Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The  Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets, 4th Edition, 2020


Updated in 2020, ASA’s Valuing Machinery and Equipment is the authoritative textbook on the theory and methodology of appraising machinery, equipment, and technical assets. This new edition includes revised and updated chapters on the sales comparison approach, appraisal report writing, aircraft appraisals, and valuations for financial reporting.  It also includes a new chapter on ad valorem tax appraisals, updated appendices with appraisal research sources, an enhanced index, and a wholly rewritten and improved glossary.

This comprehensive 4th Edition features current information and best practices in the appraisal profession and aims to continue the textbook’s reputation as the authoritative source on the theory and methodology of appraising machinery, equipment, and technical assets.


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