2nd Round of Tax Appeals underway. Some are still not happy with their new assessments. We can help if you need an appraisal for your appeal.

If you want to see a CAP on taxes moving forward, you may want to Visit this FB page and sign their petition to make this happen.

We specialize in working with homeowners on Pre-Listing or Purchase Appraisals. Click link for all the benefits of a Pre-Listing Appraisal.


Mary Thompson -Lanier Appraisal Service  Reviews

Our Specialties & Experience Include: Lake Lanier, Golf Course,  Private Party Appraisal Services. We work with Buyers and Sellers regularly who order their own appraisals for peace of mind before placing their home on the market or before placing an offer on a home. Link below gives you more details as to why  Pre-Listing or Current Listing Appraisals are worth their weight in Gold in "Preparing your Home for Sale" and reducing the chance the Bank's Appraisal comes in UNDER your Contract Price.  Consider it just as valuable as new paint, carpet, appliances...Maybe MORE!

Honored to Receive the Hall County Board of Realtors Affiliate Workhorse Award, for helping the Board with developing their new website and brining them on board with Social Media Sites. Thanks guys! www.hallbor.com




Click below for Lake Levels at a glance.

Lake Levels

The best money you can spend as a Seller is to Get a PreListing Appraisal. Both for negotiations and ammunition, should the buyers lender have an appraisal that you do not agree with!

As a BUYER it is also very WISE to get an appraisal BEFORE you make an offer on any home! Do NOT overpay for that home! Especially CASH buyers, where no loan is involved, get an appraisal first!


Courthouse Records are typically WRONG and Square Footage has a direct impact on value! Contact us today about having a Sketch done on your home. You will be glad you did! Here are some Samples of  Sketches that we can do for you!



Gainesville Times Article Link below, about Lake Lanier Values as well as overall Home Values, written by Jeff Gill. Yours Truly spotlighted while conducting a Lake Home Appraisal, our Specialty!


I am very proud to have been elected to and will serve on the 2014 Board of the Hall County BOARD of Realtors.  

**Golf Course Properties we have appraised include homes in: Royal Lakes, Chateau Elan, Hamilton Mill, Polo Fields, Sugarloaf Country Club, Country Club of the South, White Columns, etc. Golf course homes have their own unique attributes just like Lakefront homes. You have to understand the site values based upon views, location on the course; Hole, Green, Sand Trap, Fairway, Lake, etc.

Pink Ladders featured yours truly in their newsletter.. How I climbed that Ladder to Success

QUALIFICATIONS: Mary is a Certified Appraiser with 21 years of appraisal experience, She has a proven track record in the area for providing professional, quality appraisal reports for both lenders and individuals.

Mary was inducted into the Who's Who of Business Professionals for her work in the appraisal business and for her success in the founding of her own company 14 years ago. Mary and husband Chuck, also an appraiser work together out of their office in Flowery Branch, GA

Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business. The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.              

"Mary is well known by many of the top Lake Lanier Realtors and they can tell you that Mary knows the Lake!"

Teresa Smith, Arthur Prescott, Sheila Davis, Patsy Bailey, Susan Moss, Norman Moolenar, Larry Ness, Tricia Williams, just to name just a few.

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