Why Appraisal Shop


Home Appraisers, Austin, Texas Our mission is to provide highest quality residential and commercial valuation services in a timely professional manner. We have assembled our team with diversified experienced professional real estate appraisers that emphasize on local expertise and integrity in the appraisal industry. When the quality of personal service is important, our teamís experience, training, and communication will make a difference.

Making a Difference

Rives Valuation Services Inc. dba: Appraisal Shop was established on January, 2003 in Austin, Texas. Appraisal Shop maintains a minimum of 12 licensed and/or certified appraisers and two general certified SRA/MAI appraisers. In addition, our support staff includes an operations manager, office administrators and appraiser trainees. The one thing the sets us apart from other appraisal firms is our Appraisal Desk managed by appraisers and trainees that are not associated with the ordering process. The Appraisal Desk gives our clients the opportunity for appraisal guidance, assistance with general questions, constructive feedback, market analysis, communication throughout the process of ordering and delivery of the appraisal assignment.

Our licensed appraisers are currently:

Douglas Loren Rives, SRA
General Certified - President
Daniel Stuart Hicks
Senior Vice President of Operations
Douglas Leroy Rives MAI
General Certified- Commercial
Jessie Ruckel SRA
Certified Residential
Doug Baker
Certified Residential
Raymond OíHara
Certified Residential
Thomas Rocheleau
Certified Residential
Steve Giamo
Certified Residential
Brad Baker
State Licensed

We are members of the following associations and organizations:

Call 512-380-9490 or contact us online to request an Appraisal.

Appraisal Shop | Austin, TX

Serving the counties of Bandera, Bastrop, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Fayette, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kerr, Lee, Llano, Milam, Travis, Williamson and the towns in and around Austin, Georgetown, Round Rock, Bastrop, Lockhart Dripping Springs, Lakeway, Leander and Buda, Texas.