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Creative Structuring for Securitized Deals

A Quick "No" Isn't Always the Right Answer

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Depreciated Book Value & Fair Market Value

It's All Greek to Me

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Identifying the Trees & Appraising the Forest

Preventing overengineered appraisal reports while disclosing potential material concerns

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Lease Terms Versus Operation

Beyond Appraisal and Into Consulting

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How Condo Buildings End

Argianas & Associates VP, Alex Argianas, Featured in Slate

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The Future Is Bright for Old Coal Plants

Deregulation, Taxation, Highest & Best Use Considerations, & The Future

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The Smart Leverage!

The Mechanics of Unleveraged, Positively Leveraged, & Negatively Leveraged Commercial Real Estate Financing

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30 Commercial Appraisal Terms You Should Know

The 3rd blog in our 30th anniversary series

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The Pathway to Decentralized Finance In Real Estate

How Novel Platforms are Transforming the Next Generation’s Financial Decisions

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Update My Appraisal for Me, Please?

A new client is a new assignment resulting in a new report

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Understanding Value, Cost and Price

It Is Not Always Worth What Someone Is Willing to Pay

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30 of Our Most Memorable Appraisal Assignments

And Then Some

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Why It Is Important To Use Correct Like-Kind Comparable Sales

Apples to Coconuts

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Forbes Feature: What is the Secret to a Good AVM?

Charles Argianas explains how an appraiser is the secret to a good AVM

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30 Lessons Learned in Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

Argianas and Associates has learned 30 lessons in the past 30 years

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Forbes Feature: Charles Argianas Writes About Adaptive Reuse

Nine Adaptive Reuse Considerations Property Owners Should Know

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Sharing Expert Insights about Insurance

Alexander Argianas and Karrie McRight share thoughts about insurance and appraisals

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Help for Property Owners in a Flux Market

Market Value, Disposition Value, and Liquidation Value

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IRS Section 1031 Starker Exchanges

Defer Capital Gains and Build Wealth

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Appraisal in the Time of Coronavirus

Credible Appraisals in a Kangaroo Market

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Real Estate Date of Death Settlement Concerns

Experience Matters Most in Your Time of Need

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The Right Values for Zoning Matters Part 2

Presenting the case on inconsistent land use or diminution of value

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The Right Values for Zoning Matters Part 1

Highest & Best Use, Reasonable Likelihood of Rezoning, & Value Impact On Surrounding Properties

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Additional Ways to Understand Your Portfolio

Do You Need an Appraisal of Your Commercial Property Portfolio?

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The Impact of COVID19 on Real Estate

Coffee Conversation with Argianas & Associates about the real estate market in these challenging times

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Commercial Property Portfolio Valuations

Three Things That May Surprise You

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Two Is Better Than One in Subdivision Appraisal

Comparing two approaches for appraising subdivisions

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Three's Company in Commercial Appraisals

Fee Simple, Leased Fee and Leasehold Interest

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The Engagement Letter: Where an Appraisal Begins

The team at Argianas and Associates build relationships with each engagement letter

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A Cautionary Tale about Intended Users and the Law

Charles Argianas Cautions One "Oh No" Cancels out 100 "Atta, Boys!"

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Keeping It Confidential With Clients

Part Two of a Three Part Series About Intended Users

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A Guide to Determining Your Intended User

Complicated Jargon Becomes Easy-to-Understand Knowledge - Part One of a Three Part Series

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Digging Your Toes into the Sand with an Appraisal

Argianas & Associates helps guide a client as he prepares for a condemnation

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Taking a Deep Dive into Understanding Appraisals

Breaking Down Market Value, Fair Market Value and Insurance Value

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On The Case: Commercial Appraisal Reports

Argianas & Associates Are Property Detectives

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Five Golden Rules for All New Appraisers

Data + Numbers + Synthesis = Adventures in the Life of a Chicago Commercial Appraiser

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Education and University Appraisals

Head of the Class

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Raccoons and Real Estate: Tales from the Front Lines

Contemplated Deconversion of an Entire Office Condominium Complex

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Understanding the Deconversion Process

Discover the ins and outs of a hot topic in real estate

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Is AI Disrupting the Commercial Real Estate Industry?

A discussion with the Argianas & Associates team about the role technology plays in real estate valuations

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Explore the Income Capitalization Approach

Part Three of a Three-Part Series Exploring Real Estate Valuation Methods

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A Closer Look at the Sales Comparison Approach

Part Two of a Three-Part Series Exploring Real Estate Valuation Methods

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What Does a Real Estate Appraiser Do?

Find out how an appraiser can help you make smart real estate decisions.

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A Closer Look at the Cost Approach Valuation Method

First of a Three-Part Series Exploring Real Estate Valuation Methods

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From the Mag Mile to the Merc - We've Appraised It!

Chicago Edition of "You Appraised What?"

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Why You Need An Appraisal in a Flux Market

Why an appraisal is even more important than ever in today's fluctuating real estate market.

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What Your Bank Wishes You Knew About Valuations

Our firm collaborates with banks every day. So we know what they want you to understand about real estate valuations for your loan.

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