Real Estate Appraisals





We provide commercial real estate appraisals and residential appraisals on all types of real estate.  These types of properties include: office ( from single tenant to large scale high rise), retail, shopping center,  industrial, hospitality, retirement,  medical, nursing homes, congregate care facilities, vacant land, hospitals, special purpose properties and any other income producing property. Residential properties such as 1-6 family homes, condominiums, cooperatives, large estates, subdivisions, waterfront and mixed use properties are routinely appraised.

PURPOSE OF APPRAISALS:  The typical purpose of our appraisal assignments are for: mortgage financing, real estate tax appeals, PMI removal, appraisal review,  portfolio analysis,  legal (tax certiorari, estate planning, matrimonial and equitable distribution, condemnation, land use and zoning, forensic investigations,  environmental damage valuation, malpractice, real estate title issues, construction damages , easements, minority and partial interests), highest and best use. We have qualified as real estate appraisal expert witnesses in bench and jury trials since 1972.

DUE DILIGENCE ANALYSIS: This type of analysis is available in support of client acquisition or disposition of real estate.

APPRAISAL REVIEW:  We prepare appraisal reviews for legal case triage purposes and well as mortgage financing purposes.


New York Metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and the 26 major United States markets.

Types of Appraisals:

We can prepare a self contained or summary appraisal on any type of property based upon the intended use of the appraisal. These can be current or historical valuations. We can also prepare specialized investment analysis models for any type of property or situation.



Our historical client list spans the nation and covers a broad spectrum of business, banking and finance, government and industry.  Please see the "Appraisal Qualifications and Client List" section of our web site for detailed information.


You may contact us with a no obligation preliminary case evaluation. Please email us at ,  with basic information about the property to be appraised, the intended use of the appraisal and the date of valuation.  This evaluation will based upon information supplied by you and other factors present at the time.


  We are affiliated with a major real estate company based out of New York City.  Besides real estate appraisals, we can also provide: property management, residential and commercial real estate leasing and sales and investment property acquisition or sales. 



Background and Historical Information:


 Our firm is a family business and has been in existence since before the turn of the century.  It was founded by Howard Jackson’s great grandfather.  We have valued property through two world wars, the Cuban Missile crisis,  the Great Depression, the energy crisis,  the World Trade Center attack and the current sub-prime mortgage crisis with its far reaching, related global micro and macroeconomic issues.









The Jackson Family's  Original Real Estate Office around 1890 -   Howard Jackson's Great Grandfather seated in front.




Anne Longworth Jackson, the lady in the middle, ( Howard Jackson Jr. 's,  Grand Mother also a real estate appraiser) in front of Howard Jackson's  Grand Father's    ( Joseph Jackson) Real Estate Appraisal Office, 394 Central Avenue,  Lawrence, Long Island, New York.


Historical Note:

Anne Longworth Jackson, Howard Jackson, Jr.'s Grandmother, of Joseph Jackson, Inc., a real estate appraisal and real estate brokers office, was the "only" woman HOLC  ( Home Owner's Loan Corporation). She was appointed to the position, Jan 11, 1939 the same day Mr. Joseph Jackson died.




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