Greater Memphis Area


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We are centrally located in Memphis, Tennessee. As licensed appraisers, we have the overall training and credentials to give you the level of reliable property value opinions that banks and national lending institutions need for loans. With years of experience under our belt, we're prepared to handle virtually any type of real estate. Especially in this market's high-regulation environment, our independence, including from real estate brokerage companies, makes your life simpler and gives you a superior result. 


Tennessee 

Shelby, Tipton, Fayette, Haywood, Hardeman, Lauderdale, Dyer, Lake, Crockett, Madison, Chester, McNairy

-Memphis, Germantown, Collierville, Lakeland, Arlington, Cordova, Bartlett, Eads, Oakland


Mississippi

Desoto, Tunica, Tate, Marshall, Benton, Panola, Lafayette

-Olive Branch, Southaven, Horn Lake, Hernando, Nesbit, Holly Springs


Arkansas 

Crittenden, Mississippi, Craighead, Poinsett, Cross, St. Francis, Lee, Phillips

- Marion, West Memphis, Jonesboro, Forrest City

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Memphis Magazine:
 
5 New Year's Resolutions That Can Help You Buy a Home
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Home Organization: Embracing Order in the New Year
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Chic Holiday DIY: Fragrant Herb Chandelier and Custom Treat Bags
11/26/2019 11:50 AM
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The Secret to No-Fuss Holiday Decor? Use What You Already Have
11/26/2019 7:00 AM
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How to Decorate Simply for the Holidays (With Big Impact)
11/26/2019 6:55 AM
Focus on these three areas to maximize your decor efforts...Read More
 
5 Easy Improvements to Get Your Home Guest-Ready for the Holidays
11/25/2019 11:28 AM
This is no time for major updates, so stick with simple tasks to make for a festive celebration...Read More
 
How to Actually Afford to Buy a Home in America
10/23/2019 10:43 AM
Home buying hurdles exist - but research, creativity and flexibility will help you clear them...Read More
 
This Isn't Your Average Woodland Cottage
10/21/2019 12:54 PM
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Step Inside the Castle a Dad Promised to His Son
10/16/2019 12:40 PM
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4 Ways to Cozy Up Your Kitchen for Fall
10/9/2019 10:00 AM
Grab your hearty soup recipes, decorative pie plates and favorite cookbooks. Fall is here, and with just a little effort you can get your kitchen ready to make the most of it....Read More




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ITotD on Summer Break
6/3/2019 2:01 AM
My attempts at building a time machine having failed thus far, I find myself with too few hours in the day. So ITotD will be on a (hopefully brief) hiatus while I take care of business.Read More
 
Take Control of Your Digital Photos
6/3/2019 2:00 AM
Digital cameras make it easy to take way too many pictures. Need help sorting, organizing, storing, and managing them? We"ve got a great book for you—and Interesting Thing of the Day readers can save 30% on it.Read More
 
Killer Snails
5/31/2019 2:01 AM
When you think of deadly animals, you may picture lions, hippos, or even mosquitos. But watch out for the real killer: snails.Read More
 
Cruise Ship Condos
5/30/2019 2:01 AM
If you love to travel and have a few million spare dollars, you can buy a condo on any of several luxury cruise ships and live there year-round, taking your home with you as you sail around the world.Read More
 
The Sinking City of Venice
5/29/2019 2:01 AM
The water level is rising in Venice, while the buildings are sinking. An ambitious plan is underway to save the ancient city from an untimely demise.Read More
 
Winds with Names
5/28/2019 2:01 AM
It"s one thing to give a storm like a hurricane or typhoon a name, but it"s another to assign a proper name to wind of a certain type in a certain season and location.Read More
 
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5/27/2019 2:01 AM
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Take Control of Your Digital Legacy
5/27/2019 2:00 AM
Do you have the equivalent of a will for all your digital possessions—photos, email, online accounts, and all the rest? If not, you should, and we have a book that shows you what to do. Plus, Interesting Thing of the Day readers can save 30% on it.Read More
 
___-of-the-Month Clubs
5/24/2019 2:01 AM
The Book-of-the-Month Club is still going strong after more than 90 years, despite the rise and fall of mega-bookstores (and the advent of Amazon.com). But that"s not all: you can get a monthly subscription to just about anything.Read More
 
Oil from Garbage
5/23/2019 2:01 AM
As long as we have garbage, we"ll never run out of oil, thanks to a technology called thermal depolymerization process (TDP).Read More




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Memphis Real Estate: Where does your money go the furthest in Shelby County?
9/5/2019 2:39 PM
Interested in what the Memphis real estate market has to offer? Check out this list of properties varying in both price range and location....Read More
 
State grant program attaches cash incentive to building affordable housing in Memphis
11/16/2018 9:19 AM
Tennessee Housing Development Agency grants aim to fill gaps between home construction cost, appraisal in Memphis....Read More
 
What"s behind the restaurant boom? Convenience
8/3/2018 12:40 PM
Fueling the restaurant boom has been tax cuts, investors" cash and the American consumer"s insatiable desire for convenience....Read More
 
Home comes with everything from "FedEx bedroom" to backyard retreat
7/13/2018 8:12 AM
A family"s dream home hits the market....Read More
 
Hot Property: Victorian outside, contemporary inside, retreat in back
7/13/2018 8:10 AM
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Hot Property: Shaded courtyard in front, tranquil woods in back
6/22/2018 11:52 AM
A Cordova home with a hacienda-style courtyard in front and cabin-like views in back hits the market for $198,000....Read More
 
Hot Property: The home noted modern architect Francis Mah designed for his family
6/15/2018 6:28 AM
The Mah house has five bedrooms, three baths and a surprise....Read More
 
Hot Property: Home over the river
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Hot Property: South Bluffs home frames sweeping river views
6/8/2018 7:12 AM
Big panes of glass bring river views to most of the spaces inside a South Bluffs home that has hit the market....Read More
 
Hot Property: One-owner mansion replicates antebellum style
6/1/2018 7:37 AM
An 8,000-square-foot mansion with the columns and balconies of a plantation home has hit the market in Germantown....Read More




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53-pound catfish caught on the Cumberland River
12/11/2019 2:45 AM
It took Marc Schmid 10 minutes to get the big fish into his boat with the help of his son and a friend....Read More
 
As the number of Tennessee hunters declines, hunting groups want millennials in the blinds
11/6/2019 10:31 AM
There were 679,038 licensed hunters in Tennessee in 2019, the third consecutive year to see fewer people apply for a hunting license in the state....Read More
 
Tennessee Wildlife Federation wants your trashy photos
12/4/2019 5:15 PM
The state"s litter problem jeopardizes wildlife in Tennessee and in nature. The Tennessee Wildlife Federation wants help identifying problem spots....Read More
 
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency finds CWD in white-tailed deer in West Tennessee
12/15/2018 2:55 PM
Seven deer in Fayette County and three in Hardeman County have preliminarily tested positive for CWD....Read More
 
West Memphis fisherman Mark Rose named angler of the year
8/17/2018 10:37 AM
West Memphis" Mark Rose named the angler of the year by the Fishing League Worldwide...Read More
 
Tennessee deer harvest drops dramatically from previous year
1/20/2018 7:45 PM
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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in "prevention" mode when it comes to Chronic Wasting Disease
10/21/2017 8:00 AM
Chronic Wasting Disease hasn"t hit Tennessee yet, but officials are preparing for the disease....Read More
 
No better time for crappie fishing than the fall
10/6/2017 3:32 PM
No better time for crappie fishing than the fall...Read More
 
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop returning in November
9/30/2017 11:37 AM
The TWRA"s annual Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman Muzzleloader workshop on Nov. 10-12 on the Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County....Read More
 
Trapping and banding allows Tennessee to have a successful wood duck season
9/16/2017 8:00 AM
Tennessee is one of four states with a wood duck hunting season....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
James Taylor — with Jackson Browne — returns to Memphis for show at FedExForum
1/24/2020 11:11 AM
Sweet Baby James back in Memphis after two-year hiatus...Read More
 
Here are the acts set to perform during GPAC"s 25th annual subscription series
1/24/2019 8:00 PM
Ricky Skaggs, Sutton Foster, Bela Fleck and Stanley Clarke among those set for 2019-20 GPAC subscription series....Read More
 
Chester"s Chicken To Go opens location in Downtown Memphis
1/24/2020 10:35 AM
On Thursday, Chester"s Chicken To Go opened a new location in Downtown Memphis....Read More
 
Yo Gotti to return to Memphis" FedExForum for 2020 "Birthday Bash"
1/23/2020 4:39 PM
Memphis rapper sets eighth annual concert....Read More
 
Oprah likes the Beale Street Music Festival; event lands on magazine"s can"t-miss list
1/23/2020 11:46 AM
Oprah Winfrey"s magazine picks Memphis in May event as one of country"s top music festivals....Read More
 
Freezer full of wild duck? A Memphis hunter shares tried-and-true recipe and cooking tips
1/23/2020 8:00 AM
Duck season in the Mid-South comes to a close on Jan. 31. One avid hunter shares his tried-and-true tips and recipe for cooking wild duck breasts....Read More
 
Feeling chilly? Here are 12 soups from restaurants across Memphis to warm you up
1/23/2020 6:00 AM
Food & Dining reporter Jennifer Chandler shares 12 of her go-to soups for a cold winter day....Read More
 
The Grand Krewe of Ennead coronation
1/22/2020 3:08 PM
The Grand Krewe of Ennead holds its coronation at the Holiday Inn....Read More
 
Dave Matthews Band summer tour includes stop in Southaven
1/22/2020 1:01 PM
Dave Matthews Band will close out summer tour with concert in Southaven....Read More
 
Grammys 2020: Memphis-area nominees to keep an eye on
1/22/2020 9:41 AM
Memphis and Mid-South musicians look to win Grammy gold on Jan. 26....Read More




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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020: Here"s what is happening in and around Memphis
1/17/2020 11:31 AM
From free admission to the National Civil Rights Museum to volunteer projects and basketball games, there are lots of activities happening Monday....Read More
 
Winter getaways: Here are some travel ideas to help you escape your routine
1/17/2020 6:00 AM
Whether you are looking for a warm destiny or want a little snow, here are some ideas for a winter getaway....Read More
 
My new home: A perfect place for us in East Memphis
1/16/2020 6:00 AM
Alan and Millie Katzen kept returning to the house in the Beau Monde neighborhood, a planned unit development located off Humphreys Boulevard....Read More
 
My New Home: Craving the energy of city living, couple finds Sea Isle home
1/15/2020 1:02 PM
Marques and Tanya Young are seasoned homeowners who have lived in several different cities and states. They bought a home in the Sea Isle area....Read More
 
Eat your veggies: Here"s a guide to delicious plant-based dishes at Memphis restaurants
1/10/2020 8:39 AM
Food blogger Jeremie Serrano shares some of his favorite vegetarian dishes at Memphis restaurants....Read More
 
From stylish clothes to indoor gardening, 9 tips and trends to try this winter
1/10/2020 6:00 AM
The holidays are over. It"s time to relax and enjoy the winter season. Here are some ideas to help you do that....Read More
 
From exercising to snacking, 7 tips to help you renew and refresh in the new year
1/3/2020 6:00 AM
Instead of making a bevy of New Year"s resolutions, start small. Here are seven things you can do to renew and refresh....Read More
 
Memphis 2019: The Year in Photos
12/30/2019 10:00 PM
The Commercial Appeal photographers spent the year documenting Memphis. Here"s what they saw....Read More
 
Sherman Brown on his book, "The Bullet in Me"
12/29/2019 9:40 PM
Sherman Brown was nearly killed in an accidental shooting as a teen. His new book lays out the events that led to his shooting, his recovery, and his spiritual and social transformation....Read More
 
Holiday shopping"s last hurrah
12/23/2019 12:52 PM
Shoppers hit the stores on the final days before Christmas...Read More




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For the first time, we have an idea of what it would look like if Memphis left TVA
1/23/2020 10:00 PM
The 936,000-plus residents of Shelby County could save billions on their electric bills between 2025 and 2039 if Memphis leaves TVA, Siemens told a few dozen community leaders and Memphis, Light, Gas and Water employees.Read More
 
FedEx in 2020: Questions about Warren Buffett, Walmart, Amazon, Fred Smith retirement and more
1/23/2020 9:00 PM
Among the biggest FedEx questions: Is there any possibility Warren Buffett or Walmart could buy the company?...Read More
 
New York developer"s hotel plans lead to East Memphis move for Royal Furniture
1/23/2020 1:27 PM
Royal Furniture has purchased a new building at Park Avenue and White Station Road. It will no longer have a Downtown Memphis store....Read More
 
Beverly Robertson enters second year at Greater Memphis Chamber. Here are her priorities
1/22/2020 9:00 PM
"I think we have done some incredible work this year," Beverly Robertson said about the chamber"s efforts in 2019. What"s on tap in 2020?...Read More
 
ServiceMaster explores options for Brands segment under interim CEO: 5 things to know
1/22/2020 5:22 PM
Under interim CEO, ServiceMaster Global Holdings is exploring options for ServiceMaster Brands....Read More
 
What the ServiceMaster shakeout means for Memphis | Evanoff
1/22/2020 2:21 PM
ServiceMaster"s success sets off another shakeout as investors mull selling everything except Terminix....Read More
 
FedEx Ground: Sunday home delivery is here for US metro areas, including Memphis
1/22/2020 11:47 AM
FedEx Ground is now delivering to homes on Sundays all year long, paving the way for faster shipping, the FedEx company announced Wednesday....Read More
 
FedEx year in review: Looking back at changes, struggles from 2019
1/22/2020 5:00 AM
Change defined FedEx"s 2019. What didn"t change was the Memphis company"s business performance....Read More
 
ServiceMaster CEO resigns as company explores spin off of brands
1/21/2020 5:00 PM
Nikhil M. Varty had led the 13,000-employee Memphis-based home services company since 2017, when he was heralded as a turnaround expert able to build profits....Read More
 
Pier 1 Imports in Germantown among 450 closures planned nationwide
1/21/2020 3:32 PM
The Pier 1 Imports location in Germantown will close as part of up to 450 closures announced nationwide....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
For the first time, we have an idea of what it would look like if Memphis left TVA
1/23/2020 10:00 PM
The 936,000-plus residents of Shelby County could save billions on their electric bills between 2025 and 2039 if Memphis leaves TVA, Siemens told a few dozen community leaders and Memphis, Light, Gas and Water employees.Read More
 
FedEx in 2020: Questions about Warren Buffett, Walmart, Amazon, Fred Smith retirement and more
1/23/2020 9:00 PM
Among the biggest FedEx questions: Is there any possibility Warren Buffett or Walmart could buy the company?...Read More
 
New York developer"s hotel plans lead to East Memphis move for Royal Furniture
1/23/2020 1:27 PM
Royal Furniture has purchased a new building at Park Avenue and White Station Road. It will no longer have a Downtown Memphis store....Read More
 
Beverly Robertson enters second year at Greater Memphis Chamber. Here are her priorities
1/22/2020 9:00 PM
"I think we have done some incredible work this year," Beverly Robertson said about the chamber"s efforts in 2019. What"s on tap in 2020?...Read More
 
ServiceMaster explores options for Brands segment under interim CEO: 5 things to know
1/22/2020 5:22 PM
Under interim CEO, ServiceMaster Global Holdings is exploring options for ServiceMaster Brands....Read More
 
What the ServiceMaster shakeout means for Memphis | Evanoff
1/22/2020 2:21 PM
ServiceMaster"s success sets off another shakeout as investors mull selling everything except Terminix....Read More
 
FedEx Ground: Sunday home delivery is here for US metro areas, including Memphis
1/22/2020 11:47 AM
FedEx Ground is now delivering to homes on Sundays all year long, paving the way for faster shipping, the FedEx company announced Wednesday....Read More
 
FedEx year in review: Looking back at changes, struggles from 2019
1/22/2020 5:00 AM
Change defined FedEx"s 2019. What didn"t change was the Memphis company"s business performance....Read More
 
ServiceMaster CEO resigns as company explores spin off of brands
1/21/2020 5:00 PM
Nikhil M. Varty had led the 13,000-employee Memphis-based home services company since 2017, when he was heralded as a turnaround expert able to build profits....Read More
 
Pier 1 Imports in Germantown among 450 closures planned nationwide
1/21/2020 3:32 PM
The Pier 1 Imports location in Germantown will close as part of up to 450 closures announced nationwide....Read More




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RealPage continues growing, set to acquire Modern Message
1/24/2020 5:20 PM
Real estate tech company RealPage announced recently that it will be acquiring multifamily real estate engagement solution Modern Message. The post RealPage continues growing, set to acquire Modern Message appeared f...Read More
 
Baby Boomers in Minnesota have the best credit scores
1/24/2020 5:00 PM
Baby Boomers in Minnesota had the highest credit scores among U.S. states and generations, according to a report from Experian on Thursday. The post Baby Boomers in Minnesota have the best credit scores appeared first o...Read More
 
Six reasons why agents should stop answering their phones – Seriously!
1/24/2020 4:53 PM
This column is for you if "even the mere thought of not answering your phone makes you start huffing into a brown paper bag," HousingWire Columnist Dustin Brohm writes. The post Six reasons why agents should s...Read More
 
CFPB now taking friendlier approach to financial abuses
1/24/2020 2:34 PM
For years, the financial services industry has been asking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to address what the industry views as ambiguity surrounding the bureau’s regulation of “abusive” practices. And now they’re getting their way. The post Read More
 
AIME creates new position, brings on Katie Sweeney
1/24/2020 2:08 PM
Mortgage industry trade group Association of Independent Mortgage Experts has announced the hire of Katie Sweeney as its EVP of strategy. The post AIME creates new position, brings on Katie Sweeney appeared first on Read More
 
Housing Headlines: Curbio and Redfin Mortgage
1/24/2020 2:03 PM
Housing Headlines takes a look at the latest news in housing, real estate, fintech and beyond. This week, Housing Headlines covers Redfin Mortgage"s recent expansion announcement as well as Curbio"s launch in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Seattle. The post Read More
 
FICO’s scoring tweaks won’t impact most mortgages
1/24/2020 1:43 PM
Fair Isaac is updating the secret formula for FICO scores in a way that will make it tougher for some consumers to get credit. However, it won’t have much of an impact on the $2 trillion of mortgage originations expected for this year. The post Read More
 
Sean Johnson, loanDepot top performer, to speak at engage.talent
1/24/2020 11:39 AM
Johnson will join Shant Banosian and Jennifer Micklos for a session on Recruiting and Retaining Top Originators, moderated by top mortgage coach Joel Epstein. The post Sean Johnson, loanDepot top performer, to spea...Read More
 
Goldman Sachs: No-go for IPOs if all bros
1/23/2020 5:40 PM
As goes Goldman Sachs, so goes Wall Street. Now, the investment bank is taking a stand against “bro culture” on startup boards, refusing to take a company public if its board isn"t diverse. The post Goldman Sachs: No-go for IPOs if all ...Read More
 
A solution to the inventory problem? Housing starts are expected to rise this year
1/23/2020 5:26 PM
Capital Economics is showing some optimism for single-family housing starts in 2020, predicting that single-family housing starts to average around 1 million this year. The post A solution to th...Read More




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AQB Proposes Update to Appraiser Criteria
1/9/2020 1:55 PM
The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) released proposed changes to the Appraiser Qualification Criteria.Read More
 
NAR Testifies on USPAP
11/19/2019 5:53 PM
On October 11, 2019, NAR provided comments on the Appraisal Standards Board"s (ASB) concept paper reforming the evaluation standards in USPAP. Read More
 
Agencies Increase Residential Appraisal Threshold
9/27/2019 2:46 PM
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively “the Agencies”) adopted a final rule increasing the threshold for requiring a...Read More
 
Appraisal Foundation Seeks Comment on Evaluations
9/6/2019 1:06 PM
The Foundation"s Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) is seeking input on whether USPAP should address standards for evaluations, and if so, how to differentiate that from appraisals.Read More
 
NCUA Increases Commercial Appraisal Threshold
7/22/2019 2:31 PM
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board a final rule increasing the threshold below which appraisals are not required for commercial real estate transactions from $250,000 to $1,000,000.Read More
 
North Dakota Appraisal Requirement Waiver Decision
7/11/2019 10:01 AM
The Board of the Appraisal Subcommittee held a public meeting to determine action on a waiver of appraiser credentialing requirements for federally related transactions under $500,000 for 1-to-4 family residential real estate transac...Read More
 
NAR Policy is All About Appraiser Independence
6/17/2019 1:02 PM
The chair and co-chair of NAR’s Real Property Valuation Committee made a few remarks on video about NAR’s appraiser independence policy last week during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Mee...Read More
 
North Dakota Appraisal Requirement Waiver Request
5/31/2019 9:10 AM
Comments on the North Dakota"s request for a waiver of appraiser credentialing requirements must be received by the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) on or before July 1, 2019.<...Read More
 
VA Appraisal Request Change
5/28/2019 2:44 PM
As of May 16, 2019, the Department of Veteran"s Affairs will require that the ordering of an appraisal related to the VA Home Loan program must have the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) be in  "Active or Pending" status.<...Read More
 
Are Hybrid Appraisals Becoming the New Normal In Real Estate Transactions?
5/15/2019 7:59 AM
With advancements in technology and the rise of big data, alternatives to the traditional appraisal field are beginning to become more prevalent in the U.S.Read More




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