Lithia Appraisal Service, Inc. provides valuation services for residential properties on the central west coast of FL in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Western Polk County. We are residential appraisers from Brandon, FL. We are not the largest appraisal firm in the Tampa Bay Area, nor do we aspire to be. Our primary focus is to provide top quality residential appraisals at a competitive market rate within our areas of expertise. We want you to be so pleased with our quality and service that you are happy to tell others about our office and will choose to use our firm for all your future residential appraisal needs.
What makes us different?
What makes us different?
- We only use state certified appraisers in good standing for our appraisal services and never use trainees or private runners in our inspections, photos, report writing or analysis process.
- Only state certified appraisers see your information, we employ no unlicensed support staff, thus further ensuring your privacy and your data is held to the highest standards of security.
- We use the latest in appraisal software including mobile appraisal products.
- Electronic delivery of our final product
- Your contact form receives our priority attention in the order it was received.
- We publish our rates and fee structure up front.
- We do not bounce between appraisal management clients and servicing other client sectors. We service direct lenders, federal clients, Realtors, credit unions, lawyers, investors and private parties direct. Your file won't wait on a desk while we prioritize an AMC's work in front of you.
- We care that you understand the process and will spend the time necessary to properly explain your options, quote your fee, and explain the assignment results to you, because you are our direct client.
- We never RUSH our analysis or reporting to beat out the competition in turn time, therefore we don't charge low level appraisal fees to get the job while sacrificing quality and service.
- We have all lived in the market area our entire lives and have not just transferred into the Florida market within the last few years.
- We have over 15 years appraisal experience in our service area in addition to 17 years real estate experience, and 7 years banking and finance experience.
- We are members of GTAR and licensed Realtors.
- Local Realtors' feel comfortable asking for our services and recommending us to their clients.
- Other Certified Appraisers feel comfortable asking our opinion and recommending clients to us.
- We accept Paypal(via invoice), credit cards(via square invoice/processing), local checks, and cash for our services.
- We are not Commercial Appraisers filling in with residential appraisal work, we are actual State Certified Residential Appraisers specialized in residential appraisal work.
- We contribute and give back to our community through volunteer work, toy drives and other avenues. We strive to be good citizens and a good business.