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A Professional
Real Estate Appraisal Company
Established in 1988

Created specifically to deliver high quality appraisal services


Real estate appraisal services for:
  • Commercial Banks
  • Mortgage Bankers
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Attorneys
  • Government Agencies
  • ...and private individuals like yourself

  • Mortgages
  • Sales
  • Re-financing
  • Divorces
  • Estates
  • Removal of PMI
  • Relocation

 


Appraising all types of residential real estates including:

  • Homes
  • Condominiums
  • Townhomes / Attached Housing
  • PUD Units (Planned Unit Developments)
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Vacant Land
  • Condominiumized Boat Slips and Parking Spaces
  • Recreational and Time Share Properties
  • ... and Entire Condominium Complexes
    or Residential Subdivisions

Our specialties are:
  • Waterfront homes
  • Multi-million dollar estate properties
  • Relocation Appraisals
  • Properties involved in legal challenges
  • Extensive review of appraisals for attorneys, lenders and law enforcement
  • Working with law firms providing consultation services
  • Expert witness testimony for courts in Washington and Colorado
  • High quality uncompromising real estate appraisal services


Our chief real estate appraiser:
  • Has the SRA designation from The Appraisal Institute
      (Fewer than 1% of all appraisers nationwide have this designation)
  • Is on the approved list with more than 75 different lenders
  • Provides University of Washington law students education concerning expert witness testimony
  • Creates and provides education to mortgage companies, appraisers, agents and colleges
  • Provides appraisal reviews for the State, nationwide lenders and attorneys
  • Testifies before the Senate and House of Representatives on appraisal issues
  • Was a co-author of Washington's:
  •   Mortgage Brokers Practices Act,
  •   Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act and,
  •   the draft version of the federal SAFE Act.

Richard was quoted by Washington State Department of Licensing. See "Appraisers: Message from a fee appraiser"


The Appraisers at American Home Appraisals are among the best in the area. If you need high quality appraisals or the services of experienced and tested professionals... this is the firm to turn to.

Lenders who care...

      ... and attorney's who need the best, call:

American Home Appraisals.

We have a reputation for great service.

Home Appraisal
Real Estate Appraisal

A Quality Real Estate Appraisal Firm
Since 1988

7433 Southeast 27th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Office 206-236-3037
Fax 206-236-0246


Service Areas: 
State of Washington

King County  - Including the cities of:  Seattle, Auburn, Algona, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bothell, Burien, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, New Castle, North Bend,  Redmond, Renton, Sea-Tac, Sammamish, Snoqualmie, Woodinville

Snohomish County - Including the cities of:  Everett, Bothell, Edmonds, Lake Stevens, Lynwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mount Lake Terrace, Mukilteo, Stanwood, Woodway.

Pierce County - Including the cites of: Tacoma, Buckley, Eatonville, Enumclaw, Fife, Fort Lewis, Gig Harbor, Milton, Puyallup, Roy, Ruston, Steilacoom, Spanaway, University Place.



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Not all real estate appraisers are the same!
A license is considered to be the bare minimum requirement for appraisers. A state license is no guarantee that the appraiser has sufficient knowledge to appraise more than the smallest, most basic home. The State of Washington has three levels of real estate appraisal license. The minimum level is suitable only for appraising simple homes under $250,000. However, the appraisers at American Home Appraisals have the highest level of residential license available. We are approved, by the State, to provide real estate appraisal services on any and all residential properties, anywhere - regardless of the value and complexity.

Do you really want the cheapest appraisal or do you want the best? Are you willing to gamble saving $50.00 in exchange for underestimating the value of your home by $50,000? In this business, you usually get what you pay for. We strongly suggest finding the best appraiser, the one that's willing to go the extra mile in determing the accurate value for your property. In appraising, there's true value in quality.

American Home Appraisals -
when you need a good real estate appraisal

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