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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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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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 data helps communities like Wood Buffalo identify andRead 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

Pictometry® Changes Perspective for Iowa County

When first introduced to Pictometry® Intelligent Imagery®, Linda Griggs, assessor, and Liz Kriegel, deputy assessor, for Iowa County, Iowa were not familiar of the benefits of the technology. Pictometry flew the county in 2009 through a grant with five other counties in the state; however, the imagery wasn’t readily utilizedRead More

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Fairfax County, VA First in the U.S. to Implement Pictometry CONNECTAssessment™

Fairfax County, VA is one of the several counties surrounding Washington D.C. and is home to a population of 1.12 million. With 407 sq. miles and 352,910 taxable parcels, staying on top of change can be difficult, especially when those parcels aren’t easily accessible. Larry Mackereth, Assistant Director for ResidentialRead More

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ChangeFinder™ Helped Town of Southampton Add Millions to Tax Rolls

Located on South Fork of Long Island, the Town of Southampton is known for beautiful beaches, spectacular homes and thriving tourism. For town assessor Lisa Goree, it also means a lot of properties that are gated or only occupied during the summer months. Visual inspection is important for any assessmentRead More

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