State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser RD5063
AFL Appraisals, LLC
- Inspect properties to evaluate construction, condition, special features, functional design, and take property measurements.
- Photograph interiors and exteriors of properties to assist in estimating property value, substantiate findings, and complete appraisal reports.
- Evaluate land and neighborhoods where properties are situated, considering locations and trends or impending changes that could influence future values.
- Examine type and location of nearby services such as shopping centers, schools, parks, and other neighborhood features in order to evaluate their impact on property values.
- Interview persons familiar with properties and immediate surroundings, such as contractors, home owners, and realtors, to obtain pertinent information.
- Verify legal descriptions of properties by comparing them to county records.
- Check building codes and zoning laws to determine effects on properties being appraised.
- Draw land & improvement diagrams to be used in appraisal reports to support findings.
- Calculate land values and analyze sales information about nearby properties to aid in the estimation of property values.
- Estimate building replacement costs using professional cost estimators and guidelines.
- Research public records for transactions such as sales, leases, and assessments.
- Compute final estimation of property values, taking into account depreciation, replacement costs, value comparisons of similar properties, and income potential.
- Examine income records and operating costs of income properties.
- Prepare written reports that estimate property values, outline methods by which the estimations were made, and meet appraisal standards.
- Testify in court as to the value of a piece of real estate property.