Monthly Archives: April 2016

Dixie and the DCF

Property sales tend to trigger changes in assessments. But assessments should be based on market value, not leased fee value. In her capacity as Any Municipality County’s Commercial Real Property Analyst, Dixie Phair is thinking about using a DCF analysis … Continue reading

Posted in The Adventures of Dixie Phair

Not Close Enough

Picture a small town conveniently linked to the city of Chicago by commuter train. Single family homes surround a mixed use “old downtown” historic district, with many other shopping choices within a short drive. A quiet community, they roll up … Continue reading

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The Un-Fab Four

Apologies to The Beatles (who define “fabulous”) but I wanted to get your attention. Routinely I am reminded that there are unscrupulous tax reps who force Assessors to battle various appeal tactics. Unfortunately, a new tactic has been added to … Continue reading

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