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Shackelford & Associates Opens Office in Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, August 21, 2013   Shackelford & Associates has opened a new office in Raleigh at 6512 Six Forks Road, Suite 502B.  Certified General Appraiser Russell Adams will be managing this location.  We are excited about having a larger presence in the Raleigh market with this move. 

Shackelford & Associates is a full service Appraisal and Brokerage firm offering a wide range of services from commercial and residential appraisals to conservation easements to brokerage services and full revaluations. The company services the eastern North Carolina and Triangle market areas with offices in Greenville, Raleigh, and Morehead City, and is a recognized leader in real estate valuation.

 

Shackelford & Associates Launches YouTube Channel

Greenville, NC, January 14, 2013   Rasberry Shackelford & Associates has launched a YouTube channel.  We will be uploading videos periodically dealing with The Shackelford Report, appraisals, revaluations, brokerage, and answering questions our viewers have. 

You can subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/RSARESdotcom

 

Matthew Hawk Receives Prestigious MAI Designation

Greenville, NC, November 3, 2012  Matthew Hawk was recently awarded with the presitgious MAI designation.  This designation is the industry standard for excellence in the real estate appraisal industry.  With this award, Matthew has joined an elite group as fewer than 6% of active appraisers in the United States have this designation. 

In order to receive this designation, Matthew was required to complete a graduate-level curriculum, which includes a comprehensive exam, a written demonstration appraisal report, as well as attaining 4,500 hours of qualifying experience. 

"I am very excited for Matthew to receive this high honor.  It is a well deserved reward for his years of great effort and commitment to excellence in his work", said Jay Shackelford, owner of Rasberry Shackelford & Associates.  "We have known for years that Matthew is a very good appraiser and this designation serves as evidence of that to anyone who isn't already aware of it." 

For a copy of the full press release from the Appraisal Institute, click here.

Rasberry Shackelford & Associates is a full service Appraisal and Consulting firm offering a wide range of services from commercial and residential appraisals to conservation easements to brokerage services and full revaluations. The company services the eastern North Carolina market area with offices in Greenville, Kinston, New Bern, Morehead City, and Rocky Mount, and is a recognized leader in real estate valuation.

 

Rasberry Shackelford & Associates Appraisers Attend UAD Course

Kinston, NC, July 29, 2011 In preparation for the new UAD standards, which will take effect on September 1, 2011, the residential division of Rasberry Shackelford & Associates hosted a one day UAD seminar presented by Mel Black of BrightPath Education Services. 

"Our firm is dedicated to providing our clients with top quality appraisals and customer service.  A key part of how we're able to provide quality appraisals to our clients is our firm's dedication to top quality education courses," said Jay Shackelford of Rasberry Shackelford & Associates. "Mel Black is an excellent instructor and our appraisers came out of the seminar with a solid understanding of the changes in order to ensure a smooth transition for our clients.''

The UAD (Uniform Appraisal Dataset) is being implemented to improve the quality and consistency of appraisal data on loans delivered to the GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  The primary difference for appraisals is a standardization of terms and formatting of fields to be more consistent from appraiser to appraiser.  All appraisal reports with an effective date of September 1, 2011 or later will be required to be in compliance with UAD standards.   

Rasberry Shackelford & Associates is a full service Appraisal and Consulting firm offering a wide range of services from commercial and residential appraisals to conservation easements to full revaluations. The company services the eastern North Carolina market area with offices in Greenville, Kinston, New Bern, Morehead City, and Rocky Mount, and is a recognized leader in real estate valuation.

 
Rasberry Shackelford & Associates Awarded Greene County Revaluation

Greenville, NC, February 27, 2011  At the February 7, 2011 Greene County Board of Commissioners meeting, commissioners voted unanimously to award the 2013 Greene County Revaluation to Rasberry Shackelford & Associates

"We are very pleased that the commissioners recognized our expertise in addition to the cost savings we're able to pass along to the county due to our being a local firm," said Jay Shackelford of Rasberry Shackelford & Associates.  "We are looking forward to working with Greene County in providing them with a top quality revaluation.''

As part of the revaluation, all improved parcels, totaling approximately 7,000 properties, will have to be inspected.  Inspections are expected to commence in early April of 2011 and be completed by July of 2012 according to Shackelford. 

Rasberry Shackelford & Associates  is a full service Appraisal and Consulting firm offering a wide range of services from commercial and residential appraisals to conservation easements to full revaluations.  The company services the eastern North Carolina market area with offices in Greenville, Kinston, New Bern, Morehead City, and Rocky Mount, and is a recognized leader in real estate valuation.

 

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