Porter Texas Real Estate Appraisals

Porter Texas Real Estate Appraisals


Real Estate Appraisers in Porter Texas

Our Texas certified real property appraisers are the top source for independent residential and commercial real property appraisals in the Houston market area. Our goal is to supply our clients with a expedient, reliable and professional appraisal service that meets or exceeds their expectations and requirements for use. Not only do we turn around our reports faster than most other appraisal firms, we offer some of the best costs for appraisal services in the market.

All of our appraisers are Houston area locals and have over a decade of experience in the market area. We employ appraisers capable of taking on any assignment from residential, commercial or mixed-use. If you have a commercial property that needs valuing our staff of Texas Certified General appraisers can provide you a quote based on the assignment requirements.

Whether you need a home appraisal report for financial, private use or a legal matters, our appraisal services will work for almost any real estate valuation needs. We are dedicated to delivering competent, courteous and expedient services to all our clients be it homeowners or industry pros. Should you’d need to discuss your appraisal requirements in more detail please connect with us via the number on this page or the online contact form found above.

If you require a independent houston home appraisers near you to carry out a fast and friendly appraisal for your property, call our direct number today or use the fast online quote form.


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Porter Property Appraisals For:

  • Mortgage Loans & Refinancing
  • Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC)
  • Divorce and Asset Division
  • Settling an Estate or Probate
  • Estate & Financial Planning
  • Protesting Property Taxes
  • Removing Private Mortgage Insurance
  • For Sale by Owner (FSBO)
  • Insurance Issues
  • Other Private Uses

Our Porter Appraisers Work With:

  • Cash Buyers
  • Homeowners or Private Parties
  • Brokers and Realtors
  • Real Estate Investors
  • Lending Institutions
  • Local Banks and Credit Unions
  • Mortgage Companies
  • Estate Executors & Heirs
  • Trustees, Devisees & Beneficiaries
  • Law Firms

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How does a house appraiser determine comparable homes (comps)?

Your appraiser will evaluate recently sold as well as currently listed homes in your neighborhood in completion of the sale comparison approach. After studying all homes that meet the requirements for being a comparable, the appraiser will determine the ones he or she feel are the most similar to the subject and then apply adjustments for the variances between those and the subject. The result of the comparison of sales approach is a span of adjusted values that indicate, post adjustments, a reasonable price for the Subject.

What if there aren’t enough comps in my neighborhood?

Of the most strenuous scenarios for house appraisers is the lack of recently purchased comparable homes. Generally the appraiser will ask for a conditional allowance and to be allowed to go into other markets or be able to use older comparable home sales. These are completely justifiable approaches to a lack of comparables, and the appraisal form even includes an line in the adjustments grid for age of sale.

Is an appraisal the same thing as a comparative market analysis (CMA)?

The two documents are very incomparable in depth and level of analysis. A CMA will largely be made up of a market comparison approach. Although appraisals also make use of comparable homes, the level of analysis invested into each home and subsequent adjustments are much more thorough than a comparative market analysis. An appraisal report will review acreage values, cost approaches and rental approaches in the case of income producing properties. A CMA delivers a ball park estimate, an appraisal concludes a defensible and meticulously reported opinion of value. Perhaps the most notable element to reflect on is the party creating the report. Agents perform comparative market analyses, and they don't always have a grasp on the entire market or have strong competency when it comes to property valuation. In contract to agents, a house appraiser is required have comprehensive market knowledge when writing an appraisal. Likewise, the Realtor has a vested interest in the home’s selling price whereas the appraiser is mandated by a law of ethics to collect only a set amount for jobs, regardless of their outcome.


Our philosophy is to provide a fast, accurate and effective appraisal report that serves our clients needs exactly. Furthermore, we try and help all of our clients understand the "mystery" behind the appraisal process so that they may better understand what we do as appraisers. For that reason we have created this website to serve as a resource full of useful information for home owners and real estate professionals alike.




We’ve Worked with Real Estate Professionals and Private Clients Throughout the Greater Houston Area Since 2005. Since Then We've Become One of the Highest Rated Independent Real Estate Appraisal Firms in Houston Based on Actual Customer Reviews.

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“I needed an appraisal for a property we own in the Memorial area. Our appraiser was professional, courteous, thorough, and helpful. Documentation that was provided following his appraisal was complete and showed significant attention to detail. I didn’t meet him personally but was told the appraisal was friendly and personable as well.”

Jim M. Real Estate Appraiser


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Houston Appraisal Company Locations (Dispatch Only, No Walk-ins)

West Houston Office
5161 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77056

South Houston Office
600 Gemini Ave #157
Houston, TX 77058

Downtown Houston Office
1113 Vine St.
Houston, TX 77002

North Houston Office
395 Sawdust Rd.
Spring, TX 77380