How Efficient Is Your Property Value Assessment Process?

As a property value assessment professional, you may be responsible for assigning value to thousands or even millions of parcels in your jurisdiction. Therefore, it’s no surprise that this work can present several unique challenges. Barriers to property value assessment The typical workflow of an assessor is, perhaps, the biggest obstacle inRead More

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What If You Could Change Your Assessment Workflow?

The process for assessing property taxes has remained much the same over time. Every assessment and reassessment of a property under the “old way” has one common factor: an in-person field inspection. The steps involved in a field assessment are lengthy and can come with unexpected setbacks. A typical workflowRead More

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The Big Lesson from the FutureView 2017 Speaker Sessions

This year, EagleView® had more than a dozen guest speakers join us for FutureView® 2017. One thing was clear from all of their presentations: more agencies are sharing usage of Pictometry® imagery solutions from EagleView. Budget constraints and the RFP process can present challenges for agencies. This means that smallerRead More

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An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 2

FutureView® 2017 has come to a close. We are so grateful to all of our attendees, exhibitors, and staff members who made it a success, as well as Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel and Tequila Cowboy for hosting us. Read about the first full day here, and keep scrolling for a recapRead More

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An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 1

FutureView® has arrived! The first full day kicked off at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast in the Renaissance Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, followed by the opening session to greet our attendees. Robert Locke, President of Pictometry® Government Solutions, addressed the crowd during the opening session. Out of all 10 FutureView conferences, heRead More

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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 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Assessors in 2017

With the New Year almost here, those of us with Type-A personalities are already busting out new day planners and creating our to-do lists for 2017. This is also an ideal time for assessment officials, regardless of personality type, to figure out what they can do to stay productive throughoutRead More

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Everything You Need to Know About FutureView 2017

FutureView is the advanced training and user conference for Pictometry imagery and solutions customers. Registration for FutureView is now open – but don’t wait too long or you could miss out! Here’s everything you need to know about attending FutureView 2017: What can FutureView do for you? At FutureView 2017,Read 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

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How Rural Counties Are Becoming #AgentsofChange

With one-third of the world’s land categorized as agricultural, assessors face obstacles when reviewing and assessing rural areas. Many communities in Indiana, which are largely agricultural, create challenges for assessors who need to track changes and new constructions in their counties. “Rural areas offer a unique challenge in terms ofRead More

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