Maloney Publishes 5th Edition of Popular Appraisal Book The 5th edition of Dave Maloney's highly-acclaimed "how-to" book for personal property appraisers, "Appraising Personal Property: Principles & Methodology," has been published.
News-Antique.com - Dec 02,2011 - The new, 5th edition of "Appraising Personal Property: Principles & Methodology" for 2012-2013 has been fully updated and is now ready for purchase. (http://www.appraisalcourseassociates.com/bookstore.htm)
ISBN 978-0-9794738-7-3, 616 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", softcover, perfect bound. $84.95 plus S&H (1st book $10 in US (non-US $20), $5 ea. additional book) Use this PROMO CODE for 10% off: 3P462. This offer is good through Dec. 31, 2011., This is a limited-time offer, so order now!
Practice with confidence by making use of the latest edition of the only "how-to" book for the personal property appraiser. This book covers theory, principles, methodology, practices, standards, ethics, running an appraisal business, and legal aspects of appraising. It even has all-new and updated sample appraisal reports!
What's changed since the 4the edition? Lots! See http://www.appraisalcourseassociates.com/versus5.htm for a list of the major updates. Primarily, this edition contains updates necessitated by changes incorporated into the newly-updated 2012-2013 USPAP, but it also contains dozens of new topics and expanded discussions - not to mention scores and scores of edits to improve clarity and understandability. In all, this book (now with 616 pages) has 46 more pages than its predecessor!
We've even highlighted all the numerous changes with a special icon to make it easier to locate the new or edited material!
So much has changed! Using earlier versions of this book is like using last year's calendar!
For this book, author Dave Maloney received the International Society of Appraiser's coveted Publication Award. This award is presented for the most outstanding written work involving the appraisal profession as a whole. In selecting this book, consideration was given to the degree the work enhances the appraisal profession including its growth, credibility and image.
"Clear, user-friendly, great cross-index, and sample appraisals, and the best explanations I have ever seen -- simply put, there is no other book like it! I must say, your ISA award was "well deserved" and everyone... and I mean EVERYONE... who is an appraiser, or claims to be an appraiser, SHOULD HAVE YOUR BOOK. Thank You!" - T.H.
"It is so right and proper that you should receive the award for your outstanding book. All of us in the profession should recognize the tremendously significant contribution you have made to the appraisal profession." - B.E.
"Your book is a MASTERPIECE! It should be on EVERYONE'S shelf! Great Job. It has answered every situation possible that we have come across." - T.H.
"If you aspire to become an appraiser and have not read this book, you should hang your head in shame." - Harry Rinker
"I greatly look forward to receiving improved appraisal reports, since any excuse of ignorance has been removed by your book." -IRS appraisal reviewer
"I concluded that this is very probably the most thorough book on appraising personal property available in the marketplace today. Moreover, because the volume was built around USPAP, it did not get bogged down in the competing terminologies used by various appraisal societies in their education programs. The book was relevant