One Crucial Resource for Assessors Handling Property Tax Disputes

Assessment professionals are responsible for appraising properties within their districts for accurate, fair, and equitable values. This ensures that each property owner pays just the right amount to the local tax rolls in order to secure adequate funds for local public school districts, public safety, public works, and other essentialRead More

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4 Stressful Scenarios Assessors Avoid with Pictometry® Imagery

The International Association of Assessing Officers allows assessment and appraisal departments to use remote aerial imagery and other tools to levy property taxes. Yet many assessment offices don’t realize this and still visit each property on foot, despite the many advantages remote assessment can offer. Pictometry® Intelligent Images® from EagleViewRead More


What Can Imagery Do for Oil and Gas Infrastructure?

This June, President Obama signed the PIPES Act of 2016, also referred to as the SAFE PIPES Act, into law. The legislation, according to, “gives the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) new regulatory authority over operators of the United States’ nearly 3 millionRead More


Agent of Change: Wood Buffalo

Last year, EagleView highlighted five Agents of Change in the United States and Canada in our Portfolio of Change. Agents of Change are assessment and GIS professionals who have leveraged the power of their Pictometry® aerial imagery by implementing ChangeFinder™ technology. ChangeFinder helps communities like Wood Buffalo identify and manageRead More

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Agent of Change: Fairfax County, Virginia

A neighbor to the nation’s capital, Fairfax County, Virginia, is made up of 407 square miles and a population of 1.12 million people.  Highly developed from the 1960s through the 1980s the county has 352,910 taxable parcels and relatively little undeveloped land available.  When change happens, it’s often going toRead More

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Celebrating Agents of Change

By: Alex Hepp, Director of Assessment   For over 15 years, Pictometry has worked closely with assessors to understand their challenges and develop solutions that allow them to perform their duties in the most effective and efficient fashion. Our high-resolution imagery and desktop solutions have allowed assessors to reduce theRead More

City of Norfolk Departments Depend on Pictometry

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have come a long way. From the question of “What is GIS?” to “What can it do for me?” to “You can build that?” The science and organizational capabilities of GIS is why it continues to grow as one of the most integral parts of today’sRead More

Leveraging Technology to Monitor Large Land Masses

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is going through a growth spurt that any city, county, state or province would envy. Located in northeast Alberta, Canada, Wood Buffalo sits atop oil deposits that are arguably as large as those found in Saudi Arabia. As a result, the formerly quiet areaRead More

EagleView Wins Innovation in Action Award

2014 was a great year for EagleView!  We were recently honored with the Strategy Meets Action (SMA) Innovation in Action Award at the annual summit held in Boston. SMA named EagleView the winner in the IT solution provider category for our innovative solution for property inspection: Risk Visualization Solutions (RVS) utilizing Pictometry®Read More

El Paso County, Texas Pushed to Change

When Dinah Kilgore stepped into the role of Executive Director and Chief Appraiser of the western-most county in Texas in 2007, she was faced with what’s best described as a Texas-sized challenge: the appraisal of just over 400,000 parcels spread out over 1,015 square miles. “As soon as I tookRead More