Descriptions

Seminar Descriptions

Agricultural Use Appraisal/Agricultural Schedule Building

Description:

Did you know the agricultural valuation course has been retired? To provide training in that area, TAAD is sponsoring a one-day seminar designed to instruct about the basics of developing ag values and calculating rollbacks as well as building ag schedules (using cash and share leases).

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: October 28, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Carla Pope-Osborne

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: October 14, 2020

Appraising High End & Difficult Homes

Description:

This workshop provides guidance and suggestions on the process of data collection and analysis of high-end and difficult residential properties. Information from various areas of the U.S. will be used to help establish some processes and procedures. Images and property characteristics of sales and listed properties will be used.

After the seminar you’ll be able to: •Review contributory factors for land value that may be different than normal single-family residences Develop alternative methods for establishing comparable sales value Be able to use and explain regression lines for establishing comparable sales approach value •Be familiar when/if the income approach can be used

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: November 19, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Rick Stuart, CAE

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: November 6, 2020

Development of Capitalization Rates

Description:

This workshop will explore the difference between capitalization rates used in direct capitalization and a yield rate used in yield capitalization. We will discuss the difference between an overall capitalization rate, a land capitalization rate and a building capitalization rate along with some other common terms used in capitalization rates discussion such as unloaded versus loaded capitalization rates, terminal capitalization rates.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: November 18, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Rick Stuart, CAE

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: November 6, 2020

Mass Appraisal Analysis & Benchmarks

Description:

This one-day workshop is designed to help refresh the mass appraisal technics used in the valuation process and also to help establish some processes and procedures for unusual or more challenging events.

Topics discussed will include: USPAP, Scope of Work, Mass Appraisal, Market Value, Highest and Best Use Analysis, Neighborhood Analysis, Benchmarks, Sales Validation, Sales Ratio Analysis, Sales Chasing and Trending.

Students will understand the annual application of the mass appraisal process, consider various analyses for fine-tuning neighborhood values, understand what data to analyze when establishing benchmarks as well as review and expansion of sales ratio analysis, review processes to detect and avoid sales chasing, and understand the proper application of trending valuations.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: November 17, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Rick Stuart, CAE

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: November 2, 2020

Public Funds Investment Training for Appraisal Districts

Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to provide training mandated by Texas Government Code, Chapter 2256. This two-day seminar meets the required 10 hours of PFIA training needed every two years by all individuals serving as financial officer, treasurer or investment officer of a local government, including an appraisal district.

Topics discussed: Public Funds Investment Act Compliance,Texas Public Funds Collateral Act, developing a certificate of deposit program, investment policies, investment basics, factors that affect interest rates, using excel for investment controls, investment pools, internet resources for investment decisions, internal controls, the budgeting process, computer security awareness controls and business impact analysis.

Duration: Day 1: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30am-5pm Day 2: Class 8:30am-12pm

Dates: October 26-27, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Patrick Shinkle, Center for Public Management at the University of North Texas

Fees: 2020 Member District: $175 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $225 | 2020 Nonmember: $300 |

Credits: 11.25 hours

Valuation of Low End & Difficult Residential

Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to provide assistance in the valuation of low end and difficult residential properties that often create valuation issues. It is not unusual that these types of properties when sold have a sales ratio considerably higher than 1.00 and a very regressive PRD (Price-Related Differential).

 

Property types to be discussed are: •older, economically challenged areas heavy mix of rental properties do rentals sell for less extreme deferred maintenance physical deterioration functional obsolescence external obsolescence old manufactured homes manufactured homes connected with each other manufactured homes connected to stick-built homes other odd or unusual homes.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: November 20, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Rick Stuart, CAE

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: November 6, 2020

Valuation of Metal Buildings/Barndominiums

Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to provide some guidance and suggestions on the process of analysis and valuation of metal buildings converted to living areas, or what we call “barndominiums.” These are structures that appear to be metal-clad farm buildings, but part or all the structure has been finished on the interior and used as living area. Some are used as a temporary living area while the owners construct a new stick-built home, while others are built as a permanent residence. The framing can be pole or steel.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: November 16, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Rick Stuart, CAE

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 CEs

Registration Deadline: November 2, 2020

Wildlife Appraisal

Description:

Did you know the wildlife appraisal course has been retired? To provide training in that area, TAAD is sponsoring a one-day seminar designed to instruct about the basics of wildlife management activities, determining qualifications for wildlife appraisal, and calculating the value of property under wildlife appraisal. You will learn key features to look for when monitoring wildlife properties. This year’s seminar has new material, new examples and more to offer!

Duration: Registration 8-8:30am; Class 8:30-5

Dates: October 29, 2020 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Carla Pope-Osborne, Daniel Van Schaik

Fees: 2020 Member District: $150 | 2020 Affiliate/Associate Member: $175 | 2020 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: October 14, 2020