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Canadian Property Valuation Magazine

Canadian Property Valuation magazine is a leading industry publication, distributed to AIC’s entire membership, partners, libraries and national/international subscribers. It is the only national magazine dedicated to serving the Canadian appraisal community and features important technical and industry-related articles written by AIC members who are experts in the field as well as leading industry authorities. Download the most recent issues of the magazine below.

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We invite submissions for CPV magazine and accept articles from 600 – 2800 words. A high-resolution photo and a very short bio of the author are required.

Article Submission Deadlines for 2023:

  • BOOK 1: Friday, February 3, 2023
  • BOOK 2: Thursday, April 6, 2023
  • BOOK 3: Friday, July 14, 2023
  • BOOK 4: Friday, October 6, 2023

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2024 – Volume 68 – Book 1
  • Executive Corner: Interview with Outgoing AIC President Claudio Polito, P. App., AACI
  • Legal Matters: Aboriginal Title – An Interest in Land?
  • Advocacy in Action: AIC Views on the 2024 Federal Budget
  • EDI: Connection – An Antidote to Adversity
  • Arbitration and Appraisal: Rent Reset Issues
  • Can Private Investment Solve the Affordable Housing Shortage?
  • And More!


2023 – Volume 67 – Book 4
  • Executive Corner: New AIC CEO Donna Dewar
  • Advocacy in Action: Parliament Hill Day Recap
  • The Future is Bright: Julie Dubé, P. App., AACI, É.A., and Pardeep Punia, P. App., CRA
  • Appraising Agricultural Properties: Trends and Considerations
  • Loss of Use Analysis
  • EDI: Why the Hype?
  • The Time is Now for Canada’s Appraisers to Develop an ESG Valuation Strategy
  • And More!
2023 – Volume 67 – Book 3
  • New AIC President: Adaptable and Prepared for the Unexpected
  • The “G” Element in ESG
  • Demonstrating the Value of Authentic Female Leadership
  • Valuing Hotels in Tumultuous TImes
  • And more !
2023 – Volume 67 – Book 2
  • Integrating Climate Risks
  • Stories Behind the Real Estate
  • Professional Appraiser Branding
  • Tyler Beatty Top Appraisers Under 40 Recipients
  • And more!
2023 – Volume 67 – Book 1
  • AIC’s 2022-23 President, Suzanne de Jong, AACI, P.App: Building and realizing the AIC of tomorrow
  • The Future is Bright: A conversation with Hayley Buskas, Candidate
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI): An invitation to the table
  • And More!
2022 – Volume 66 – Book 4
  • AIC’s 2022-23 President, Suzanne de Jong, AACI, P.App – Career success built on passion
  • Intuition and its role in the Direct Comparison Approach
  • Arbitrating ‘fair market rental’ in commercial rent reviews
2022 – Volume 66 – Book 3
  • Our future will be shaped by how we adapt to change
  • Evaluating Your Most Valuable Asset: You!
  • 2022 AIC National Conference Recap
  • Landlord’s Covenant of ‘Quiet Enjoyment’ v. Landlord’s Covenant to Repair
2022 – Volume 66 – Issue 2
  • Expert witness immunity
  • FACT vs FICTION: Do not let these four appraiser liability myths trip you up
  • Using probability distribution and variance to select the best overall capitalization rate of a property
  • Collateral damage: a brief history and the effects of housing discrimination in Canada
2022 – Volume 66 – Issue 1
  • Unconscious bias in appraisal
  • What will 2022 bring for commercial real estate?
  • The Future is Bright: Ensuring career success by making the most of his educational journey
  • Women in appraising II
2021 – Volume 65 – Book 4
  • The shifting landscape of big cities
  • Average and its role in real estate appraisal
  • The Future is Bright: Nicholas Jang
  • The benefits of volunteering at AIC: A secret too well kept
2021 – Volume 65 – Book 3
  • The Secret 5G Building Assessment Crisis
  • Positive Real Covenant Enforceable as a Contractual Obligation
  • Understanding and Overcoming our Biases
  • Shaping (Y)our Future
2021 – Volume 65 – Book 2
  • Diversification is the key to success
  • Contrasting expropriation and police powers
  • Solar panels on a small apartment building
  • What to do with a slightly used office building
2021 – Volume 65 – Book 1
  • Diversity at AIC
  • Women in Appraising
  • Financial Leverage: A Double-Edged Sword
  • The Age of Virtual Hearings
  • Long Term Leases: Rent Reset Analysis
2020 – Volume 64 – Book 4
  • The changing face of commercial real estate appraisal
  • ‘Shaping our Future’ Task Force
  • Adapt your business to the new reality
  • The valuation of difficult properties
  • Dealing with stress and anxiety during COVID-19
2020 – Volume 64 – Book 3
  • Aspects of appraising in Nunavut
  • CUSPAP and the Common Law
  • The great office space realignment
  • Valuing specific land claims: Historical CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)
2020 – Volume 64 – Book 2
  • Agricultural appraisal guidelines provide clearer direction on farmland appraisals
  • Real estate damages: the appraisal of properties impacted by detrimental conditions
  • Legal Matters‘ Market value’ versus ‘normal value’ in economically depressed time
  • Preserving the future of the residential appraiser
  • Appraisers operating during the worldwide pandemic
2020 – Volume 64 – Book 1
  • Advocacy: AIC Members at Parliament Hill / Testifying on the Hill
  • Will AI steal your job?
  • Co-signing – The backbone of AIC future
  • Issue in valuing: Heritage conservation properties
  • Aspects of the AIC discipline process – the Contract and the Charter
  • Valuation of church properties
2019 – Volume 63 – Book 4
  • An analysis of partial takings and contributory value in the context of various court decisions
  • The commercial real estate market is changing… but are appraisers?
  • Launch of CUSPAP 2020
  • Shaping our Future
2019 – Volume 63 – Book 3
  • Net Zero Energy homes constitute revolutionary change in homebuilding
  • New rules and regulations for using drones in your appraisal practice
  • Professional Practice Matters – Your input matters more than you realize
  • Marketing & Communications – 14 social media best practices you should
  • Why are you on my land? Property easements are forever (almost)
2019 – Volume 63 – Book 2
  • A sea change is upon us
  • An “across the fence” approach for valuing a right of way across a hydro corridor
  • How to attract a complaint
  • Appraising of an offshore island
  • Preparing for an Adjudicating Hearing
  • Legal Matters – ‘Unimproved’ property and rent re-set provisions
2019 – Volume 63 – Book 1
  • Canadian Cannabis Production and Research Facilities
  • A Forensic Appraiser’s Perspective: Government Overpaid for Land Relying on Unauthorized Appraisal
  • Contamination remediation costs and expropriation compensation Tanex Industries Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Water Distric
  • Competency and the appraiser
2018 – Volume 62 – Book 4
  • Cannabis Legalization: Caution Required When Disclosing Personal Information in a Report
  • Is this a Bubble and Is it Bursting ?
  • Going-concern appraisals vs. Business Valuations
  • Who can provide professional assistance?
2018 – Volume 62 – Book 3
  • Property rights: where do they come from and what do they mean?
  • Legal privilege and its application to appraisers
  • Green home appraising: a developing market segment
2018 – Volume 62 – Book 2
  • Accelerated innovation in commercial real estate
  • Canada’s National Housing Strategy
  • Improve your appraisal writing skills
  • Appraiser Duty of Care – Lessons Reinforced Royal Bank of Canada v. Westech Appraisal Services
2018 – Volume 62 – Book 1
  • Commercial Real Estate Tech Upgrade
  • Legalization of Marijuana is Changing Real Estate Landscape
  • Are Property Taxes Reflected in Market Price?
  • Around the Globe: Unique Challenges in the Carribean

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