Winner of the George L. Schmutz Award
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Learn the intricacies of the appraisal process as applied to conservation and historic preservation easements!
Drawing on legal, regulatory and professional appraisal literature, Appraising Conservation and Historic Preservation Easements examines the valuation of conservation and historic preservation easements from the contradictory perspectives of the IRS, the courts, easement-holding organizations and appraisers. In this landmark text, author Richard J. Roddewig, MAI, CRE, FRICS, covers:
The history of easements
General land use considerations
Valuation methodologies to be applied to specific easement-related appraisal assignments
Detailed examples and sample sections of appraisal reports relating to various easement properties and appraisal situations
This comprehensive text, a joint project between the Appraisal Institute and Land Trust Alliance, goes well beyond earlier publications on this topic!
About the Author
Richard J. Roddewig, MAI, CRE, FRICS, is a real estate appraiser and a land use and zoning attorney with more than 30 years of experience. Mr. Roddewig has been involved in more than 200 assignments involving conservation and historic preservation. Mr. Roddewig was a member of the joint task force on conservation and preservation easement appraisal issues appointed by the Land Trust Alliance, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Appraisal Institute, the American Society of Appraisers, and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. He served as a reviewer for the Valuation and Conservation Easements course and was the developer of the three-day Appraising Historic Preservation Easements course.