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Welcome to the home page of Professional Appraisals, Inc. We are a leading provider of residential real estate valuations for the mortgage lending marketplace. With over 17 years of experience in the business, we have a proven track record of reducing lenders' time, efforts and costs in managing the appraisal process.  Whether it's a starter home or the most modern new construction, our experience and education as Certified Residential Appraisers make us qualified to provide home valuations for clients ranging from national mortgage companies to local lenders or individual businesses and consumers.

Service Area:

  • cuyahoga county
  • geauga county
  • lake county

In addition to mortgage appraisals (for purchase, refinance, home equity line, construction, etc.), our services are also available for:

  • Setting a Home's Listing Price (for Realtors and FSBO's)
  • FHA Approved
  • Condominiums
  • Custom Built Luxury Homes/Lake Front Properties
  • Multi Family (2-4 Units) Properties
  • Employee Relocation
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Bail Bond
  • REO/Foreclosure 
  • Tax Assessment Appeal
  • Vacant Land
  • Measurement Services   **NEW PRODUCT**

Our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering on-line appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this process saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

  • Highest-Quality Appraisal Reports
  • On-line Status Reports
  • Electronic Ordering and Delivery
  • Competitive Pricing 

Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business. The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.  Thank you for visiting our website.

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