Appraisals of commercial real estate and other special purpose properties consider three approaches to value and conclude with a reconciliation of the approaches to estimate a final value.
It is said of some athletes that they make the difficult look easy and make the routine look difficult. I’ve heard this said of goalies and shortstops at the very least.
Maria Hopkins, SRA, RA, is president of Maria Hopkins Associates, Spencer, Mass.
Here we are again...1998!!! Values in the Greater Boston area are showing a continued increase with no rhyme or reason.
The increasing inventory of life science facilities in the Boston area presents another special use property category for the experienced appraisal profession. It is only natural for the life sciences industry to flourish with prestigious universities such as Harvard and MIT along with several large life science companies in the area.
What do appraisal clients need in appraisals? Their needs are two-fold; service and quality. This month, I’ll explore client expectations about service.
Real Estate Value Changes as a result of a shifting landscape of population
Seemingly, most of us have recovered from what I like to call...
Coming out of a nicely timed July 4th holiday, and one that was much needed according to my informal survey, we move right into the heat of the summer. A few seasonal observations and questions.
Current economic commentary includes the forecast of impending cyclical patterns and the impact on the domestic economy of protectionist policies in global trade.
Laura Dwyer, public educator and information coordinator at RI Coastal Resources Management Council, Wakefield, R.I.