Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC, is a comprehensive and full-service real estate appraisal and consulting firm with extensive experience throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. While based and focused in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area, we historically have covered the length of the Interstate 10 and Interstate 12 corridors from Lake Charles and Lafayette to Baton Rouge through New Orleans and the Florida Parishes and into the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Waveland to Pascagoula and onto Mobile.
For 24 years, we have provided high quality commercial and residential real estate appraisal services for a wide ranging client base including both national and locally based institutional lenders, private individuals, estate planning professionals, attorneys, and real estate development companies. We perform literally thousands of appraisals annually. In fact, we are the largest appraisal firm in the state of Louisiana.
Founder Rick Murphy, who has 24 years of experience in real estate appraisal, brokerage, and development in South Louisiana, leads a staff of 29 individuals which includes five state certified general appraisers and six state certified residential appraisers. This includes general and residential appraiser licenses in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Carolina. In addition, this staff includes professionals in real estate sales and brokerage.
The Murphy Appraisal staff of 29 people includes five state-certified general appraisers and six state-certified residential appraisers as well as other professionals experienced in real estate appraisal, brokerage and development and a number of administrative and support personnel.
Our proprietary MARD system (Murphy Appraisal Research Department) uses the combined information of appraisals we have performed as well as two full time researchers to provide leading-edge analysis of values and demographics. In addition, we publish a bi-yearly newsletter for both the north shore area of New Orleans and the New Orleans area itself.
Staff certifications and licenses include state-certified general appraisers in Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and Alabama, state-certified residential appraisers in Louisiana and Mississippi, state-licensed real estate brokers in Louisiana and Mississippi, and appraisal panelists and consultant panelists for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.