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  • What services does your appraisal company offer?

    We specialize in a variety of appraisal services, including residential appraisals, divorce appraisals, trust appraisals, land appraisals, and tax appeal appraisals.

  • What is a probate appraisal and why is it needed?

    A probate appraisal is an appraisal conducted to determine the value of a property when settling an estate. It is required to establish an accurate value for distribution among beneficiaries or for tax purposes.

  • How can I schedule a real estate appraisal?

    Scheduling a real estate appraisal is easy. Simply give us a call at (503) 705-8451 or fill out our online contact form. We’ll promptly respond to your request and arrange a convenient appointment.

  • What factors are considered in a home appraisal?

    A home appraisal takes into account various factors, including the property’s size, condition, location, comparable sales data, recent renovations, and overall market trends.

  • How long does the residential appraisal process typically take?

    The duration of a residential appraisal process can vary based on factors such as property complexity and availability of necessary information. Generally, it takes a few days to complete the appraisal.

  • Do you provide appraisal reports?

    Yes, we provide detailed appraisal reports that include the property’s value estimate, supporting data, and an explanation of the valuation process. Our reports are prepared in compliance with industry standards.

  • Why should I hire a certified appraiser?

    Hiring a certified appraiser ensures that you receive an unbiased and accurate assessment of your property’s value. Certified appraisers have undergone rigorous training and adhere to professional standards.

  • Can you assist with appraisals for trust purposes?

    Yes, we provide trust appraisals. Our appraisers are experienced in valuing properties for estate planning, asset distribution, and other trust-related purposes.

  • What is involved in a land appraisal?

    A land appraisal evaluates the value of a vacant land or undeveloped property. Factors such as location, zoning, potential use, and market conditions are considered in determining the land’s worth.

  • How can an appraisal help with a tax appeal?

    An appraisal can provide an independent valuation of your property, which can be used as evidence in a tax appeal to demonstrate that the assessed value is higher than its fair market value.

  • Are your appraisals accepted for legal purposes, such as divorce settlements?

    Yes, our appraisals are prepared in accordance with industry standards and are widely accepted for legal purposes, including divorce settlements, ensuring a fair and accurate valuation of the property.

  • Can I request a rush appraisal service?

    Yes, we understand that certain situations may require urgent appraisal services. Please contact us at (503) 705-8451 to discuss your specific needs, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

  • How can I contact your appraisal company for more information?

    To learn more about our appraisal services or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (503) 705-8451. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have.