Commercial Appraisal Services

Our appraisal experience is diversified in many property classifications. Real estate in which we have specific expertise include the following property types.

Our main focus is your commercial/industrial appraisal needs. Our clients look to us for appraisals and consultations for financial lending activities, accounting matters, estate planning, gifting, insurance purposes, commercial real estate, industrial, condemnation, tax appeal, acquisition, disposition and settlement matters. On a regular basis, our clients call upon us for appraisal review assignments. An appraisal review may be in order to check for USPAP compliance, or to analyze the quality of work and final value opinion of another appraiser.

We are capable of undertaking commercial and industrial appraisal assignments throughout the state of Indiana and Florida. The principal at RPM Asset Valuation Services, Inc. is a member of the American Society of Appraisers and holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation in the Real Property discipline.

Valuation Process Defined
The valuation process is the orderly program in which the data used to estimate the value of the subject property are acquired, classified, analyzed, and presented. The first step in the process is to define the appraisal problem – i.e., identify the real estate, the effective date of the value estimate, the property rights being appraised, and the type of value sought.


Machinery & Equipment Appraisal Services

Our certified and accredited commercial real estate appraisers are capable of undertaking industrial  assignments including machinery and equipment, business assets and personal property throughout the United States. The principal of RPM Asset Valuation Services carries the Accredited Senior Appraiser, ASA designation in the Machinery & Technical Specialties Discipline through the American Society of Appraisers. In addition, he is a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and holds the CAGA designation in the valuation of personal property matters.

We offer our certified appraisal services to financial institutions, insurance companies, attorneys, accountants and private individuals. Our appraisal staff is USPAP compliant and our reports are in full compliance of their outlined standards, rules and guidelines.

Why Is It Important To Hire an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers?

The American Society of Appraisers is a professional accrediting organization providing appraisal designations in various property classifications such as personal property, real property, machinery & equipment, business valuation as well as other specialized appraisal disciplines.

Membership Requirements:
Appraisal professionals join the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) as applicants. Upon approval of admission, the applicant has ten (10) months two fulfill two (2) important requirements; 1) Pass the ASA ethics exam and 2) take and pass a 15 hour USPAP course and exam provided by a Appraisal Qualification Board(AQB) approved course instructor. Once these requirements are met, the applicant becomes a candidate.

In order to obtain a designation, a candidate must pass their disciplines Principals of Valuation (POV) courses (usually a series of four (4) courses building upon appraisal practice and theory), and a specialty or comprehensive exam (if applicable to their discipline). Candidates may apply for a designation with ASA provided that they have the appropriate number of years of appraisal experience and have met all other discipline requirements. Those applying for the Accredited Member (AM) designation must have two (2) years of full time appraisal experience and those individuals applying for the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation must have at least five (5) years of full time appraisal experience.