Our Services

  • Agricultural Appraisals

    Agricultural appraisals are typically timber related due to the prominence of the timber industry in East Texas. We have several firms which we associate with regularly to provide timber valuations. These assignments include timber land for sale, trade and estate valuations, specialized timber operations such as sawmills and chip mills. Other specialized agricultural properties include poultry farms, rice mills, grain elevators, cropland, in addition to land utilized for a wide variety of agricultural and homesite uses.

  • Commercial Appraisals

    Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc. and its staff have many years of experience appraising commercial and industrial properties throughout East Texas for a wide variety of clients. Examples of typical commercial assignments include:


    • Hotel/motel

      Single and Multi-tenant office

      Retail

      Commercial land

      Subdivisions

      Manufacturing

      Mini warehouse

      Convenience store


    Our commercial and industrial experience also includes specialized property such as:


    • Poultry farm

      Grain elevator

      Rice mill

      Sawmill

      Chip mill

  • Residential Appraisals

    Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc. provides residential valuation services primarily in Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties, Texas, for a variety of clients including lending institutions, appraisal management companies, attorneys, and individuals. Our residential appraisers have many years of experience in the local market and provide a high-quality appraisal product delivered in a timely fashion.

  • Litigation Support

    Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc., and in particular Mr. Seely and Mr. Lewis, provides litigation support and expert testimony services to a wide variety of clients. Our services include valuation assignments on a wide range of complex issues such easements, eminent domain issues (including inverse condemnation), property divisions, bankruptcies, and divorce proceedings. We also offer litigation support in the area of review appraisal services.

  • Professional Review

    Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc. provides professional review appraisal services for agricultural, residential, and commercial properties. We also provide review appraisal services as a part of litigation support. We also provide on-going quality control monitoring for lenders and other institutional clients. Our review appraisal clients include:


    • Lending institutions

      Government agencies

      Pension funds

      Attorneys

Our Appraisers

  • Scott Seely, MAI, ARA
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    Charles “Scott” Seely graduated from Texas A & M University with a B.S. Degree in Agricultural Economics and began his appraisal career with Texas General Land Office. Mr. Seely is one of the founding principal officers of Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc., a full service appraisal firm based in Lufkin, Texas. He has appraised property in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, and Alaska.


    In 1979, Scott was awarded the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and in 1983, he was awarded the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. He is also an AQB certified USPAP instructor and is a board member of The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraiser Qualifications Board. Scott has authored several appraisal courses and seminars and is a faculty member of the ASFMRA and the Appraisal Institute regularly instructing courses in real estate appraisal.


    Scott’s regular clients include lending institutions, government agencies, attorneys, as well as numerous private individuals. He has experience in appraisals and/or review appraisals for litigation purposes and has been qualified as an expert witness in County, District, and Federal courts.


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  • Mark Lewis, ARA
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    Mark A. Lewis has been engaged in real estate appraisal since 1984 beginning his career as a contract appraiser and now as co-owner of Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc., a full service appraisal firm based in Lufkin, Texas. He has appraised property in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Alabama and holds resident and/or non-resident certifications in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.


    In 1999, Mark was awarded the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). He is also an AQB certified USPAP instructor. Mark has authored several appraisal courses and seminars and is a faculty member of the ASFMRA regularly instructing courses in real estate appraisal.


    Mark’s regular clients include lending institutions, pension funds, government agencies, attorneys, as well as numerous private individuals. In addition to traditional appraisal assignments, he also regularly performs review appraisal assignments. He has experience in appraisals and/or review appraisals for litigation purposes and has been qualified as an expert witness in County, District, and Federal courts.


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  • Brandi Turner
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    Brandi's bio is coming soon.


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  • Contact Us

Welcome

When you really need to know, you can count on Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc.

Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc. takes great pride in providing high quality appraisal services from the simple assignment to the complex. Utilizing the latest in computer technology, combined with years of experience and continuing education, our appraisers are well qualified to meet and exceed your expectations.

We service a variety of clients including banks, Federal and State Governmental Agencies, utility companies, attorneys, trust companies, timber companies, private lenders, accountants and a wide variety of individuals.

Commercial assignments performed by Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc. include a wide variety of properties including apartments, shopping centers, subdivisions, convenience stores, office buildings and other free standing commercial buildings.

Residential assignments include primarily single family residential properties in the local area, but some condominium, townhouse and duplex appraisals have also been performed.


Location

Lewis & Seely Appraisals Inc.
308 East Lufkin Avenue
Lufkin, TX 75901
office: 936.632.4230
fax: 936.637.3964
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