Our Promises to our Customers

Oregon Licensed Appraisers. Our Appraisers are committed to education and training in the appraisal industry. Thorough research and internal review for each appraisal we do. We have thorough knowledge of the Portland Metropolitan area. Our appraisers are approved with many mortgage companies. Compliance of all reports with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

The Million Dollar Market

We recently utilized the Realtors Multiple Listing Service to develop some broad statistics for very high priced homes. We searched the areas just in and around the Portland suburbs for this data and avoided the areas towards the Coast or Mt. Hood. This research revealed the following: In 1999 there were 49 sales exceeding $1,000,000[…]

What to do if the appraisal is low?

By Jim Williams Realtors, Buyers, and Sellers often ask me this question. From an appraiser’s perspective, my first response is, what makes you believe it is low? Maybe the appraised amount is accurate. Why would you pay an expert to spend many hours researching and verifying information and then not believe their opinion? But, let’s[…]