Iowa Appraisal

About Us

What We Do

Iowa Appraisal provides commercial and agricultural real estate appraisals, appraisal reviews, market and feasibility studies, as well as research and consulting services. Using sophisticated techniques to gather and analyze information related to property value and use, our appraisers’ opinions are backed by extensive training and knowledge. This allows our customers to make decisions with confidence. Our staff of professional, state-certified real estate appraisers is designated or candidates for designation by the Appraisal Institute, the recognized authority in real estate appraisal assignments. 

Who We Serve

  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Law Firms
  • Public Agencies
  • Business and Industry
  • Individuals

Our History

We have been serving real estate decision makers throughout Iowa and the Midwest for over half a century. Founded as Bud Potts and Company in 1958, Iowa Appraisal and Research Corporation was incorporated in 1961. In 1990 the company was purchased by Fred H. Lock, an experienced MAI-designated real estate appraiser and former lender. In 2012, Iowa Appraisal joined the firm of BCC Advisers, where Fred continued to lead the appraisal team until he retired in late 2020. Specializing in business valuation, merger and acquisition consulting, and litigation support services, BCC can offer clients a suite of services complementary to real estate appraisal services.

Our team of highly skilled appraisers continue to be focused on providing comprehensive, impartial and accurate real estate appraisal services for a variety of property types to numerous clients.

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