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Understanding the Appraisal Understanding the AppraisalMuch of the private, corporate and public wealth of the world consists of real estate. The magnitude of this fundamental resource creates a need for informed appraisals to support decisions pertaining to the use and disposition of real estate and the rights inherent in ownership. An appraisal answers one or more specific questions about a real estate parcel’s value, marketability, usefulness or suitability. The Appraisal Defined Professional real estate appraisers perform a useful function in society and offer a variety of services to their clients. They develop opinions of several types of property value and assist in various decisions about real estate. Standards for the appraisal profession are set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) developed by the Appraisal Standards Board of The Appraisal Foundation.* USPAP specifies the procedures to be followed in developing and communicating an apprai...