When you engage A.L. Appraisal Co. you receive unbiased and objective services.
You depend on the appraiser’s skill to make intelligent market-oriented decisions about value. Since all appraisals are estimates, that is an opinion of value, it is of the utmost importance you select an appraiser who has demonstrated competence and integrity in the field, through education, experience and recognition by national appraisal organizations.
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS – A STEP WELL BEYOND LICENSING:
Nearly all licensed appraisers do not hold advanced designations/education. Atom Levi has earned the MAI and SRA professional appraisal designations awarded by The Appraisal Institute. The Appraisal Institute was founded in 1932 as the “American Institute of Real Estate Appraiser” (AIREA), now The Appraisal Institute. To learn more about the Appraisal Institute click on this link: https://www.appraisalinstitute.org/about/the-designated-difference/
Appraisal Institute designated members have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge, understanding and ability. A designation represents advanced knowledge. A designation stands for years of proven, real-life real estate valuation experience. Being a designated member of the Appraisal Institute always mean a commitment to strict professional ethics and standards.
The MAI membership designation is held by professionals who provide a wide range of services on all types of real property related to providing opinions of value, evaluations, review, consulting and advice on investment decisions, among other things. Property types may include commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, and vacant land. There are approximately 8,000+/- MAIs.
The SRA membership designation is held by professionals who provide a wide range of services for residential properties related to providing opinions of value, evaluations, reviews, consulting, and advice regarding investment decisions.
To learn more about the requirements to earn an MAI or SRA designation please click on the following link: https://www.appraisalinstitute.org/designation-requirements/
Mr. Levi MAI, SRA is licensed by the California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers as a Certified General (AG) appraiser. He has been licensed since 1991, when licensing began. The AG license permits a scope of practice which covers all real estate without regard to transaction value or complexity.
FORENSIC APPRAISING AND CONSULTING: