Appraisal

From vast tracts of forestland to individual trees, our team of experts excel at all aspects of natural resource and property valuation.  We specialize in challenging appraisal situations including due diligence efforts, conservation and new utility easements, carbon projects, and tree and property damage situations.

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Collaborating with our Analytics experts, we offer a unique suite of services yielding supportable valuations.  We stay current on fluctuating market conditions of a dynamic industry including stumpage trends, intricate land transactions, conservation easements, and more.

Our clients include timber investment and real estate organizations; forest product industries; conservation groups; nonprofit organizations; energy, utility, and transportation companies; federal, state, county, municipal, and tribal governments; attorneys and insurance companies; lenders; and private landowners.  We are experts on projects of all sizes, in the Midwest, and beyond.

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April 15, 2021 in Appraisal

Before and After Appraisals

Before and After Appraisals  A Before and After appraisal is needed when there is a “taking” of property. A taking…
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February 22, 2021 in Appraisal, Investment & Analysis, Right-of-Way

Appraising Trees by Value Contribution

Bringing clarity to a misunderstood process By: Ed F. Steigerwaldt, ACF In the right of way field, there continues to…
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A Practical Guide to Tree Appraisal

Tree valuation presents a unique challenge to the arborist, forester, and appraiser because various approaches to value—such as tree trunk formulas, cost of replacement, and cost to cure—can produce widely disparate results. If tree values are not properly tied to overall property value, value conclusions can become excessive, drive up insurance costs, and contribute to inequity and inconsistency across the industry.