace bathroom sinks. The […]

Not Wanted at the Party: Excluding Sales from Analysis

Sales verification is the foundation of good values. Assessors spend a lot of time trying to ensure that point of sale property data is correct. Yet for many sales it is not so much a matter of correcting data, but rather simple exclusion from the analysis. The following is a survey of some of the […]

Milestones

2012 was a record breaking year for Winnipeg realtors: 13,000 residential sales worth with $3.2 billion, topped off by a Winnipeg sales milestone…

Painting Condo Numbers:

Greg Petzold (Assessor, City of Winnipeg) reviews the growth of condominium inventory in Winnipeg over the timespan of a decade.

What is the Buildings Conservation List?

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.

312 sqft: The Little House That Could

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 only a 20 foot lot, […]

Where’s the Cake?

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 was completed in 1912 at […]

Barn Moving in Nebraska

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 the 1920’s. The barn floor […]