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Professional, high quality, appraisal and valuation services for lenders, attorneys, homeowners, broker, corporations and more....

Jack Lavoie SRA, a designated member of the Appraisal Institute is one of the most respected and knowledgeable real estate and appraisal professionals in the Greater Manchester & Bedford area, as well as throughout New Hampshire.

 Jack's unmatched experience, education and licensing level (holds a Certified General Appraiser license which is the highest level of licensing available) makes him uniquely qualified to provide you with the services you desire and need. With years of experience behind him and extensive high level training, he is prepared to handle a variety of property types and situations. Complex assignments are his specialty and Jack is the area's 1st choice for taking on these difficult assingments. 

 In addition to experience and qualifactions, his service and communication with clients is top-notch. Whether it is an appraisal for divorce, bankruptcy, estate settlement, relocation, or an appraisal in conjunction with selling your home, Jack and his staff will treat it as THE most important appraisal ever.....Because it is!.

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We provide professional appraisal reports, consulting and testimony for:

  • Bankruptcy Appraisals
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce Settlement
  • Tax Assessment Disputes
  • Guardianship appraisals
  • Foreclosure/Pre-Foreclosure
  • Buyers/Pre-Purchase
  • Expert Witness/Litigation
  • Cell Tower/Power Line Impact
  • Tax Abatements
  • Retrospective Valuations
  • Employee Relocation (ERC)
  • Estate Settlement
  • REO Valuations
  • Litigation
  • FHA 203K
  • Abutter impact
  • Sellers/Pre-Listing
  • Commerial/Investment


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Our Commitment to You

Whether we are appraising a rental property in Manchester or a mansion in Bedford, we treat every appraisal, appraisal review, or consulting assignment with care and due diligence. Our clients appreciate us for quality and reliability.  We understand the importance of the work you have entrusted us and we won't deliver the report until it meets our most strict standards.  Finally, what it boils down to is a superior experience for our customers.   Experience first hand why we're the valuation firm for you. Call today.

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Jack Lavoie NH Real Estate Blog:
 
Pool Problems in Nashua
9/26/2018 10:31 PM
I was competing an appraisal for a person who inherited a house from an estate. Well, he also inherited a pool problem too! He asked me if the pool affected value. I told him that so long as the pool was in it’s current condition it would be a safety issue that most lenders wouldn’t […...Read More
 
Property Values & Property Taxes… An Inverse Relationship….
9/26/2018 9:07 PM
Recently I was showing buyers property in several Rockingham County towns.   We looked at Londonderry,  Derry,  Windham and Salem.  Tax rates varied from town to town and my clients inquired why. I explained that in many (not all) cases, that property values had an inverse relationship to tax rates.  Another words, hig...Read More
 
Exciting News!!! Lisa and I have signed with EXP Realty, the world’s largest cloud based real estate company.
9/25/2018 1:53 PM
My wife Lisa Lavoie and I are excited to be offering our clients all the tools and resources of EXP Realty.  Lavoie Realty Group, brokered by EXP Realty will bring to the table what buyers and sellers have asked for….  Knowledge, Integrity and Service!! Our contact information is: www.LavoieRealtyGroup.com Email:  Jack@Lav...Read More
 
File Your Property Tax Abasement – Manchester, Bedford, Nashua, Merrimack & more…..
2/9/2018 11:14 AM
We complete professional tax abatement appraisals! The filing deadline for tax abatement filings in in less than 3 weeks.  This is most likley the “last call” for tax abatement appraisals.  Here is a review:   Several communities have recently completed re-assessments that have left many people wondering how they can abat...Read More
 
Jack Lavoie Professional Appraiser 2017 Year in Review – Commerical Appraisals in New Hampshire – Divorce-Estate-Banks-IRS-Tax Abatement-Abutter Impact
1/20/2018 3:47 PM
You know those end of year letter you get from friends who summarize their year for you.  Here is mine!  🙂 Many of you know me as a “real estate appraiser” but what does that mean?  You probably know an appraiser as someone who works for the bank when you are buying, selling or refinancing […...Read More
 
Black Friday Real Estate Bargain!! (Almost)
11/24/2017 8:43 AM
Okay, there is technically never a “Black Friday” Sale on real estate since most property is owned individually and not offered as a special.  Black Friday is however, within the traditional seasonal downturn in real estate.   Using Hillsborough County NH as example (see graph below) , even in an overall increasing market, there are ...Read More
 
Is your Tax Bill Too High? New Hampshire Tax Abatement 101
12/16/2016 8:06 AM
Several communities have recently completed re-assessments that have left many people wondering how they can abate (reduce) their taxes.  Even if your city or town has not completed a “re-val” you can question the assessment by a process called tax abatement. In all New Hampshire communities, all assessments are paid on the market value of [&#...Read More
 
Change in Seasons….Change in Values….
12/15/2016 7:57 PM
As I have discussed earler, real estate values are not linear.  Each year in New Hampshire, prices change and follow a predictable path like the graph illustrates.  Prices rise in the spring, level off in the summer and early fall and decline in the late fall and winter.  Check out “North End” Manchester as of […...Read More
 
SEASONAL EFFECT OF HOUSE PRICES IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.
10/20/2016 10:28 AM
Even in years where the market seems stable, property values fluctuate over the course of the year. Historically, values increase in the spring and early summer, stabilize in summer and early fall and decrease over the winter season. This is attributed to several factors such as the “holiday season” and the harsh cold winters we […...Read More
 
Public Announcement Regarding Current Real Estate Market!
7/25/2016 8:15 PM
  I would still categorize the Southern NH real estate market as strong, however I am seeing prices begin to level off and inventory rising slightly. The seasonal market can change quickly in New Hampshire. If you are selling your house and its not moving, speak with your agent and re-examine the price. The spring and […...Read More