The Terra Firm was founded to serve the buyer, borrower and owner of commercial real estate in Northern Michigan to maximize wealth and profits for our clients.

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The Terra Firm currently consists of a Real Estate Appraiser.  Additional staff will be added as appropriate.

James Walker is a Certified General Appraiser and Registered Professional Engineer.  He has masters degrees in Business and Architectural Engineering and has over 22 years experience in appraising over 16,000 properties of every variety and industry - from shopping centers, hotels, stores, offices, restaurants, easements, power generation, land development, condominium development all the way down to homes and lots.  James' reputation for accurate and honest appraisals is unsurpassed.  He has authored appraisal articles published in national appraisal journals.  His background in architecture and engineering provides gives him a unique perspective on the appraisal profession.

James' primary services are commercial appraisals, feasibility studies and consultation.


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