The Showalter Group LLC is a commercial real property appraisal and consulting firm. We can provide evaluation and valuation services to assist in the acquisition, disposition and/or development possibilities for real estate throughout Michigan.
Matthew R. Showalter has over 25 years of commercial appraisal experience in the Michigan market. He has a Certified General Appraiser License with the State of Michigan and holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.
The MAI membership designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. The MAI designation is received upon the successful completion of a graduate-level curriculum, which includes a comprehensive exam, a written demonstration appraisal report and attaining 4,500 hours of qualifying experience requirements. Also, a designee must abide by both the appraisal profession’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Appraisal Institute’s Standards of Professional Practice and Code of Ethics.
MAIs are recognized experts in appraising properties of all kinds and form a business network encompassing markets nationwide and around the world. Currently, about 17,000 real estate appraisal professionals world wide hold the MAI designation, with another 2,200 practitioners seeking it.