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Located in Evansville, Indiana, Spire is headed by Steven Shockley, MAI, SRA, CCIM. Our advisors offer a total perspective on real estate, with services that include appraisal, brokerage, and advice. With Spire, you get answers that are clear, accurate, and timely.
What’s it worth? The answer can take shape in a variety of ways. Your licensed Spire appraiser will explain how different valuation methods can affect you and how you use the knowledge to your advantage. More...
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I make it a point with all of my new clients who call me to ask them how they found me, and then to ask them why chose me over other options. In most cases, it seems that clients of appraisal services are going to Google and doing a search for “commercial real estate appraiser”; in some cases, clients may even add “MAI” to this search criteria.
Steve and I have participated on several real estate transactions together at different capacities. Steve is very knowledgeable and stands by his work. We share a lot of the same ideals and principles in regards to providing value to our clients. I have leaned on him and his expertise on several accounts and would recommend him to anyone.
A. Spire is the only valuation firm in the region headed by an MAI and CCIM, the two pre-eminent designations in the commercial real estate profession. The staff at Spire strive for excellence, and work to listen to the needs of clients to provide the best service available. As we offer a full range of commercial real estate services, we can more effectively answer the needs of clients who have a variety of questions and needs. Firms that only do one service are limited in the service they can provide clients.
Perhaps no reason for panic yet, but at least one key player in the market is predicting that 2014 will be another lackluster year for the commercial real estate sector. Read why, and let us know your thoughts.
The continued pumping of money into the system by the Fed has one positive effect: a dropping of the interest rates. Read further from link to Appraisal Institute site.
While the market expects the Fed to end the pumping of money, this article examines a side effect of quantitative easing being ended sooner than expected. The results are likely to not only be felt by the office sector, but others as well.
If you are looking for a silver lining in the real estate world, perhaps this is it. Buyers paying all cash are not as affected by the increase in mortgage rates, which will be coming. If this trend continues, expect underlying housing values to remain stable for the foreseeable future.
Changes in the ways that Freddie and Fannie will have to report real estate losses could have an adverse effect on their books. As these changes do not have to be implemented until 2015, it is difficult to determine what impact this will have on the market, if these changes are fully implemented.