Monthly Archives: January 2017


This is not an admission that I ate an ant. To get the complete title of this post, insert the two missing Rs. But this is not a rant about rates either. It’s an observation about detail and effort. As … Continue reading

Posted in Real Life

Dixie’s Knowledge Team

Dixie Phair, Any Municipality County’s Commercial Real Property Analyst, has a duty to know her local real property market. Keeping up with all sectors (including office, retail, industrial, multifamily, and general commercial) is more than a full time job. To … Continue reading

Posted in The Adventures of Dixie Phair

Duck Bill Platitudes

Assessment professionals are constantly forced to deal with folks trying to duck their tax bill. You’ve no doubt heard the “excuses” summarized below… how have you responded? “ It’s owner occupied, so the income approach doesn’t apply ” (Nice try… … Continue reading

Posted in Case Studies