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 28 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 28 years of experience in real estate appraisal, brokerage, and development in South Louisiana along with 3 partners leads a staff of 32 employees which is made up of 10 state-certified commercial appraisers of which 3 have achieved the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and 5 commercial appraiser trainees; 7 state-certified residential appraisers of which 2 have achieved the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute and 3 residential appraiser trainees; as well as other professionals experienced in real estate appraisal, brokerage and development and a number of administrative and support personnel.
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.