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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January 13, 2022

Opinion of Value Based Appraisals

Opinion of Value Based Appraisals Steigerwaldt’s real estate appraisal team performs a variety of services to our clients. We often…
December 8, 2021

Property Appraisal Considerations

Property Appraisal Considerations Most consumers have a general idea of the difference between “wholesale” and “retail” sales in the marketplace.…
November 4, 2021

Recreational Forestlands and Commercial Timber Value

Recreational Forestlands and Commercial Timber Value Standing timber on privately owned recreational forestlands can hold financial value for the landowner.…
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September 3, 2021

What’s in Rich’s Cruise Vest?

What's in Rich's Cruise Vest?  Arguably, a forester’s most useful tool in their cruise vest is their compass. If the…

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.