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Illegal Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations – Part Two

This article originally titled, Recognizing Clandestine Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations for Property Insurance Claims and Property Management Professionals – Part Two of Three Parts, was originally posted on LinkedIn. Part one of this article presented a real-life case study involving the landlord of an apartment complex who was sued for negligence and personal injury by a former tenant who claimed that water …

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Illegal Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations – Part One

This article originally titled, Recognizing Clandestine Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations for Property Insurance Claims and Property Management Professionals – Part One of Three Parts, was originally posted on LinkedIn. Parts two and three of this article will also be reprinted at another time. Based on a true story… The elderly landlord couldn’t feel much worse as he stood outside of …

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Buzz Academy Session Interview with Blaine Feyen

Have you heard about the new features of our Trade Show at Valuation 20/20? With our new streamlined tradeshow, you’ll have more opportunities to network with your peers, learn from experts within the field, and get valuable insider knowledge with our Buzz Academy Sessions. Valuation 20/20 takes place from March 19th – 21st and the trade show is on Friday, …

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Data Standards and Appraising

STANDARDS – A PRIMER Standards are everywhere, and while we benefit from them, they are often unnoticed or assumed. There are many types of standards, ranging from standards in practices to standards in measuring performance to describing units of measure applied to that which is to be measured. There are standards in manufacturing and in data definitions and electronic protocols. …

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Buzz Academy Session Interview with Joshua Walitt

Valuation 20/20 has a lot of new features to offer appraisers this Spring in New Orleans! With our new streamlined tradeshow, you’ll have more opportunities to network with your peers, learn from experts within the field, and get valuable insider knowledge with our Buzz Academy Sessions. Valuation 20/20 takes place from March 19th – 21st and the trade show is …

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California Now Requires Solar Panels on New Construction

Yes, you read that right. Solar panels are now a requirement for new construction in California.  The state passed a law that requires solar panels on new construction of single-family residences, and condos or apartments up to three stories. Not just a few panels, but enough to provide 100% of the power needed for the structure. As of January 1, …

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What Luxury Home Appraisers and Fine Art Appraisers Have in Common

When people hear the word “art,” a luxury home typically doesn’t come to mind. Instead, people associate art with an exquisite painting or a lavish sculpture. Many people may not consider residential real estate to be part of the “art world,” however, when you look at luxury homes and fine art side-by-side, the similarities are astounding. While residential real estate …

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Why Do You Love Being an Appraiser?

There are plenty of reasons to love what you do every single day. Maybe you love your commute and the alone time that comes along with it. Maybe you love the people you see every day or love that you don’t have to see people every day. Hopefully, as an appraiser, you love being an appraiser every day. We asked …

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