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Property taxes in most Canadian municipalities now constitute a significant part of home ownership costs. Normally, in assessment or appraisal theory, it is stated that home values or sales prices drive assessment values, which, in turn, drives the level...
The past year brought with it considerable political and economic uncertainty for Canada, as many watched the US economy grow under a low inflation environment. Moving into 2018, the Canadian commercial real estate market appears to be capitalizing on...
With the recent upward cycle in the commercial real estate (CRE) market, both property values and property tax disbursements are reaching record highs. As the CRE industry continues to attract capital at record levels, the competition for available assets...
This article is intended to provide a short list of some of the most common mistakes and unprofessional conduct that result in complaints to the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC). Forgive us if some of these seem obvious, but...
Company: Jackson & Associates Ltd. Location: Courtenay, BC Year established: 1980 Services: Full range of residential, commercial and industrial appraisal services # of staff: 9 # of AACIs: 3 # of CRAs: 2 # of Candidates: 1 For Dan Wilson, AACI, P.App, Fellow, former president of the...
In addition to the standards dictated by the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP), appraisers have a common law duty of care that is delineated by contract and by the law of negligence and negligent misrepresentation. Contractual...