MTS Journal

1989  •  Volume 03  •  Issue 2

This issue is part of ASA's Journal of Technical Valuation Series. It covers property classification appraisal methods, equipment furnishings and fixtures in relation to property values, yachts and small crafts, and more.
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Articles from this Issue

The Editor's Column

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 34 Kent L. Osbourne, ASA

Valuation Methods As Related To Property Classification And Kinds Of Value

The article discusses the history of property appraisal and highlights the three kinds of monetary appraisals, including cost estimations, forecasts of earning power, and determinations of the worth of properties.
PAGE 35 Henry A. Babcock, FASA, M.S., Ph.D.

Machinery & Equipment, Furnishings & Fixtures, And Their Relationship To Or Influence On Market Value Of Real Property

The article also examines the definition of machinery and equipment, furniture, and fixtures and how they relate to personal property in the context of condemnation proceedings, citing definitions, including American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
PAGE 43 A.D. Shiach, FASA

Technical Valuation Of Yachts and Small Crafts

This article discusses the importance of recreational boat appraisals, and the need for qualified marine appraisers to perform them, techniques for placing values on various boat types, and factors that should be considered in the appraisal process.
PAGE 50 Joseph Rodgers, ASA

How Much Off For Depreciation?

The article discusses the 2 principal kinds of depreciation and its causes in the context of real estate valuation. It explains that depreciation is the loss of value that can result from physical deterioration, obsolescence, depletion, and other factors.
PAGE 51 Fredrick M. Babcock, FASA