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2015 – volume 59 – Book 4

Canadian Property Valuation Magazine

2015 – volume 59 – Book 4

  • Understanding Reserve Fund Studies
  • Closing the technology gap
  • The use of graphs in the appraisal process
  • History of the Standards
  • CRA Diversification
  • When Chattels Become part of the Real Property

Issue Articles

2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
The use of graphs in the appraisal process
George Canning
By George Canning, AACI, P.App, Canning Consultants Inc., London ON Introduction Real estate practitioners are using more visual aids than ever before to describe data in their appraisal and consulting reports. Graphical knowledge is key in terms of using them…...
2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
Understanding reserve fund studies
Kari Benum, CRA, CRP, Dipl. J.A., Ernie Paustian, AACI, P. App, RPA, CRP, Dan Wilson, BCOMM, RI, AACI, P.App, Fellow, CRP
By Kari Benum, CRA, CRP, Dipl. J.A.; Ernie Paustian, AACI, P. App, RPA, CRP; and Dan Wilson, BCOMM, RI, AACI, P.App, Fellow, CRP Introduction Condominium and strata ownership continues to be a viable housing alternative for many Canadians. To protect…...
2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
CRA Diversification
Kari Benum, CRA, Troy Davidson, CRA, Deana Halladay, CRA
Here are some examples of how CRAs have successfully diversified their practice. Kari Benum, CRA      Reserve fund studies Kari Benum, CRA was fortunate to work for a large appraisal firm exploring a new line of business in reserve fund…...
2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
Closing Tech Gap
Colin B. Johnston
Commercial real estate (CRE) has traditionally lagged other industries in technology investment, but this is all set to change By Colin B. Johnston, AACI, P.App, who leads Altus Group’s valuation practice nationally, including Altus’ 300 appraisers and consultants across Canada.…...
2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
When Chattels Become Real Property
John Shevchuk, C.Arb, AACI(Hon)
By John Shevchuk, C.Arb, AACI(Hon) Volunteer Member, Appeal Sub-committee, Barrister & Solicitor In the sale of real property and in landlord and tenant arrangements, it is quite common for questions to arise over the ownership of buildings, structures and other…...
2015 – volume 59 – Book 4
History of Standards
Larry Dybvig, AACI, P.App
By Larry Dybvig, AACI, P.App Volunteer Member, Standards Sub-Committee Professional associations maintain professional standards for their members; it is a hallmark of a professional organization. These standards reflect a combination of excerpts adopted from the standards of other similar organizations,…...