Appraisal | Consulting | Tax Appeal Services

Appraisal

Our firm carries out real estate appraisals and consulting for a wide variety of purposes, including mortgage security, property sale/disposal and taxation disputes and is recognized and approved by financial institutions. Examples of the most common assignment types are as follows:

  • Commercial buildings
  • Industrial buildings
  • Office buildings
  • Shopping centers
  • Assembly Halls
  • Ice Rinks
  • Hotels and Motels
  • Rental apartment buildings
  • Condominium buildings
  • Single family residential properties
  • Land including
    • Development Land
    • Single family or multi-family Land
    • Commercial/Industrial Land
    • Agricultural Land
  • Construction financing for any type of development
  • Mixed use projects relating to combinations of multiple family residential/commercial and office space
  • Comprehensive development projects that include high density, large scale and mixed use projects
  • Divorce or Bankruptcy appraisals
  • Expropriation and partial takings

Consulting

At Saran Appraisals and Consulting Ltd., we provide a wide range of consulting services including:

  • Highest & Best Use Analysis
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Legal Issues and Litigation Support
  • Feasibility studies
  • Arbitration
  • Decision making support
  • Pro forma development
  • Customized market reports
  • Investment Analysis
  • Lease and Cost Analysis
  • Absorption Analysis
  • Portfolio Analysis

Tax Appeal Services

We provide consultation and advocacy services to owners and users of residential, commercial and industrial real estate. Our commitment to you is to ensure that you pay only your fair share of property taxes.

We accomplish this by:

  • Verifying assessment data
  • Facilitating the assessment review period
  • Pre roll consultation
  • Discussions with assessor before they publish current values in January
  • Discuss and negotiate in preparation for further appeal hearings
  • We conduct negotiations with an assessor
  • Provide market data to assessor to ensure assessment is accurate

Property Assessments sent by BC Assessment should be reviewed every year, both for correctness and for an equitable treatment of taxes.

Our experts would be pleased to hear from you with any inquires you may have regarding your property tax burden, upcoming hearings or recently received Assessment Notices.