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.

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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May 19, 2021 in Appraisal

Appraisals for Conservation Easements

Conservation easements occur when a landowner relinquishes certain property rights in return for money or for charitable donation purposes to…
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May 7, 2021 in Appraisal

Understanding Tree & Landscape Appraisal

Understanding Tree & Landscape Appraisal by: Ed Steigerwaldt May 2021 In the appraisal and right of way field, one of…
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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.