Jack's New Hampshire Real Estate Blog

Many of you know me as a “real estate appraiser” but what does that mean?  You probably know an appraiser as someone who works for the bank when you are buying, selling or refinancing your home.  That is certainly true, but in my case not the complete story.   For this reason, I thought I would share what I do and highlight what types of assignments I have completed in 2017.

I am an SRA designated appraiser through the Appraisal Institute which is the most prestigious residential designation in the industry.  I hold my Certified General Appraiser license on both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which is the highest level of licensing.   I do both residential and commercial, as well as providing litigation support and real estate consulting.    Some of the properties I appraised within the last 12 months include;

  • Residential assignments such as single family houses, condominiums & 2-4 unit properties
  • Land/building lots
  • Larger multi-family properties 5 to 24 units
  • Office buildings
  • Special use properties
  • Mixed use buildings
  • Land lease valuation
  • Office condominiums
  • Cell tower, abutter impact appraisals & studies
  • Subdivision analysis
  • High-end $4M+ residential house
  • Various complex assignments. The ones other turn down.
  • Review Appraisals
  • Rental analysis


I completed assignments for many reason including, but no limited to;

  • Bank Financing
  • Commercial lending
  • Divorce settlement/litigation
  • Expert witness
  • Estates settlement
  • Guardianship
  • Pre-listing
  • Cash buyers and investors
  • Abutter disputes
  • Tax Abatements
  • Zoning board hearings
  • Bankruptcy & IRS
  • Pre- and post-foreclosure
  • Insurance (pre & post fire) appraisals
  • Consulting


I certainly appreciate and enjoy working for my lender clients, but wanted to let you know that I do a wide variety of appraisals in both the commercial and residential segments. I provide honest, reliable, defendable appraisal reports for many types of clients and uses.  If you or anyone you know is in need of a professional appraiser in the NH or Mass, don’t hesitate to reach out at (603) 644-1000 or email me at jacklavoie@comcast.net  

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