LPA Introduces Its Latest Property Appraisal Innovation

Just in Time for the 2019 Holiday Season, LPA Introduces Its Latest Property Appraisal Innovation

Mark Lowery

12/03/2019

Looking ahead.

It’s something we all do once the holiday season arrives. That includes the CRE valuation experts here at LPA.

Sure, we get giddy in the days leading up to the release of the latest market data, and we can barely contain our excitement when talking with our clients about appreciation trends.

But let’s be real: as soon as we shake off the lingering effects of that Thanksgiving food coma, we start counting the days until Christmas morning. We keep wish lists too, after all, and have since we first discovered our passion for real estate. Come to think of it, maybe Santa putting Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse, those bright yellow Tonka Trucks, and that Magic Math Machine under the tree had something to do with sparking that interest…

Anyway, that was then. This is now. This holiday season, the North Pole’s largest toy manufacturer (in terms of both square footage and throughput) can barely keep up with demand for one toy in particular. Without further ado, allow us to introduce you to the “Appraiser on the Shelf.”

The Appraiser on the Shelf

Although he may be pint-sized, this professional comes complete with all the necessary certifications: MRICS, CCIM, even his AI-GIS and MAI designations*. In other words, he packs quite a resume — not to mention comprehensive property type expertise. (Although he does specialize in bookcases, cabinets, mantles, dressers, and desks.)

And when we say the “Appraiser on the Shelf” is relentlessly focused on delivering flawless, accurate, on-time valuations, we’re not kidding. He never sleeps. We suspect that bottomless mug has something to do with how quickly he can turn around a 90-page, USPAP-compliant appraisal report. Even if you do run out of coffee, however, you never have to worry about replacing his batteries. This elfin analyst is 100-percent powered by Christmas spirit. Shouldn’t we all be so lucky?

From the entire LPA Team, here’s hoping your holidays are full of special deliveries that bring you nothing but joy. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

* “Appraiser on the Shelf” is a toy, not an actual licensed appraiser. He is not qualified to give legal, CRE market, neighborhood, structural, or live advice. Contents of genuine leather briefcase may have shifted from nice to naughty during transport. LPA is not liable for any damages, loss of presents, or emotional stress sustained as a result of the toy coming to life with real Christmas magic.