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What is a Real Estate Appraiser?

     A real estate appraiser is hired to estimate the fair market value of real estate.  Real Estate Appraisers assess the condition and quality of the real estate and report their findings in the form of a real estate appraisal.  Appraisers must possess good analytical and mathematical skills.  Real Estate Appraisers determine the properties authenticity and structural integrity.  A well-trained practical appraiser may be more important than any other professional involved in a real estate transaction.

     Real Estate Appraisers estimate the value of real estate for a variety of purposes.  Typically real estate appraisers work primarily for lending institutions as independent fee appraisers.  Although some appraisers in New Jersey and New York work directly for mortgage lenders, most are self employed independent contractors as opposed to being staff appraisers.  Real estate appraisers typically perform appraisal assignments necessary to determine property value, a vital component in calculating the loan to value formula associated with the debt investor’s risk.  Investors tend to hold NJ  & NY appraisers work in high regards.  Lenders typically appoint new jersey and new york appraisers to value the real estate being considered for a loan application.  Regardless of the type of property or who employs the appraiser in , real estate appraisers in new jersey and new york are expected to perform a valuation that is impartial, independent and objective.  Often in the real estate appraisal profession appraisers may specialize in appraising only a certain types of real estate such as  residential or commercial  or FHA .  Most NJ and NY Appraisers tend to work in geographic areas that they are familiar with because of their knowledge of local influences that affect property values and there experience in the market place.  Real Estate Appraisers in NJ and new york will determine the market value the property by taking into consideration comparable sales, construction costs, and income potential.

     Real Estate Appraisers in New Jersey and New York have regular clients and focus on valuing properties one at a time.  NJ & NY real estate appraisers often specialize by the type of real estate they appraise.  Commercial appraisers have the ability to appraise any type of real property but may generally only appraise property used for commercial purposes.  Residential appraisers focus on appraising homes or other residences and only value those that house one to four unit dwellings.  Commercial  appraisers have a general practice and are qualified to value all type of real estate.  Certified Residential Real Estate Appraisers are qualified to value one to four unit dwellings valued over one million dollars and are given the option to supervise trainees.  Licensed Real Estate Appraisers in NJ and NY can only appraise residential properties one to four unit dwellings under one million dollars in value, and are not given the option to employ trainee appraisers.

Again If you are in need of a Quality appraisal, by qualified licensed Appraisers in New Jersey or New York, please try us first to realize the difference a modern Appraisal office can provide we are located in NJ and service the following counties.


      NEW JERSEY                               NEW YORK

 Atlantic County, NJ Appraiser             BRONX,NY 
 Bergen County, NJ Appraiser           DUTCHESS,NY 
 Burlington County, NJ Appraiser            NASSAU,NY 
 Camden County, NJ  Appraiser      
 Cape May County, NJ  Appraiser           ORANGE,NY 
 Cumberland County, NJ Appraiser          QUEENS,NY
 Essex County, NJ Appraiser              RICHMOND,NY 
 Gloucester County, NJ Appraiser        ROCKLAND,NY 
 Hudson County, NJ Appraiser              SUFFOLK,NY 
 Hunterdon County, NJ Appraiser         SULLIVAN,NY 
 Mercer County, NJ  Appraiser               ULSTER,NY

 Middlesex County, NJ Appraiser      WESTCHESTER,NY 
 Monmouth County, NJ Appraiser
 Morris County, NJ Appraiser
 Ocean County, NJ Appraiser
 Passaic COUNTY,NJ Appraiser
 Salem County, NJ Appraiser
 Somerset County, NJ Appraiser
 Sussex County, NJ Appraiser          

 Union County, NJ Appraiser                                 Warren County, NJ Appraiser

Below is a partial listing of all the nj towns and counties we serve, please
feel free to call for additional information .telephone 973.949.4768

 Adelphia, Allamuchy, Allendale, Allenhurst, Allentown, Allenwood, Alpine, Andover, Annandale, Asbury, Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Augusta, Avenel, Avon By The Sea,

Baptistown, Barnegat, Barnegat Light, Basking Ridge, Bayonne, Bayville, Beach Haven, Beachwood, Bedminster, Belford, Belle Mead,
Belleville, Belmar, Belvidere, Bergenfield, Berkeley Heights, Bernardsville, Blairstown, Blawenburg, Bloomfield, Bloomingdale, Bloomsbury, Bogota,
Boonton, Bound Brook, Bradley Beach, Branchville, Brick, Bridgewater, Brielle, Broadway, Brookside, Budd Lake, Butler, Buttzville,

Caldwell, Califon, Carlstadt, Carteret, Cedar Grove, Cedar Knolls, Changewater,
Chatham, Chester, Clark, Clarksburg, Cliffside Park, Cliffwood, Clifton, Clinton, Closter, Colonia, Colts Neck, Columbia, Cranbury, Cranford, Cream Ridge, Cresskill,

 Dayton, Deal, Delaware, Demarest, Denville, Dover, Dumont, Dunellen,

 East Brunswick, East Hanover, East Orange, East Rutherford, Eatontown, Edgewater, Edison, Elizabeth, Elmwood Park, Emerson, Englewood,
Englewood Cliffs, Englishtown, Essex Fells,

 Fair Haven, Fair Lawn, Fairfield, Fairview, Fanwood, Far Hills, Farmingdale, Flagtown, Flanders, Flemington,
Florham Park, Fords, Forked River, Fort Lee, Fort Monmouth, Franklin, Franklin Lakes, Franklin Park, Freehold, Frenchtown,

 Garfield, Garwood, Gillette, Gladstone, Glasser, Glen Gardner, Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Glenwood, Great Meadows, Green Village, Greendell,

Hackensack, Hackettstown, Haledon, Hamburg, Hampton, Harrington Park, Harrison, Hasbrouck Heights, Haskell,Haworth, Hawthorne, Hazlet, Helmetta, Hewitt, Hibernia, High Bridge, Highland Lakes, Highland Park, Highlands, Hightstown, Hillsdale, Hillside, Ho Ho Kus, Hoboken, Holmdel, Hopatcong, Hope, Hopewell, Howell,

Imlaystown, Ironia, Irvington, Iselin, Island Heights,

Jackson, Jersey City, Johnsonburg,

Keansburg, Kearny, Keasbey, Kendall Park, Kenilworth, Kenvil, Keyport, Kingston,

Lafayette, Lake Hiawatha, Lake Hopatcong, Lakehurst, Lakewood, Lambertville, Landing, Lanoka Harbor, Lavallette, Layton, Lebanon, Ledgewood,
Leonardo, Leonia, Liberty Corner, Lincoln Park, Lincroft, Linden, Little Falls, Little Ferry, Little Silver, Little York, Livingston, Lodi, Long Branch, Long Valley, Lyndhurst, Lyons,

Madison, Mahwah, Manahawkin, Manasquan, Mantoloking, Manville, Maplewood, Marlboro, Martinsville, Matawan, Maywood, Mc Afee, Mendham, Metuchen, Middlesex, Middletown, Middleville, Midland Park, Milford, Millburn, Millington, Milltown, Mine Hill, Monmouth Beach, Monmouth Junction, Monroe Township, Montague, Montclair, Montvale, Montville, Moonachie, Morganville, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mount Arlington, Mount Freedom, Mount Tabor, Mountain Lakes, Mountainside,

Navesink, Neptune, Neshanic Station, Netcong, New Brunswick, New Egypt, New Milford, New Providence, New Vernon, Newark, Newfoundland, Newton, Normandy Beach, North Arlington, North Bergen, North Brunswick, Northvale, Norwood, Nutley,

 Oak Ridge, Oakhurst, Oakland, Ocean Gate, Ocean Grove, Oceanport, Ogdensburg, Old Bridge, Oldwick, Oradell, Orange, Oxford,

Palisades Park, Paramus, Park Ridge, Parlin, Parsippany, Passaic, Paterson, Peapack, Pennington, Pequannock, Perrineville, Perth Amboy, Phillipsburg, Picatinny Arsenal, Pine Beach, Pine Brook, Piscataway, Pittstown, Plainfield, Plainsboro, Pluckemin, Point Pleasant Beach, Pompton Lakes, Pompton Plains, Port Monmouth, Port Murray, Port Reading, Pottersville, Princeton, Princeton Junction, Quakertown,

Rahway, Ramsey, Randolph, Raritan, Readington, Red Bank, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Ridgewood, Ringoes, Ringwood, River Edge, Riverdale, Rochelle Park, Rockaway, Rocky Hill, Roosevelt, Roseland, Roselle, Roselle Park, Rosemont, Rumson, Rutherford,

 Saddle Brook, Saddle River, Sayreville, Schooleys Mountain, Scotch Plains, Sea Girt, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Secaucus, Sergeantsville, Sewaren, Short Hills, Shrewsbury, Skillman, Somerset, Somerville, South Amboy, South Bound Brook, South Hackensack, South Orange, South Plainfield, South River, Sparta, Spotswood, Spring Lake, Springfield, Stanhope, Stanton, Stewartsville, Stillwater, Stirling, Stockholm, Stockton, Succasunna, Summit, Sussex, Swartswood,

Teaneck, Tenafly, Tennent, Teterboro, Three Bridges, Titusville, Toms River, Totowa, Towaco, Tranquility, Trenton, Tuckerton,

Union, Union City, Vauxhall, Vernon, Verona, Vienna,

Waldwick, Wallington, Wallpack Center, Wanaque, Waretown, Warren, Washington, Wayne, West Creek, West Long Branch, West Milford, West New York, West Orange, Westfield, Westwood, Wharton, Whippany, Whitehouse, Whitehouse Station, Whiting, Wickatunk, Windsor, Wood Ridge, Woodbridge, Wyckoff, Zarephath 


This is list of neighborhoods on Staten Island, one of five boroughs of New York City, where Bici Appraisals provide Real Estate Appraisal Services. 

Annadale · Arden Heights · Arrochar · Bay Terrace · Bloomfield · Brighton Heights · Bulls Head · Castleton · Castleton Corners · Charleston · Clifton · Concord · Dongan Hills · East Shore · Egbertville · Elm Park · Eltingville · Emerson Hill · Farm Colony · Fort Wadsworth · Fox Hills · Fresh Kills · Graniteville · Grant City · Grasmere · Great Kills · Greenridge · Grymes Hill · Heartland Village · Hoffman Island · Howland Hook · Huguenot · Isle of Meadows · Lighthouse Hill · Livingston · Manor Heights · Mariners Harbor · Meiers Corners · Mid-Island · Midland Beach· New Brighton · New Dorp · New Dorp Beach · New Springville · North Shore · Oakwood · Ocean Breeze · Pleasant Plains · Port Ivory · Port Richmond · Prall's Island · Prince's Bay · Randall Manor · Richmondtown · Richmond Valley · Rosebank · Rossville · St. George · Shooters Island · Shore Acres · Silver Lake · Snug Harbor · South Beach · South Shore · Stapleton · Stapleton Heights · Sunnyside · Swinburne Island · Todt Hill · Tompkinsville · Tottenville · Tottenville Beach · Travis · Ward Hill · Westerleigh · West New Brighton · West Shore · Willowbrook · Woodrow

Below is a list of neighborhoods in the Bronx,one of five boroughs of New York City, that are serviced by Bici Real Estate Appraisal Service.

Allerton · Baychester · Bedford Park · Belmont (Arthur Avenue)

· Castle Hill · City Island · Clason Point · Concourse · Co-op City · Country Club

 · East Bronx · Eastchester · East Morrisania · East Tremont · Edenwald

· Fieldston · Fordham · Fordham-Bedford · Harding Park · Highbridge · Hunts Point · The Hub · Kingsbridge · Kingsbridge Heights · Locust Point · Longwood · Marble Hill (Manhattan) · Melrose · Morrisania · Morris Heights · Morris Park · Mott Haven · North Bronx · North Riverdale · Norwood · Olinville · Parkchester · Pelham Bay · Pelham Gardens · Pelham Parkway · Port Morris · Riverdale · Silver Beach · Soundview · South Bronx · Spuyten Duyvil · Throgs Neck · Tremont · University Heights · Van Cortlandt Village · Van Nest · Wakefield · West Bronx · West Farms · Williamsbridge · Woodlawn 

Westchester County has 6 cities, 19 towns and 23 villages that Bici Appraisals provides Real Estate Appraisal Services in.

Cities| Mount Vernon , New Rochelle , Peekskill , Rye , White Plains , Yonkers
Towns| Bedford , Cortlandt , Eastchester , Greenburgh , Harrison , Lewisboro , Mamaroneck , Mount Kisco , Mount Pleasant , New Castle , North Castle , North Salem , Ossining , Pelham , Pound Ridge , Rye , Scarsdale , Somers , Yorktown
Villages| Ardsley , Briarcliff Manor , Bronxville , Buchanan , Croton-on-Hudson , Dobbs Ferry , Elmsford , Harrison , Hastings-on-Hudson , Irvington , Larchmont , Mamaroneck , Mount Kisco , Ossining , Pelham , Pelham Manor , Pleasantville , Port Chester , Rye Brook , Scarsdale , Sleepy Hollow , Tarrytown , Tuckahoe
Communities and CDPs| Armonk , Baldwin Place , Banksville , Bedford , Bedford Hills , Bedford Village , Chappaqua , Cortlandt Manor , Crompond , Crugers , Eastchester , Eastview , Fairview , Golden's Bridge , Granite Springs , Greenville/Edgemont , Hartsdale , Hawthorne , Heritage Hills , Jefferson Valley , Katonah , Lake Mohegan , Lincolndale , Millwood , Montrose , Peach Lake , Pocantico Hills , Purchase , Salem Center , Scotts Corners , Shenorock , Shrub Oak , Somers , South Salem , Thornwood , Tompkins Corners , Valhalla , Verplanck , Vista , Waccabuc , Yorktown Heights

There are five towns in Rockland County,and nineteen incorporated villages in Rockland County, twelve of which are located at least partially in the town of Ramapo, which Bici Appraisal Services Provides Appraisal services to.

Airmont (Town of Ramapo)
Chestnut Ridge (Ramapo)
Grand View-on-Hudson (Orangetown)
Haverstraw (Haverstraw)
Hillburn (Ramapo)
Kaser (Ramapo)
Montebello (Ramapo)
New Hempstead (Ramapo)
New Square (Ramapo)
Nyack (Orangetown/Clarkstown)
Piermont (Orangetown)
Pomona (Haverstraw/Ramapo)
Sloatsburg (Ramapo)
South Nyack (Orangetown)
Spring Valley (Ramapo/Clarkstown)
Suffern (Ramapo)
Upper Nyack (Clarkstown)
Wesley Hills (Ramapo)
West Haverstraw (Haverstraw)

Rockland County has a number of unincorporated hamlets, including:

Bardonia (Town of Clarkstown)
Blauvelt (Orangetown)
Central Nyack (Clarkstown)
Congers (Clarkstown)
Garnerville (Haverstraw)
Grassy Point (Stony Point)
Hillcrest (Ramapo)
Jones Point (Stony Point)
Ladentown (Ramapo)
Monsey (Ramapo)
Mount Ivy (Haverstraw)
Nanuet (Clarkstown)
New City (Clarkstown)
Orangeburg (Orangetown)
Palisades (Orangetown)
Pearl River (Orangetown)
Sparkill (Orangetown)
Stony Point (Stony Point)
Tappan (Orangetown)
Thiells (Haverstraw)
Tomkins Cove (Stony Point)
Valley Cottage (Clarkstown)
Viola (Ramapo)
West Nyack (Clarkstown)
Upper Grandview (Orangetown)

Cities,Towns,Villages located in Orange County , New York, that are Serviced by Bici Appraisal Real Estate Services.

Port Jervis

Tuxedo Park
Cornwall on Hudson
Highland Falls
Kiryas Joel
Greenwood Lake

Blooming Grove
Mount Hope
New Windsor

There are many hamlets in Orange County. Some Towns may have 5 or more. A Hamlet is defined as an Unincorporated Village


Areas located in Putnam County , New York, that are Serviced by Bici Appraisal Real Estate Services.

Towns and municipalities
1 Carme
2 Kent
3 Patterson
4 Philipstown
5 Southeast
6 Putnam Valley

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