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Property Taxes – notice of values update for 2015

Todd Clarke @ February 11, 2015 # Comments Off on Property Taxes – notice of values update for 2015

Cantera Consulants & Advisors has just updated its notice of value dates from each of the county assessors. Please remember that you only have 30 days from the date of the notice of value to protest your property taxes. A PDF version of this table can be found here.

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Bernalillo County Property Tax Protest board rules on LLC/refinancing issue at formal hearings

Todd Clarke @ October 20, 2014 # Comments Off on Bernalillo County Property Tax Protest board rules on LLC/refinancing issue at formal hearings

The Apartment Association of NM in the form of Attorney Gene Vance and property tax consultant Todd Clarke, represented apartment portfolio owner, Richard Fox, in the handling of his property tax protest case. In the case, the property owner held title in a series of related Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) for estate purposes. He and […]

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A to Z of investment basics course

Todd Clarke @ October 1, 2014 # Comments Off on A to Z of investment basics course

To be held at GAAR offices on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Spreadsheet tools: DTC-IRR-Model-v15-comm-blank-Citadelapartments DTC-IRR-Model-v15-comm-FilledOutSampleDeal

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Course: A to Z of Investment Basics – 4 CE hours

Todd Clarke @ June 10, 2014 # Comments Off on Course: A to Z of Investment Basics – 4 CE hours

If you are feeling a bit rusty on measures of investment performance, the Investment Basics course will provide a sound foundation in the basic tools to analyze income producing real estate. This hands on course includes simple to use spreadsheet tools to help you in analyzing investments using the basic measures of investment performance including: […]

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Property Tax update – 03/24/2014

Todd Clarke @ March 24, 2014 # Comments Off on Property Tax update – 03/24/2014

The following is a quick update on property tax issues from 2013 and a preview of what we can expect in 2014 and 2015. 2013 protests As you may recall, I did not expect 2013 to be a year that we would see much in the way of reductions. I did encourage some of my […]

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ULI NM – 2013 Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

Todd Clarke @ August 28, 2013 # Comments Off on ULI NM – 2013 Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

The NM Chapter of the Urban Land Institute released its 2013 Commercial Real Estate and Value survey last week at the joint Apartment Association of NM and Urban Land Institute Market forum luncheon. Previous value and cap rate surveys performed by Cantera Consultants & Advisors Inc. can be found here for 2011 and here for […]

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Course: Advanced Excel Wizardry – 4 training hours

Todd Clarke @ June 10, 2012 # Comments Off on Course: Advanced Excel Wizardry – 4 training hours

Whether you are a beginning or advanced Excel user, this course will demonstrate how you can be more efficient, productive and improve your presentations. Topics covered in the course include: – Formatting – Making stunning custom graphs – Key formulas – Database normalization – Using Pivot Tables – Using Goal seek to find the solution […]

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Course: Ethical use of Social Networking and today’s latest technology

Todd Clarke @ June 10, 2012 # Comments Off on Course: Ethical use of Social Networking and today’s latest technology

This day long course covers the ins/outs of navigating the social networking minefield as well as the latest in technology and how to use it to make you more efficient in your daily work. Learn how to: – Develop a social networking policy for you and your agents – Determine which social networking tools will […]

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Course: Confessions of a Commercial Real Estate Consultant – 8 hours of CE training

Todd Clarke @ June 10, 2012 # Comments Off on Course: Confessions of a Commercial Real Estate Consultant – 8 hours of CE training

The course is hands on discovery course that covers how you can offer additional non-transaction services to your clients and shift some of your income from commissions to assignment or hourly fees. Additional topics include: – Where does a consultant add value? – How to negotiate services and pricing – Discovering hidden value in clients […]

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Valuation survey for NM Commercial Real estate released.

Todd Clarke @ October 16, 2011 # Comments Off on Valuation survey for NM Commercial Real estate released.

Cantera Consultants & Advisors has just released its 2011 value survey for NM Commercial Real Estate. The survey reflects the collective wisdom of industry professionals in NM. Although Cantera uses the survey primarily for the benefit of it’s during property tax protest hearings, the survey has become staple in the commercial real estate market and […]

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Announcing our Social Networking scavenger hunt

Todd Clarke @ March 15, 2011 # Comments Off on Announcing our Social Networking scavenger hunt

Would you like to win a new iPad2 with red leather cover (notice the CCIM logo?) Correctly answers the first 10 questions on our social networking quiz and give us some feedback on the next 4 questions at: www.canteraconsultants.com/scavengerhunt Good luck! This marketing effort will be used to gauge the effectiveness of social networking in […]

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Property Tax protests update for 2010

Todd Clarke @ December 28, 2010 # Comments Off on Property Tax protests update for 2010

2010 Bernalillo County Multi-family Property tax rollback – the rest of the story. The following is a summary of an email sent to clients after our December 15th, 2010 hearing: As I was working through a review and update of the apartment property tax lightning cases of 2010, I was reminded of the ancient Chinese […]

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NM Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

Todd Clarke @ September 13, 2010 # Comments Off on NM Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

Cantera Consultants & Advisors has just released the results from our latest valuation survey.  This survey was performed over the summer of 2010 with real estate owners, investors, lenders, brokers and appraisers. The attached document demonstrates the changes in CAP rates and values from 2005 to 2010. Click here for the survey results and a […]

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Course: Understanding NM’s Property Tax System

Todd Clarke @ June 10, 2010 # Comments Off on Course: Understanding NM’s Property Tax System

Did you know at one time in NM’s history, your political affiliation impacted the amount of your property tax bill? Are you confused by Tax Lightening? Uncertain as to what surprises next year’s property tax bill will hold? Do you want to understand why it is “fair” for two similar properties to have different assessed […]

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Apartments and Property tax lighting

Todd Clarke @ January 31, 2010 # Comments Off on Apartments and Property tax lighting

Cantera Consultants & Advisors Inc. recently completed a thorough analysis of all apartments in Bernalillo County. The following graph is a summary of that analysis. The graph illustrates that duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes are assessed at a much higher rate than their bigger peers. If you feel this is counter intuitive, you would be correct […]

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Quorum (ABQ uptown Phase III)

Todd Clarke @ May 5, 2008 # Comments Off on Quorum (ABQ uptown Phase III)

In a copyrighted story by the Albuqueruque Journal Phase III of the very successful ABQ Uptown project is in the planning stages. Cantera Consultants & Advisors Inc. consulted on Phase II (ABQ Uptown apartments) and Phase III (Quorum). Monday, May 5, 2008 3rd Phase of ABQ Uptown Includes Hotel, Offices, Shops, Condos and Parking Structures […]

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