MTS Journal

2017  •  Volume 33  •  Issue 3

This issue includes a guide for producing IVS compliant appraisals. It also discusses the “art” of appraising, estimating economic obsolescence, airport inventory, and ethics in teaching Beta and CAPM.
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Articles from this Issue

MTS Journal Editorial

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 5 Brad Hartsburg, ASA, CPPA, CSA

Chairman’s Corner

News from ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee.
PAGE 7 Samuel Shapiro, ASA

Governor’s Bulletin

Important information and updates from MTS Discipline Governors.
PAGE 8 Richard Berkemeier, ASA and David Crick, ASA

Estimating Economic Obsolescence – Why the Inutility Formula is of Limited Utility

This article addresses what the Inutility Formula is, and just as importantly what it is not. Economic Obsolescence (“EO”) can be due to a variety of factors.
PAGE 11 Mark Chaplin, CFA, ASA and Patrick Prendergas

A Bridge from USPAP to IVS

This document describes additional steps to be taken by appraisers already accustomed to providing USPAP-compliant appraisals to make their valuations IVS-compliant.
PAGE 18 The Appraisal Foundation

Is it Ethical to Teach that Beta and CAPM Explain Something

According to the author - NO. It is crystal clear that CAPM and its Betas do not explain anything about expected or required returns and there are mountains of evidence to support this stance.
PAGE 26 Pablo Fernandez

The “Art” of Appraising?

Insights into why the practice of referring to appraisals and appraisal review as an "art" can be problematic, especially when we’re providing appraisals to the legal community.
PAGE 57 Jack Young, ASA, MTS/ARM, CPA

International Airport Physical Inventory

This article describes considerations appraisers should make when completing an inventory and appraisal for an international airport.
PAGE 63 Bradley Schulz, ASA