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IAAO WORKSHOP 452 FUNDAMENTALS OF ASSESSMENT RATIO STUDIES

This is a VALA sponsored workshop and provides a very basic introduction to the development and uses of assessment sales ratio studies based upon the IAAO Standards of Ratio Studies: January 2010. The workshop covers the topics of sales analysis, sampling, and the development of assessment ratio studies. The workshop also covers managerial and technical issues, which include staffing, timing of studies, use of study results, statistical testing and assessment regressively and progressivity. This workshop includes an exam.

DATE: August 11th – 13th 2014

TIME: 8a.m. – 5 p.m. August 13th is a half day

LOCATION: Rockingham Public Library in 65 Westminster St. Bellows Falls, Vermont

TUITION: $300 for regular attendees and $270 for VALA members

PAYMENT DEADLINE: Payment is required by July 25th, 2014

Recommended: Course 101. IAAO recertification credit: 18.5 credit hours-2 ½ days VPA IV credit

To print registration form and obtain additional information please click on the following linK: IAAO 452 Ratio Studies Registration Form 8 2014 (2)

 

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 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Vermont Assessors and Listers Association is committed to creating educational opportunities through its scholarship program.  VALA’s objective has been to provide training and education that would improve the standards of assessment.  If you are interested in enhancing your professsional development through appraisal related courses and are in need of  financial assistance please download the scholarship request form below.
Scholarship Requirements and Application Form (Microsoft Word)

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  CHRISTIE WRIGHT, PV&R DISTRICT ADVISOR

Christie discussed at the Vala Depreciation Class in White River Junction, check lists for Quality and Condition that were developed by John Westinghouse (another District Advisor).  She has  generously provided these forms for distribution and you can download them for printing by clicking on the links below.  Christie cautions Listers that they need to learn the difference between quality and condition but that they could then be good checklists for those parameters.

CONDITION OF QUALITY ITEMS Christie Wright 
RESIDENTIAL GRADE FACTORS from Christie Wright 
Copy of RESIDENTIAL QUALITY & CONDITION Christie Wright 

 

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