Welcome to our home page. We are a leading provider of real estate appraisals in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.  Our office services these counties in Pennsylvania:

Allegheny County

Beaver County

Washington County

Portions of Southern Butler County

F. James Zak, owner, is a  Pennsylvania State Certified Residential Appraiser with 25+ years of appraisal experience.  Before becoming an appraiser, Jim also sold real estate for several years and still maintains his Pennsylvania State Real Estate Broker's License.

We provide appraisals for:

  • Primary and Secondary Mortgages
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Employee Relocation
  • FHA Loans
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • New Construction
  • Estates 
  • Tax Appeals
  • Divorce Settlement
  • Bankruptcies
  • Residential Lots
  • Market Value

Our staff is knowledgeable and our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering on-line appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this process saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

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Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.08% 4.21%
15-yr Fixed 3.24% 3.41%
1-yr Adj 2.52% 3.13%
* national averages