Appraising your assets
Throughout the life of your business, there will be times when you need to know the value of your assets. Farm Credit East offers valuation services for real estate, including a variety of land types, and personal property, such as general and specialty machinery and equipment.
Appraisals are especially important when you:
- Transfer farm assets to the next generation
- Buy or sell real estate
- Carry out estate planning
- Settle an estate
- Gift property
- Transfer business assets to the next generation
- Donate land to a trust
- Sell development rights
- Address property tax issues
- Develop a business plan
What we offer
Farm Credit East assists more agricultural businesses and families with appraisals than any other firm in the Northeast. Whatever your appraisal needs, you can rely on us for prompt, informed guidance and information.
Our appraisers combine their knowledge of agricultural assets and current markets with professional appraisal standards to ensure that you receive the most accurate appraisal possible.
The most expansive database
Our depth of experience has allowed us to create the largest database of agricultural property transfers in our service area, which ensures accurate appraisals that reflect what’s really happening in the market.
To stay sharp and up-to-date, our appraisers complete comprehensive, ag-specific appraisal training here at Farm Credit East and through leading professional appraisal societies.
Our appraisers can work directly with your attorney, as well as our tax consultants. In fact, our entire team is ready to help you put your appraisal to best use — for property sale, estate transfer, estate planning and more.
What does Farm Credit East appraise?
- Land and buildings, including barns and outbuildings
- Specialty agricultural buildings
- Large land parcels
- Ag processing facilities
- Mineral royalties
- Standing timber
- Timber processing facilities
- Conservation easements
Find your local appraiser to discuss how Farm Credit East can help with your appraisal needs.