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2012-02-01 11:40:18

Consistent appraisals of homes and businesses outfitted with photovoltaic (PV) installations are a real challenge for the nation´s real estate industry, but a new tool developed by Sandia National Laboratories and Solar Power Electric and licensed by Sandia addresses that issue. Sandia scientists, in partnership with Jamie Johnson of Solar Power Electric, have developed PV ValueTM, an electronic form to standardize appraisals. Funded by the Department of Energy´s Office of Energy...

2011-12-16 20:00:00

ASA Member Ken Dufour, ASA, Premiered on the December 12th episode of American Pickers on the History Channel Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 On Monday December 12, 2011, American Society of Appraisersâ member Ken Dufour, ASA, premiered on the History Channelâs popular television show American Pickers as an expert aviation appraiser. Featured on the show was a 1920s Health-Henderson engine used in early aircraft kits. The American Pickers, who purchased the...

2011-11-07 11:00:00

June 4-18, 2012, Purchase College, State University of New York and the American Society of Appraisers will offer its 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp designed for those interested in developing the skills necessary to build or further their career in the appraisal of personal property. Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and Purchase College, State University of New York are proudly offering 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp, June 4-18, 2012 at Purchase...

2011-10-27 12:00:00

The American Society of Appraisers recently launched the 3rd edition of its popular reference book, "Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets." This edition features many updates from the prior version, providing the reader with the most up to date information about machinery and technical specialties appraisals. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest...

2011-09-21 21:20:00

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication: Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication: Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets. Utilizing the latest technology, this book will be available...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

CHICAGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, the Appraisal Institute today called on the world's real estate community to join in helping ensure reliable valuations for sustainable "green" buildings. The Appraisal Institute is the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers and has members in 60 countries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/DC85313LOGO) "The Appraisal Institute is the world's leading authority on...

2011-04-13 14:40:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode today announced that its applications for the iPhone and iPad combined have surpassed the 100,000 installs mark. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/DA82734) a la mode has changed the face of real estate technology with its appraiser sketching and data gathering software, DaVinci for iPhone and iPad, as well as TourNarrator for the iPhone, which helps real estate agents close deals faster by taking and organizing...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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