We specialize in providing professional real estate valuation services for lending purposes, estates, divorces, REOs, and relocations. We appraise single family units, 2-4 family units, condominiums, and manufactured/ modular homes as well as vacant sites. All of our assignments comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.


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We are proud that we dedicate a lot of time, effort and well-spent money on keeping at the forefront of developments in the appraisal profession. 

Richard Preston, owner, is a SRA member of the Appraisal Institute and he is a licensed real estate broker and member of the Florida Assoc. of Realtors & the National Assoc. of Realtors. He has taught residential real estate appraiser courses and was the past National Chairman of the Residential Appraisal Board of the Appraisal Institute. We are members of The Daytona Beach Multiple Listing Service, New Smyrna Multiple Listing Service, West Volusia Multiple Listing Service and Flagler County Multiple Listings Service. 

 We have VA and HUD/FHA approved state certified residential appraisers on staff. Preston & Associates uses iMapp, Marshall & Swift construction cost data, Delorme Street Atlas, ACI Software and Transamerica Flood Hazard Certification for FEMA flood map and data. We also use the resources of the Volusia County Tax Appraiser, Volusia Clerk of Courts, Flagler County Tax Appraiser, and the Flagler Clerk of Courts, and other research sources.  All appraisers live in Volusia and Flagler Counties and are long time residents.

We use ACI Appraisers Choice Software and it provides us with all the standard home appraisal forms 1004, 2055, Condo 1073, a large assortment of bank, lender & rent appraisal forms.  We also have a number of GPAR forms for individual, investor and personal client use. (GPAR - General Purpose Appraisal Report)