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Bankers & Underwriters

Of course Federal Appraisal, LLC provides traditional bank loan appraisals.  In fact, because of our national and international capabilities, we are particularly well qualified to service portfolios and assets outside our client’s home regions.  Federal Appraisal provides the full array

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Capital Markets

Federal Appraisal, LLC provides numerous due diligence and financial analysis services to the capital markets and CMBS securitization markets.  We service performing, nonperforming and sub-performing large portfolio and large value single asset transactions for securitization or bulk sales.  Property types

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Each investor has its own unique business requirements.  That’s why Federal Appraisal, LLC was formed.  Many of the appraisal and consulting needs of investors can only be solved with complex and non traditional appraisal and consulting services.  Federal Appraisal specializes

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Property Tax Appeals

Background Real and personal property is taxed by state and local jurisdictions, based on the market value of the property. This kind of tax is known as an “Ad Valorem” tax, meaning “of value” or based on value as opposed to

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Land Appraisal, Subdivisions, Easements, Rights Of Way

While often a relatively small contribution to the overall real property value or overall business value, land frequently presents challenging appraisal issues.  The issues often make the land valuation the most volatile of the appraised components of the overall real property

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Client Type

We know who you are, and we know what you want. You may be pleasantly surprised to find that Federal Appraisal, LLC has standardized services and products tailored for professionals from specific disciplines and their needs. In particular our firm is

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The Federal Housing and Development Agency (HUD) prescribes its own appraisal procedures and its own appraisal formats.  While the appraisal theory behind the HUD appraisals is the same as any other appraisal, failure to comply with HUD’s specific procedures and

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the courts that hear its cases prescribe their own appraisal practices and  procedures.  While the appraisal theory behind IRS appraisals is mostly the same as any other appraisal, failure to comply with IRS specific

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Government Services

Appraisal and appraisal consulting requirements vary significantly from government agency to government agency.  While the variances are often simple, the failure to meet the requirements can lead to a critical non-compliance.  The non-compliance may be non-recoverable and often cost thousands

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Accounting, Tax or Audit

Whether your accounting/consulting firm is working on tax, audit or management consulting issues, or VFR, Federal Appraisal, LLC offers expert solutions.  Our practice includes professionals with designations by the Appraisal Institute (AI), the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and the

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