Real Estate Appraisal for Your Bankruptcy »

Written on October 13, 2016

Having to file for bankruptcy is a sobering experience. It can be fraught with confusion and embarrassment and an unsettling feeling of “now what?” You may not have seen this coming as you worked hard and planned for your stable future. No doubt a number of factors got you into this difficult position but you have responsibly decided that a […] Read More




Real Estate Appraisal for Divorce in Portland, Oregon »

Written on September 16, 2016

A divorce is never – or very rarely – a happy thing. The emotions that went into deciding to take this life-changing step can be overwhelming. And it can often seem that once you have made that momentous decision the procedures and details that follow are crushing. You will need help, and we can offer some. If you own your […] Read More




Home Appraisal and Estate Planning »

Written on July 21, 2016

Congratulations on deciding to get your estate planning taken care of. This is one of the most responsible things that you can do as an adult. As you know, you want to make sure that everything in your estate is valued properly. It’s not enough to say, “Well, I paid $250,000 for my home twelve years ago, and I guess […] Read More




Portland, Oregon Homeowner Gives House to Appraiser, Free and Clear, as Thanks for a Great Home Appraisal! »

Written on January 28, 2014

Bernhardt Real Estate Appraisal  January 28, 2014 Portland, OR Nathan Bernhardt, of Bernhardt Appraisal, in Portland, OR, received a big New Year’s surprise, this week in the form of a free house. In early January, Mr. Gary Geben had hired Mr. Bernhardt to perform an appraisal to determine market value, for a potential listing of the home, in Southwest Portland.  […] Read More




ADU – Accessory Dwelling Units – Appraisal in Portland »

Written on December 13, 2013

Nathan Bernhardt of Bernhardt Appraisal has put some time and energy into discovering a great deal about Accessory Dwelling Appraisal and Accessory Dwelling Financing. Contact Nathan to help you with anything related to ADU Appraisal or ADU Financing or any question you may have  about Accessory Dwelling Units. 503-349-3765 Nathan has put together some of the most relevant articles and […] Read More




Considering a Property Tax Appeal? »

Written on November 20, 2013

It’s that time of year, argh! Property Taxes. Unhappy with your property tax bill? Confused by all of the numbers, that do not seem to apply to your home? Should you file for a property tax appeal? RMV, assessed value, help! Get an Oregon Certified Appraiser, Nathan Bernhardt, tax appeal appraisal expert, to provide clarity as to your actual property value. […] Read More




Considering a home appraisal due to divorce? »

Written on June 1, 2013

Bernhardt Calibrated Residential Appraisal 503.349.3765 Home Appraisal and Divorce Home appraisals, for any use, usually cause a bit of discomfort and distress, with the homeowner hoping for a favorable outcome, unsure of who is going to actually perform the appraisal, and uncertainty about how unfinished projects and minor repairs will affect the value. When it comes to divorce, they can be […] Read More




Need a Home Appraisal Due to Bankruptcy? »

Written on May 29, 2013

Bernhardt Appraisal with Bankruptcy 503.349.3765 Home Appraisal and Bankruptcy Home appraisals, for any use, usually cause a bit of discomfort and distress, with the homeowner hoping for a favorable outcome, unsure of who is going to actually perform the appraisal, and uncertainty about how unfinished projects and minor repairs will affect the value. They can be even more nerve-racking when it […] Read More




What is The Mindset of the Appraiser? »

Written on February 28, 2012

What is the mindset of the appraiser? Just as the earth rotates on its axis, while simultaneously revolving around the sun, appraisers need to do many things right, at the same time. They need to consider multiple variables, the many attributes of the appraised property, and not only compare them to other “comparable” properties, but credibly compare, adjust, and assign […] Read More