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2013 Assessment Manual
Section 1 - Letter of Transmittal
  • Intended Use of this Appraisal Report
  • Intended Client of this Report
  • Other Users of this Report
  • Date of Value of this Report
  • Type and Definition of Value
  • Identification of the Property Rights Assessed
  • Extent of Property Inspections
  • Certification of Value
  • MS1 2013 Report

Section 2 - Scope of Work  
  • Identification of Assumptions and Limiting Conditions
  • Scope of Work as Identified in In-House Work Plan
  • Brief Description of Assessed Properties
  • Determination of Highest and Best Use
  • Approaches to Value Considered and/or Utilized

Section 3 - Development of Values
  • Description of Basic Valuation Theory and Mass Appraisal
  • Period of Time Associated with Sales/Data Collection
  • Data Collection and Sales Verification Procedures
  • Number of Sales Utilized in Study
  • Description of Data Calibration Methods
  • Significance of Adjustments and Factors

Section 4 - Time Trending  
  • Explanation and Derivation of Time Trending Factors
  • Ratio Summary by Sale Date
  • Non-Residential Properties
  • Non-Residential Properties Sales for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • 2012 NH Department of Revenue Equalization Summary

Section 5 - Land and Neighborhood Data       
  • Commercial/Industrial Land Analysis and Parameters
  • Commercial Categories of Land and Land Pricing, Acreage Discounts
  • Land Curve Parameters (Area/Size Adjustment Factors)
  • Apartment Land Pricing
  • Manufactured Housing Land Pricing
  • Commercial/Industrial Condominiums
  • Commercial and Industrial Land Analysis
  • List of Qualified Commercial /Industrial Land Sales
  • List of Unqualified Commercial/Industrial Land Sales
  • Residential Land Analysis
  • Residential Categories of Land and Land Pricing
  • Residential Land Pricing
  • Residential Condominium Land Pricing
  • Manufactured Housing Land Pricing
  • List of Qualified Residential Land Sales
  • List of Unqualified Residential Land Sales
  • Residential Neighborhood Multiplier
  • Summary by Land Neighborhood
  • Residential Site Indexes
  • Summary by Site Index
  • 2013 Residential Street Site Index
  • Land Use Cost Settings
  • Zoning Districts and Allowable uses Article 28-2    
  • Development Design Standards Article 28-4     
 Section 6 - Improved Property Data
  • Types of Depreciation Considered and/or Utilized 
  • Depreciation Schedules - Single Family, Residential Condo, Manufactured Housing and Non-Residential 
  • Summary by Actual Year Built 
  • Commercial, Industrial and Residential Cost/Market Valuation 
  • Building Costs 
  • Base Rates
  • Summary by Style
  • Building Cost Tables, Allowable Construction Entries
  • Outbuilding Codes
  • Extra Feature Codes
  • Grade Coefficients - Single Family, Residential Condos, Manufactured Housing and Non-Residential
  • Summary by Residential Grade
  • Size Adjustment Factor
  • Summary by Building Size    
  Section 6 - Improved Property Data (continued)
  • Sub Area Codes
  • Improved Property Value Support           
  • Residential Building Cost Trend Factor
  • Summary by Assessing Neighborhood (Buildings)
  • Residential Condominiums
  • Summary by Condominium Neighborhoods  
  • Condominium Neighborhood Codes    
  • Condominium Unit Type Codes
  • Condominium Unit Location Codes
  • Residential Manufactured Homes
  • Manufactured Housing Neighborhood Codes
  • Summary by Manufactured Homes Neighborhoods
  • List of Qualified Improved Residential Sales
  • List of Unqualified Improved Residential Sales
  • List of Qualified Improved Commercial/Industrial Sales
  • List of Unqualified Improved Commercial/Industrial Sales

Section 6 - Income Approach - Described (continued) 
  • Income, Expense, Vacancy and Capitalization 
  • Actual Income, Expense and Vacancy Data   
  • Data Calibration  
  • Non-Residential Building Costs

Section 7 - Statistical Analysis, Testing and Quality
  • Ratio Study Using New Assessed Values 
  • Ratio Study Using Old Assessed Values 
  • COD Study Using New Assessed Values
  • COD Study Using Old Assessed Values
  • PRD Study Using New Assessed Values
  • PRD Study Using Old Assessed Values
  • Strata Using New Assessed Values
  • Strata Using Old Assessed Values 
Section 8 - Appendices 
  • Appendix "A" Copy of In-House Work Plan Specific to the Report 
  • Appendix "B" Individuals Responsible/Assisting in Completion of Report  
  • Appendix "C" Qualifications
  • Appendix "D" Unqualified and Qualified Sale Codes
  • Appendix "E" Definitions
  • Appendix "F" City Wide Neighborhood Map
  • Appendix "G" Commercial/Industrial Site Index Map