Commercial Appraiser

Job Summary

Determines the monetary value of merchandise, property, or business assets for a company, including real estate and other assets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform detailed inspections on property to determine value, factoring in dates, quality, and age of property.
  • Use data such as incorporating cost, market and income approaches to property valuation.
  • Produce written appraisals for clients, government agencies, or companies
  • Compile research in detailed reports
  • Correctly identify discrepancies between the property’s description and its actual state.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze a problem coherently and provide precautionary advice before a purchase
  • Work on a client-to-client basis, making appraisals for a variety of reasons.
  • Determine taxability of properties via structural measurement, market trends, and sales analysis.
  • Analyze assessed values and explain to property owners.
  • Defend appealed assessments.
  • Attend public hearings for assessments.
  • Determine the worth of making major improvements; inspect major improvements as they are made to add value to structure.
  • Examine new construction.
  • Determine changes in property due to construction or demolition.