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"Since 1962"

Barry G. Trahan's father, Ray, established Trahan Real Estate Services in 1962. Barry started working at the family firm in 1973. In 1975, upon his father's death, Barry became the sole owner. Barry served on the board of Assessors in the City of New Bedford. In 1986, as the board’s Chairman, the first full evaluation of the cities 35,000 parcels was successfully completed.

Having a strong working knowledge of real estate values, Barry has become a leading expert in his field. Appraisers include Kevin and Timothy, his two sons, his wife Debra as well as a full complement of appraisers, all FHA approved, and a friendly staff of administrative assistants for updates and fast service. Trahan Real Estate Services is able to meet all deadlines. We can truly achieve the impossible.

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Celebrating 50 years as a family owned and operated business!

AGAAll our appraisers are FHA approved.

Trahan Real Estate Services is committed to meeting our customers appraisal needs - we will go the extra mile for each customer in order to achieve greater customer satisfaction. We are fully Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) compatible. Utilizing state-of-the-art computer software and digital cameras, we are able to transmit the entire appraisal report electronically, via email, ACI or PDF.

Our Coverage Area
We offer real estate appraisals in all of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In New Hampshire we cover Rockingham County and Hillsborough County. In Connecticut we cover Hartford County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County and Windham County. In Florida our coverage area includes Orange County and Oceola County.

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Job Description for an Appraiser

One of the most rewarding aspects about being a Real Property Appraiser is the diversity it provides. When it comes to wearing different hats, appraisers adorn plenty. The typical day for an appraiser is often far from typical. Many appraisers literally do it all, from accepting an assignment to ensuring its delivery.

  • Consult with the client to develop a proper scope of work.
  • Call contact to schedule an appointment to view the subject.
  • Drive to the property.
  • Walk though every room and look in every closet and bathtub.
  • Properly identify any deficiencies or enhancements, including estimating the quality of construction.
  • Document findings with measurements and photographs.
  • Identify & confirm accuracy and reliability of recent comparable sales and listings.
  • Drive by comparable sales and listings and take photographs.
  • Identify & confirm accuracy and reliability of recent comparable sales and listings.
  • Drive by comparable sales and listings and take photographs.
  • Research market and neighborhood for trends with active listings, pending sales and current rental rates.
  • Interview owners, agents, builders and governmental officials.
  • Check zoning, flood maps, taxes and, if available, aerial photography.
  • Provide a sketch of the subject reflecting its gross living area.
  • Aggregate all findings and results into a report to present to the client.
  • Complete and transmit the report.

Barry G. Trahan , RAA

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