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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


Mississippi

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


Arkansas 

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


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Memphis Magazine:
 
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
 
7 Perfect Kitchen Upgrades for a New Look Without Remodeling
10/9/2019 8:00 AM
Take your kitchen forward without setting yourself back too much...Read More
 
Enter If You Dare: Inside a Real-Life Haunted House
10/1/2019 10:54 AM
Is that a ghost or just your imagination? See for yourself...Read More
 
How to Throw the Perfect Pumpkin-Carving Party
9/26/2019 1:59 PM
Gather some gourds, and invite your favorite witches and ghouls over for a little Halloween fun...Read More
 
This Studio Came From a Feed Store
9/25/2019 12:53 PM
And now it"s a home fit for a fairy tale...Read More
 
What Kind of Bugs Are in Your House?
9/24/2019 5:34 AM
This guide to common household creepers will help you send pests packing - for good...Read More
 
Is Your Home Trying to Kill You?
9/24/2019 5:26 AM
How to detect and avoid five of the most common household hazards....Read More
 
12 Tasks to Tackle This Fall
9/19/2019 10:10 AM
Cooler weather is coming - prep your home for its arrival while it"s still nice outside....Read More
 
Getting Your Home Ready for Trick-or-Treaters
9/19/2019 8:30 AM
Consider these tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween night...Read More
 
Buying a Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs
9/19/2019 8:00 AM
Get those rainy day funds in order - you"re going to need them...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
 
Solar Sails
5/27/2019 2:01 AM
Outfit a spacecraft with a huge but incredibly lightweight mirror, and it can travel indefinitely, without fuel, at speeds that eventually exceed those of conventional rocket-powered craft.Read More
 
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 Magazine:
 
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
6/8/2018 7:09 AM
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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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Tennessee Wildlife Federation wants your trashy photos
5/29/2019 5:00 AM
The state"s litter problem jeopardizes wildlife and nature....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
The Tennessee deer harvest for 2017-18 season was 12 percent below the average for the past decade....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
 
Waverly archer competing for world title in France
9/9/2017 1:33 PM
Waverly archer Joella Bates is among 20 U.S. competitors in world championships....Read More
 
Coleton Jennings making name for himself in outdoors business world
8/12/2017 10:00 AM
Coleton Jennings and his father created Jenko Fishing in 2016....Read More
 
What"s new on the Little Red River? A party for six is one thing
8/5/2017 10:00 AM
There’s something new on the Little Red River, and not just the spruced up appearance of Lindsey’s Resort....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
Your guide to Halloween in the Memphis area — from haunted houses to family-friendly events
10/15/2019 3:07 PM
Whether you"re looking for a safe place to trick-or-treat with the kids or an adults-only scary movie night, there"s something for everyone this Halloween....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
 
"Bluff City Law" stars tried to rally viewers for Episode 4. Did it work?
10/15/2019 1:09 PM
Made-in-Memphis NBC drama failing to build audience as it lost viewers for the second week in a row....Read More
 
"Bluff City Law," Episode 4: A Liberty Mural and a "font of filth"
10/15/2019 11:57 AM
Memphis-made NBC series "Bluff City Law" tackles white supremacy....Read More
 
Justin Timberlake, Levi"s donate state-of-the-art songwriting lab to Stax Music Academy
10/15/2019 10:54 AM
Justin Timberlake and Levi"s recently added Memphis and Stax to the roster of institutions benefiting from the Levi’s Music Project....Read More
 
Memphis furries bring the "Rukus": Take a look inside local filmmaker"s docu-drama
10/15/2019 10:57 AM
Memphis filmmaker explores the furries subculture and more in his experimental docu-drama "Rukus,"...Read More
 
Mempho Music Festival: 5 things to know — from the can"t-miss acts to food and drink options
10/14/2019 10:00 PM
The Raconteurs, Wu-Tang Clan and Brandi Carlile lead 2019 Mempho Music Festival at Shelby Farms this weekend....Read More
 
In the Kitchen: Pastry Chef Franck Oysel at Interim Restaurant
10/14/2019 7:00 AM
Pastry Chef Franck Oysel at Interim Restaurant...Read More
 
In the Kitchen: Meet Pastry Chef Franck Oysel
10/14/2019 7:00 AM
In the Kitchen: Meet Pastry Chef Franck Oysel...Read More
 
In the Kitchen: Meet Franck Oysel, the French pastry chef at Interim Restaurant
10/14/2019 7:00 AM
Love brought Franck Oysel from France to Memphis. Now, Memphians have fallen in love with his desserts at Interim Restaurant....Read More




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These 7 people helped shape Grand Canyon National Park. Here are their stories.
10/7/2019 10:42 AM
From explorers to architects, here are seven people who changed the course of history for the Grand Canyon....Read More
 
After "So You Think You Can Dance," what"s next for Collierville"s Sophie Pittman?
10/4/2019 10:00 PM
Collierville"s Sophie Pittman didn"t expect to make it to the Top 4 on "So You Think You Can Dance." Now, she"s continuing to push past her boundaries....Read More
 
After Ellen, students reflect on video that went viral and kindness that inspired it
10/3/2019 1:03 PM
Antwain Garrett and Kristopher Graham are linked in perpetuity to Micheal Todd after a video of them giving Todd new clothes went viral....Read More
 
Fall running guide: Here are some tips for staying warm, dry and motivated
9/27/2019 6:00 AM
Whether you are a novice runner or training for your first marathon, fall is the optimal season for most runners....Read More
 
Here"s proof the Grand Canyon is a pop culture icon
9/25/2019 4:01 PM
The Grand Canyon has long been a source of inspiration, appearing in Thelma and Louise, Joe Dirt, The Brady Bunch and National Lampoon"s Vacation....Read More
 
Museum Day 2019: 28 Tennessee museums offering free admission this month
9/17/2019 11:11 AM
Museums in Nashville, Memphis and Knoxville are offering free admission for the Smithsonian"s Museum Day 2019....Read More
 
Here are 10 of Arizona"s most photogenic spots. Some of them might surprise you
9/16/2019 10:36 AM
Arizona is filled with scenic locations. Some are obvious, like Sedona and Grand Canyon. Others are more surprising. Here are 10 worth photographing....Read More
 
TG Sheppard used to live with Elvis at Graceland. Now he"s honoring the King with new album
9/13/2019 5:00 AM
TG Sheppard"s “Midnight in Memphis” will be available Sept. 20. The collection is Sheppard’s first country project in more than two decades....Read More
 
100 things you should know about the Grand Canyon
9/12/2019 4:59 PM
As Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial during 2019, here are 100 things you should know about Arizona"s natural wonder....Read More
 
Memphian Simon Schoenberger tries all 76 snow cone flavors at Jerry"s
9/11/2019 7:01 AM
Simon Schoenberger was on a mission to try all 76 snow cone flavors at Jerry"s Snow Cones. He completed that mission on Aug. 24, his 13th birthday....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
One in four Tennesseans has medical debt, says report by The Sycamore Institute
10/15/2019 5:00 AM
A county-by-county analysis found 43% of residents in Lake County have medical debt. Conversely, just 10% of residents in Williamson County and 18% of Shelby County residents have such debt.Read More
 
Scrambling to find auto parts, GM car dealers feel pinch in UAW strike
10/11/2019 8:40 PM
As the UAW-GM strike stretches into week five, the parts pipeline stretching from factories to service techs fixing GM brands hasn"t gone dry - yet....Read More
 
Railroad track maker"s $6 million expansion promises to create over 50 new jobs
10/2/2019 1:50 PM
Cleveland Track Material and its parent company Vossloh North America celebrated the expansion of its Memphis manufacturing plant Tuesday....Read More
 
Working at a great place? We"d like to know for Top Workplaces 2019
6/16/2019 6:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal is launching its annual survey of Greater Memphis" best workplaces....Read More
 
Raymond James to move to East Memphis after "deterioration" of Downtown office, documents show
10/11/2019 3:49 PM
Raymond James and Associates will leave its Downtown building and move into two offices in East Memphis, documents show....Read More
 
Ulta Beauty opens in Germantown Village Square; store marks 6th location in Shelby, DeSoto
10/11/2019 3:46 PM
Ulta Beauty opened a new location in Germantown Village Square. The company now has six locations in Shelby and DeSoto counties....Read More
 
MPD director: If Memphis wants to grow police force, remove residency requirements
10/10/2019 10:00 PM
Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings wants to end rule requiring new recruits to live in Shelby County....Read More
 
Taking on developers, architects and Memphis officials: The Midtown Action Coalition demands to be heard
10/10/2019 10:20 AM
After nearly 10 years of taking on project after project, Midtown Action Coalition"s voice is rarely ignored....Read More
 
VW ramps up Cross Sport sport utility as demand falls for cars | Review
10/9/2019 10:00 PM
Atlas Cross Sport is the newest model rolling out of VW Chattanooga, joining the Atlas sport-utility vehicle and the Passat sedan....Read More
 
FedEx, Walgreens look to make online returns easier with new service; here"s how it works
10/8/2019 2:25 PM
For those who find returning an online order inconvenient, FedEx and Walgreens say they have a simpler solution....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
One in four Tennesseans has medical debt, says report by The Sycamore Institute
10/15/2019 5:00 AM
A county-by-county analysis found 43% of residents in Lake County have medical debt. Conversely, just 10% of residents in Williamson County and 18% of Shelby County residents have such debt.Read More
 
Scrambling to find auto parts, GM car dealers feel pinch in UAW strike
10/11/2019 8:40 PM
As the UAW-GM strike stretches into week five, the parts pipeline stretching from factories to service techs fixing GM brands hasn"t gone dry - yet....Read More
 
Railroad track maker"s $6 million expansion promises to create over 50 new jobs
10/2/2019 1:50 PM
Cleveland Track Material and its parent company Vossloh North America celebrated the expansion of its Memphis manufacturing plant Tuesday....Read More
 
Working at a great place? We"d like to know for Top Workplaces 2019
6/16/2019 6:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal is launching its annual survey of Greater Memphis" best workplaces....Read More
 
Raymond James to move to East Memphis after "deterioration" of Downtown office, documents show
10/11/2019 3:49 PM
Raymond James and Associates will leave its Downtown building and move into two offices in East Memphis, documents show....Read More
 
Ulta Beauty opens in Germantown Village Square; store marks 6th location in Shelby, DeSoto
10/11/2019 3:46 PM
Ulta Beauty opened a new location in Germantown Village Square. The company now has six locations in Shelby and DeSoto counties....Read More
 
MPD director: If Memphis wants to grow police force, remove residency requirements
10/10/2019 10:00 PM
Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings wants to end rule requiring new recruits to live in Shelby County....Read More
 
Taking on developers, architects and Memphis officials: The Midtown Action Coalition demands to be heard
10/10/2019 10:20 AM
After nearly 10 years of taking on project after project, Midtown Action Coalition"s voice is rarely ignored....Read More
 
VW ramps up Cross Sport sport utility as demand falls for cars | Review
10/9/2019 10:00 PM
Atlas Cross Sport is the newest model rolling out of VW Chattanooga, joining the Atlas sport-utility vehicle and the Passat sedan....Read More
 
FedEx, Walgreens look to make online returns easier with new service; here"s how it works
10/8/2019 2:25 PM
For those who find returning an online order inconvenient, FedEx and Walgreens say they have a simpler solution....Read More




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Big bank mortgage originations continued rising in Q3 thanks to low interest rates
10/15/2019 3:52 PM
Continuing a trend that stretches back through most of this year, mortgage originations were up at some of the nation’s biggest banks in the third quarter due to this year’s consistently low mortgage rates. Here"s the skinny on what happened at Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, and Citigroup...Read More
 
CFPB creates taskforce to examine federal consumer financial law
10/15/2019 1:59 PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it will establish a taskforce to examine ways to modernize federal consumer financial laws. The taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law will examine the existing legal and regulatory environment facing consumers and financial service providers...Read More
 
Gateway First Bank brings on Peter Moenickheim as chief risk officer
10/15/2019 1:38 PM
Since merging with Farmers Exchange Bank to become Gateway First Bank (formerly Gateway Mortgage Group), the bank has made a series of high-level hires and appointments. Now, Gateway First Bank announced its latest appointment – Peter Moenickheim as its chief risk officer...Read More
 
RentCafé: Average U.S. rent declines for first time in 2 years
10/15/2019 12:36 PM
America’s rental prices declined in September, as RentCafé indicates the nation’s average rent fell by $1 to mark the first decrease since 2017. Although September’s month-over-month decrease may seem insignificant, RentCafé indicates that it points to a slight wind-down in rent prices in the context of a more volatile financial climate...Read More
 
Wells Fargo sets aside $1.6 billion for new fake account payout
10/15/2019 12:23 PM
Over the last few years, Wells Fargo has paid out nearly $2 billion in fines and settlements covering a myriad number of issues, most notably opening millions of fake accounts in customers’ names. That issue led to a hundreds of millions of dollars in payouts to regulators, affected customers, and shareholders over the affair. But it looks like Wel...Read More
 
Federal Reserve report cites “rebounded” housing market
10/15/2019 12:09 PM
The housing market was the bright spot in the Federal Reserve’s monthly economic snapshot released on Tuesday. While consumer spending “softened,” business equipment spending was “sluggish,” and payroll growth was “moderate,” the housing market has “rebounded” with the help of low mortgage rates, the Fed said...Read More
 
Total student debt could buy every U.S. house on market…twice
10/15/2019 8:00 AM
Total student debt in the U.S. reached $1.5 trillion, a new all-time high, according to a new study by realtor.com. But what does that mean for the housing market? Together, $1.5 trillion is enough to buy every single home on the market in the U.S. Twice...Read More
 
CoreLogic: California home sales see worst August in 4 years
10/14/2019 5:25 PM
Last month, the California Association of Realtors predicted a slow down for the state’s housing market in 2020. According to a recent report by CoreLogic, cooling home sales are already here. In fact, August marked the fewest home sales for that month in four years...Read More
 
Mortgage Tech Rundown: Finastra, Mace Innovations, and American Financial Resources
10/14/2019 5:15 PM
This week"s Mortgage Tech Rundown focuses on the latest product and software developments, integrations and more from companies like Finastra, Mace Innovations, and American Financial Resources...Read More
 
Redwood Trust buying real estate investment lender CoreVest for $490 million
10/14/2019 4:34 PM
For the second time this year, Redwood Trust, a real estate investment trust that specializes in buying and securitizing jumbo mortgages, is growing its real estate investor loan business through an acquisition. Earlier this year, Redwood Trust paid $50 million to acquire 5 Arches, an originator and asset manager of investor-focused loans and the p...Read More




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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
 
NAR Comments on Appraisal Threshold
2/11/2019 2:36 PM
NAR submitted comments to 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”) on a the threshold for requiring an...Read More
 
In-Depth on NAR Commercial Members Work By Various Property Types
1/25/2019 11:42 AM
In 2017, NAR commercial members sold a median of nine industrial properties and eight office spaces.Read More




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