APEX APPRAISAL INC.
Apex Appraisal provides a wide range of appraisal and consulting services throughout the Durham Region and surrounding area for homeowners, lenders, insurers, relocation companies and more.
Our membership in the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board, combined with years of experience and local market knowledge, ensures the highest quality appraisal product and an accurate valuation.
We are also the only local appraisal company accredited with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). As a BBB accredited company, we have been recognized as a trusted business committed to operating with integrity and excellence.
Contact us today to see how we can help with your appraisal needs.
We specialize in a wide range of appraisal and property consulting solutions, each completed to the highest standards and in compliance with CUSPAP, the standards of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC).
Appraisal review is often referred to as "appraising the appraisal". Our appraisal review services include technical desk reviews and technical field reviews suitable for negotiation, settlement or litigation support.
We understand the risk investors face with equity based financing and ensure that lenders have the information they need to make prudent lending decisions. Our private lending appraisals are completed based on Home Trust appraisal requirements.
We understand the unique position and obligations in power of sale situations. Our detailed appraisal reports provide in-depth property information and accurate values to ensure the mortgagee has the information they need.
We provide detailed appraisals to both corporations and relocation management companies to assist with the relocation process. Our appraisals are completed using the CERC residential appraisal form or the standard AIC report format, based on client requirements.
We provide CUSPAP compliant appraisals for a wide range of machinery and equipment assets. We can assist with machinery and equipment appraisals for financing purposes, insurance, liquidation, taxation and more.
ABOUT APEX APPRAISAL
Apex Appraisal was founded by Sean Smith with the goal of providing superior service and the highest quality appraisal product to each and every one of our clients. Our focus on detailed inspections, thorough research and well-written reports ensures that our clients have the information they need and our experience ensures accurate and reliable results. Our commitment to integrity and excellence is signified by our accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
All of our appraisals are completed by members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and are in full compliance with the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP). We are fully insured and all of our reports are covered by the Appraisal Institute's comprehensive professional liability insurance program. We adhere to a strict Ethics Standard to protect both the integrity of our industry and the best interests of our clients.
Our service area for most appraisal products covers the suburban areas of the east GTA, including the Durham Region (Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, Oshawa, Courtice, Bowmanville and Newcastle) as well as parts of Scarborough, Markham and Stouffville. Please feel free to contact us to see if we can provide service in your area.
ABOUT SEAN SMITH
SEAN SMITH CRA, P.APP
CERC RELOCATION SPECIALIST™
Sean brings 15 years of real estate industry experience to Apex Appraisal and has been a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) since 2011. He holds a CRA designation with the AIC and has completed more than three thousand appraisals throughout the Durham Region and surrounding area, for financing, separation, estate settlement, capital gains calculation, relocation and power of sale purposes.
Sean is also a member of the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) and a designated CERC Relocation Specialist™ with the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC). He is an active member of the appraisal community, sitting as Vice Chair and Treasurer of the AIC Oshawa/Durham Chapter and serving on the AIC Ontario Leadership Development and Nominations Committee.
THE APPRAISAL INSTITUTE OF CANADA (AIC)
The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) is Canada’s leading real property valuation association with more than 5,400 members across the country and around the world. Since being founded in 1938, the AIC has worked to promote and support its members in providing high-quality property advisory services. AIC designated appraisers are highly-trained and trusted professionals who adhere to the highest standards in the field of appraising: the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP).
AIC members play an important role in the real property market by providing unbiased appraisal, review, consulting, reserve fund planning, machinery and equipment and mass appraisal valuations. Their opinions of value are based on comprehensive research and analysis and are critical to the decision-making process of property owners, businesses, investors, governments and other professionals during real property portfolio planning and transactions.
WHY HIRE AN AIC DESIGNATED APPRAISER?
AIC designations are nationally and internationally recognized hallmarks of quality. AIC members who have achieved them are widely respected and sought after by investors, federally and non-federally regulated financial institutions, the courts, all levels of government and the private sector. For many, an AIC designated appraiser is the only appraisal professional of choice. If it involves real estate, involve an AIC designated appraiser.