February 1, 2018
  • Statewide Supervisor Meeting

    February 1, 2018
    Embassy Suites 101 E Locust St Des Moines, IA

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February 19, 2018
February 20, 2018
  • Vanguard Workshop-Residential Grading & Depreciation

    February 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Health & Human Service Bldg 622 S Front St St. Peter, MN

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    At Vanguard, we are proud of our people, products and service.  For you and your staff to have a chance to experience the Vanguard advantage we would like to extend an offer for you to attend this educational opportunity.

    Taught by Vanguard Appraisals Vice President VCS Field Operations Scott Johnson.  This class will start with the basics of grading, covering each grade indetail, explaining each of the components that make up the grade of a dwelling, windows, type of roof, building materials,finish work, design and etc. We will cover and discuss the major considerations that are to be looked at when setting agrade, such as Quality, Design, Desirability and Location. You will learn what to look for in older homes when comparingdesign, materials and quality to newer homes when setting a grade. We will discuss the idea of quality of workmanship andmaterials from the perspective of a contractor. Lastly you will be grading a large number of dwellings while discussing howand why it is the grade it is.   

    When it comes to depreciation or condition of a dwelling we will be examining each of the major components that make upa dwelling. Determining how much of the whole each part or component is worth and the proper adjustments to make inorder to determine the amount of depreciation that is to be either added or subtracted to arrive at market value of theoverall total improvement.   

    Training will begin at 8:30 am and finish at 4:00 pm. 
    * Limit of 50 attendees .
    Vanguard has also been approved by the State Board of Assessors to have 6 CEH’s by attendingthe workshop at either location .

    **Please bring your Vanguardmanual for your page bypage residential pricing**

    Please submit registration by February 2nd, 2018.


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