MTS Journal

1997  •  Volume 14  •  Issue 2

The MTS Journal is the LEADING voice for Machinery and Technical Specialties valuers. Published by ASAʼs MTS Committee, the MTS Journal is written both for the appraiser who values equipment and for those who have a professional interest in the subject.
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Articles from this Issue

Editor's Corner

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 2 Jack Washbourn, ASA

Chairman's Perspective

News from ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee.
PAGE 3 Jeffrey A. Hutton, ASA

More Miles

This article focuses on the new equipment used.
PAGE 6 Leslie H. Miles Jr., ASA

The Seven Psychological Laws Of Effective Appraisal Storytelling

Editor's Note: The following article, although it appears to deal with real property, is relevant to all disciplines including Machinery & Technical Specialties.
PAGE 9 James Popp

For What It's Worth - Inventory Valuation

Unless otherwise noted, this article talks about finished goods in their normal ready-for-sale condition as inventory.
PAGE 21 J. Michael Clarkson, ASA

Litigation - We All Pay!

here is very little discussion on how English common law (loser pays) can still allow contingency fees, but would tend to point these attorneys towards cases in which many of the claims are much more legitimate.
PAGE 29 Leslie H. Miles Jr., ASA

Auctions & Appraisals For The Turnaround Specialist

This article is written to provide the turnaround or workout specialist with guidelines to help in this selection process, as well as how appraisals have a direct correlation to the specialists ability to achieve success in turnaround or workout program.
PAGE 35 David Levy, CEA & Jack Washbourn, ASA

Economics And The Law: Quantifying Obsolescence In Production Machinery & Equipment For Ad Valorem Appraisal

Reprinted from the Journal of Technical Valuation - April 1992
PAGE 42 C. B. McLean, Jr.