Our Services

At Michael DeWan Appraisal & Associates, we have a wealth of experience in a wide variety of real estate valuation and consultation services. Rather than focusing specifically on one property type, one client group or one type of assignment, we are committed to providing the highest-quality real property appraisal service with every assignment we accept. Whether it be for mortgage purposes, a tax certiorari proceeding, an eminent domain taking, possible litigation, a municipal, county or state acquisition, a charitable donation of a conservation easement, estate planning, or in advance of marketing a property: for assignments where you need a well-researched, clearly presented, defensible and insightful professional opinion of value, we can help.

Over the years, we have been engaged by attorneys, financial and corporate clients, estate trustees, mortgage brokers, land trusts and other not-for-profit organizations, municipalities, public authorities and private property owners for real property tax disputes, divorce proceedings, estate planning, litigation support, asset management, consultation, expert testimony, appraisal review, public hearings and other purposes.

Below is a representative list of the types of real property we have appraised, the types of assignments we have performed, and the clients we have served. However unique or challenging, we welcome the opportunity to bid on – and if possible, take on – your next valuation assignment.

TYPES of REAL PROPERTY APPRAISED
(partial list)

  • Adult Homes and Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Agricultural Properties
  • Airport and Aviation Facilities
  • Apartment Complexes
  • Auction Houses
  • Automotive Service and Repair Centers
  • Automotive and Other Dealerships
  • Bank Branches and Financial Service Centers
  • Billboards and Outdoor Advertising
  • Camping Facilities and RV Campgrounds
  • Commercial and Mercantile Properties
  • Commercial and Industrial Vacant Land
  • Condominium Residential Projects
  • Contaminated Industrial Sites
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Corridors – Railroad, Utility, Rail Trails and Recreational Easements
  • Country Estates and Unique Residences
  • Defunct Residential Subdivisions and Developments
  • Environmentally Impacted Properties
  • Freshwater Wetlands
  • Fruit Farms and Orchards
  • Funeral Homes
  • Golf Courses & Country Clubs
  • Health Clubs & Fitness Centers
  • Historic and Landmark Properties
  • Hospitals & Health Care Facilities
  • Hudson River Estates and Riverfront Land
  • Industrial Plants, Warehouses
  • Institutional Properties
  • Landlocked Parcels
  • Lumber Yards
  • Marinas and Marine-related Properties
  • Medical/Dental/Professional Buildings
  • Mobile Home Parks
  • Motels, Hotels & Lodges
  • Multi-Use, Multi-Occupant Buildings
  • Municipal Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Office Buildings, Research & Development Parks
  • Parkland & Forest Land
  • Partially Completed Structures and Projects
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • Propane Gas (and other fuel) Tank Farms
  • Purchase of/Transfer of Development Rights
  • Recreational Facilities (e.g., Bowling Alleys, Indoor Tennis)
  • Religious Facilities: Places of Worship, Monasteries, Convents
  • Reservoir Land and Watersheds
  • Residential Subdivisions – existing, planned & partially completed
  • Residential Vacant Land of all sizes
  • Resort Complexes
  • Restaurants, Fast-Food and Retail Outlets
  • Sand & Gravel Deposits and Shale Banks
  • Single-Family and Multi-Family Residences
  • Schools and Educational Facilities
  • Senior Citizen Residences
  • Shopping Centers, Strip Malls, Supermarkets
  • Single-Family Residences
  • Ski Centers – downhill and cross-country
  • Special Education Facilities
  • Special-Purpose Properties
  • Summer Sleepaway Camps
  • Telecommunication Facilities
  • Theatres and Cinemas
  • Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Water Supply Systems, Municipal and Private
TYPES of APPRAISAL ASSIGNMENTS
(partial list)

  • Appraisal Review
  • Assessment Grievances – for individual taxpayers and for municipalities
  • Condemnation for Utility Easements – all types of property
  • Conservation Easement Valuation, compliant with Internal Revenue Code
  • Consultation Services – with or without value conclusions
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis for Income Properties
  • DOT Takings, Severance Damages, Rights of Way
  • Eminent Domain
  • Estate Planning
  • Feasibility Studies – all types of proposed land uses
  • Highest and Best Use Analysis – all types of property
  • Litigation Support such as expert testimony, trial preparation (e.g., review of opposing appraisal work)
  • Mortgage Security – all types of collateralized property
  • Subdivision Development Analysis
  • Tax Certiorari Proceedings – all types of property

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