My name is James Bowen; I am a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser located in New Castle, PA (Lawrence County). I appraise all forms of residential real estate properties. If you would like me to complete a report for you, please complete the short form below and I will provide you with a free (no obligation) fee quote, estimated time frame of viewing, and an estimated time-frame a completed report will be sent to you. You decide if you want to proceed. I have some appraisal fees listed to the right and some questions and answers listed below. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What is your turn-around time?
It varies, please contact me for current turn-around time.
How can I contact you?
I can best be reached by email: James@James-Bowen.com
What is your Coverage Area?
I appraise properties located in Trumbull County (OH), Columbiana County (OH), Mahoning County (OH), Lawrence County (PA), and Beaver County (PA). I do have an expanded service area for desktop valuations (If you are an AMC that offers desktop valuations, contact me for my expanded service area.).
What types of appraisals do you do?
I complete residential real estate appraisals for various reasons. Some reasons may include (but not limited to) a 1st Mortgage, 2nd Mortgage, Divorce Settlement, Desktop Appraisal, Appraisal Review, Bankruptcy, HELOC, FHA, Buying A Home, For Sale By Owner, Refinance, Foreclosure/REO, Property Tax Reduction, and Estate Settlement. I appraise Vacant Land, Traditional Site Built Homes, Manufactured Homes, Modular Homes, Townhomes, Condos, and Multi-Family (2 to 4 units).
Do you accept credit cards?
No; I accept cash or check
Do you have a Resume or CV?
Yes; my CV can be viewed, printed, or downloaded by clicking here.
Can I verify that you have an active certification?
Yes, you can check the Appraisal Subcommittee website (ASC.gov)
In which states do you have an active certification in?
Pennsylvania (Cert# RL139791) - Ohio (Cert# 2014004528)
Virginia (Cert# 4001 013064) - Florida (Cert# RD7928)
FORMS & FEES
(Fees may vary due to complexity, distance, etc..)
Form GPAR - [$450.00]
General Purpose Appraisal (Full Interior/Exterior Viewing) - For residential properties (For Sale by Owner, Divorces, Bankruptcies, etc..)
Form 1004 - [$450.00]
URAR (Full Interior/Exterior Viewing) - For single family residential properties (Mortgage related transactions)
Form 1004C - [$550.00]
Manufactured homes (Full Interior/Exterior Viewing) - For anyone who owns a trailer/manufactured home that has been placed on a permanent foundation. This form is not for modular homes (they can go on the 1004 or GPAR).
Vacant LAND - [$450.00 ]
Vacant parcels of land
Form 1025 - [$900.00]
Multifamily (Full Interior/Exterior Viewing) - For properties that 2-4 units (Fee includes Form 216)
Form 1073 - [$575.00]
Condo (Full Interior/Exterior Viewing) - This is for condo owners.
Form 2055 - [$375.00]
Single Family Appraisal (Exterior Viewing (From Street/Curb)) - A site visit is required, at a minimum a viewing from the street/curb is required.
Form 1075 - [$500.00]
Condo Exterior Appraisal (Exterior Viewing (From Street/Curb)) - This is for condo owners. A site visit is required; at a minimum a viewing from the street/curb is required.
Form 1004D - [$200.00]
Appraisal update and/or repairs completed (AKA Final Inspection) - This is for an appraisal of ours that is over 4 months old and under 1 year old and/or this form is used to confirm that needed repairs were completed. A site visit is required.