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To individuals who order appraisals and appraisers searching

these pages for data:

The links below are intended to assist in your analysis. As

evidenced by the mass of links, commercial appraisers are

continually in search of the highest level data available for their

appraisal projects.  We hope you find these links helpful. Please feel

free to forward additional relevant links for inclusion on this page.

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Appraisal Institute - The Smithsonian Institute of Commercial Real Estate Appraisal!  The

institute offers the MAI designation to the select few in the industry who have completed

a rigorous set of courses and exams.  The Appraisal Institute offers a directory of

commercial appraisers as well as a commercial appraisal jobs search page.

Appraisal Institute Search- The source for MAI designated Commercial Appraisers


The Appraisal Foundation - The source of Appraisal Standards. Residential and

Commercial Appraisers who do any work for FDIC Insured institutions are required to

abide by the rules set forth by the Appraisal Foundation.

CB Richard Ellis - The various offices of CBRE offer valuable information for Commercial

Appraisals in various markets worldwide.

CB Richard Ellis - Lansing

CB Richard Ellis - Detroit

CB Richard Ellis - Grand Rapids

CB Richard Ellis Research Center - Various Market Overview Reports for Selected markets

nationally, including Michigan and the surrounding areas.

FedStats - A gateway to social, economic, and business statistics from over 100 US

Federal agencies with information capable of being stratified by state, county, and smaller


FEMA Flood Maps Available - Free - The FEMA site has free customizable flood maps. This

is a great resource for commercial appraisers. Just click the link on the left for FEMA flood

map store, enter your address and produce your map.

Grubb & Ellis Research - An excellent resource for Michigan market datum.

IREM - Institute of Real Estate Management - The nation's leading real estate

management organization brings you a comprehensive listing of related publications

including articles from their own publication, Journal of Property Management.

TIGER Mapping Service - A digital map database for generating detailed maps of

anywhere in the US, using public geographic data.