The Premier Commercial Appraisal Firm
Welcome to Vanguard Realty Advisors. We are an independent commercial real estate appraisal firm, with the focus on delivering the highest quality and service. Our firm offers commercial appraisal services throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina. We have multiple offices and cover many markets such as Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Charlotte and more. We specialize in all property types such as industrial, retail, office, apartments, land, hotel, special purpose properties and more. We provide commercial appraisal services for lending/financing purposes, property owners, estate planning, trusts, divorce, donations, disputes, step-up in cost basis due to an inheritance, fiduciaries, IRS, executors, 709 Gifting Tax Filing, 706 Estate Tax Filing, wills, probate, attorneys/lawyers, accountants, CPAs, corporations, developers, government agencies, individuals and more. We understand the current commercial real estate landscape, so if you need commercial valuation that works, we deliver it with passion and integrity.
Our Commercial Appraisal Services
Our commercial appraisal services include but are not limited to:
- Commercial Appraisal Report
- Restricted Commercial Appraisal Report
- Appraisal Reviews
- Retrospective Valuation
- Date of Death Appraisal
- Fractional Interest Appraisal
- Partial Interest Appraisal
- Tenancy in Common Interest Appraisal
- Fair Market Rent Appraisal
- Litigation Support & Expert Witness Services
- Insurable Value
Qualified Commercial Appraisers
State Licensed Appraisers
All commercial appraisal reports are performed and signed by a state certified general license appraiser. This is the highest level of state licensing that allows one to appraise commercial real estate.
In addition to having the appropriate license level, our appraisal reports are signed by an MAI, which is the highest level of accreditation in the industry. We have MAI appraisers and provide MAI appraisals.
IRS Qualified Appraisers
Per IRS guidelines, the appraisal must consist of a “qualified appraisal” and be completed by a “qualified appraiser”. We are IRS qualified and perform many commercial property appraisal assignments for estate filings that pass IRS scrutiny.
Our Market Coverage
Eureka / Arcata / McKinleyville
Imperial Valley / El Centro
Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
Greensboro / Winston-Salem / High Point
What Our Clients Say…
Hawthorne Industrial Appraisal
Recent industrial appraisal in Hawthorne. This is an older industrial warehouse. It was built in 1946 with recent renovations to date. The property features three grade level loading doors, 25% office finish, 16′ clear heights, mezzanine areas and a rear yard. The building features a bowstring truss. For any commercial real estate appraisal services. Please… Read More
Industrial Warehouse Appraisal in San Diego
Recent industrial warehouse appraisal in San Diego. This is an older industrial warehouse. It was built in 1950 and features 20% office finish, 12’ to 16’ clear heights, four grade level doors, and a fenced yard. The building also features a bowstring truss. For any San Diego commercial real estate appraisal services. Please contact Matt… Read More
Los Angeles Commercial Appraisal
Recent commercial appraisal in Downtown Los Angeles. This is an older industrial brick warehouse. It is three stories plus a basement. It also features a bonus area on the rooftop. The building was built in 1911. Some of our favorite properties to appraise are older industrial buildings like this one. Check out that view of… Read More
How Does Commercial Property Appraisals Work?
How does commercial property appraisals work? Continue reading to find out more about the process of appraising a commercial property. Commercial property appraisals are very misunderstood. Most people when they think of appraisals think of residential appraisals. This is because most people’s only experience with an appraiser is when they buy a home. However, commercial… Read More
Compliant Commercial Appraisal Reports
All commercial appraisal reports are compliant and conform to the current Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and to any federal and state requirements. We are well versed in the requirements/standards for Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA), Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines, IRS Guidelines, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and more.
Land Appraisal Experts
We are land appraisal experts. The valuation of land can be very complicated. Land varies in terms of zoning, entitlements, location, access, exposure, development potential, density requirements, utilities to the site, size, topography, shape, easements and more. For any land appraisals, please contact us.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a commercial appraisal cost?
Commercial appraisal costs range widely and depends on the scope of the appraisal assignment. But most range between +/-$2,000 to +/-$4,000. Please note that this can easily be more depending on the complexity and urgency of the completion date.
What is a typical turn-around time for a commercial real estate appraisal?
Commercial real estate appraisals are complicated and takes many days/weeks to complete. But in general, most turn-around times are 2 weeks or 3 weeks from engagement. We do provide expedited turn times (1 week or less) at an additional cost.
What is a commercial appraisal?
A commercial appraisal is a professional appraiser’s opinion of value regarding commercial real estate.
What are the two types of commercial real estate appraisal reports?
There are two types of commercial appraisal reports. 1.) Full Appraisal Report. 2.) Restricted Appraisal Report.
How to check to see if the commercial real estate appraiser is qualified?
First, please check to see if the appraiser has a State Certified General License. This is the highest level of state licensing that allows one to appraise commercial real estate. This can be done by searching the state agency or checking the Appraisal Registry from the Appraisal Subcommittee.
How to find the best commercial appraiser near me?
Choosing the right commercial appraiser can be a very difficult decision. If, like most people, you are searching on the internet for the best option, we advise you look the appraiser’s online ratings and comments. It will only take you a few seconds to make the right choice. Vanguard Realty Advisors have excellent rating across all websites they are listed on.