APPRAISING THE LOWCOUNTRY


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Thorough and reliable real estate appraisals for sellers, buyers, real estate sales professionals, property managers, and lenders.

Areas of Expertise

Pre-Listing Appraisals

Are you thinking about selling your property? Whether you are planning to market the property yourself or hire a real estate agent, having the property appraised prior to listing can ultimately lead to more money in your pocket.

Appraisals for Cash Buyers

Are you planning to pay cash for a property? Ordering an appraisal during the contract period can serve as a “test of reasonableness” for the pending purchase price.

Appraisals for Lenders

“As-Is” and “Upon Completion” property value analysis for purchases or refinancing

Building Measurements & Floor Plan Services

Many real estate decisions are made based on $/SF comparisons, both in leasing and in buying/selling. Getting a building professionally measured and drawn to scale provides a seller or landlord with an accurate building size as well as an attractive sketch to assist with marketing & negotiations.

Insurable Value Estimates

Thorough narrative reports produced for property owners and property managers with the goal of assisting in the insurance underwriting process. Property types include single-family residential, 2-4 unit residential, multi-family apartment properties, townhouse communities, condominium communities, neighborhood amenities, and commercial uses.

Speaking Engagments

Does your team have property-value-related questions or topics that you would like for an appraiser to cover in a group format? Contact Chris to discuss possibilities for speaking engagements in the Charleston metropolitan area.

Chris Akers, Owner

Chris is a Certified General Appraiser who has analyzed both market value and insurable value for a wide variety of property types in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina including: residential lots, single-family residences, residential duplexes, triplex properties, quadraplex properties, small apartment properties, townhouse communities, condominium communities, commercial land, office condominium properties, free-standing offices, free-standing medical offices, free-standing retail properties, restaurants, retail centers, hotels, self-storage properties, and light industrial/warehouse properties.

He first began working as a real estate appraiser in 2010 but has also worked successfully as a an architect, commercial leasing agent, commercial listing agent, and residential
buyer’s agent. After working both in-the-field under the direction of several senior-level appraisers and also in-house at a regional community bank,

Chris formed Class A Appraisal Services in 2017 partially in response to the wide variety of quality he witnessed being produced by appraisal companies. Class A is a commercial real estate term designating properties that are of the highest quality in their particular market, both from the standpoint of construction quality and investment grade. This term serves as the basis for the company, both in its name and its mission to provide only the highest level service to customers.

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (State of South Carolina) 7114
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (State of North Carolina) A7807
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (State of Georgia) 342159
Licensed Architect (State of Florida) AR95314
HUD FHA Appraiser Roster SC7114
LEED AP (US Green Building Council) Member: Charleston Trident Association of Realtors
Chapter Vice President: BNI SC Lowcountry Leaders

Contact Us

(843) 990-3112

636 Long Point Road Unit G #37
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Reason for your inquiry

“Chris has proven himself to be a dedicated, hard-working, accommodative, professional, and pleasant person to work with. He is not only a skilled appraiser but is also of excellent character and integrity, possessing a heightened sense of care in his duties and work.”
-Jordan M, Commercial Banker
“Chris is always polite, thorough, and timely in all of his work. He is known to be accommodating, patient, and willing to “go the extra mile”.
– Frances H, Realtor
“Chris is an extraordinarily service-driven individual. He provided exceptional customer service, was willing to listen to my needs and concerns, and was able to address them. He returned calls and emails in a timely manner and was a pleasure to do business with.”
-Jeannie S, Home Buyer

Are you in need any of the following services?

Allow me to connect you with a trusted professional within my personal network:
Mortgage Lender, Commercial Banker, Home Inspector, Closing Attorney, Residential Real Estate Professional, Commercial Real Estate Professional, Business Attorney, Estate Liquidations Professional, Property & Casualty Insurance Agency, Marketing Professionals, Financial Planner, Life Insurance Specialist, etc.