Our Company

Our appraiser is Catherine Hutson.  She has been doing residential appraisal on the Western Slope for over 20 years. She has experience doing FHA and Rural Development appraisals, relocation appraisals, and repossession appraisals.  We have the best quality appraisals in the area. The office is totally computerized with the latest  programs, with full digital capabilities, along receiving orders, to sending appraisal reports through our computer via E Mail or PDF format. We can provide you with computerized flood plain maps, color location maps, color digital photo’s, and fully detailed floor plan drawings. Our owner is Gary F. Garren.  He did appraisal work on the Western Slope starting in 1972, and retiring from the industry in 2011.  He still provides insight and experience on more complex properties. 

Our sales data sources are public records, multi-listing service, Realtors, FEMA, Marshall & Swift, contractors, etc. All sales are researched and updated on a daily basis into our computer data base system for research and use in the any of the appraisal reports.

We're FHA Approved

Catherine Hutson is a Colorado Certified Resdiential Appraiser on the FHA Roster of approved residential appraisers. We're qualified and approved to do appraisals for FHA insured loans, including Rural Development Loans. We have a wide range of experience and we are trained and understand the rules and procedures in FHA's guidance and policy documents.