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J. Follin Smith, Jr., MAI, SRA
www.thesmithappraisalgroup.com
Smith Appraisal Group, LLC
Owner
720 Magnolia Road, Suite 16
Charleston, SC 29407

PO Box 31253
Charleston, SC 29417

(843) 225-8733
Cell: (843) 469-9428
follin@sagcharleston.com
Continuing Education Program Completed
Standards & Ethics Education Completed
Accepts Fee Assignments
 

Primary Market Area
Charleston MSA - Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties and Coastal Lowcountry area east of I-95 in South Carolina especially including the ACE Basin.

Secondary Market Area
Area of South Carolina south of I-20 and rural area south of Columbia.

Business Services
Absorption Studies Acquisition, Disposition Appraisal Appraisal Review Asset Management Conservation Valuation and Consulting Consulting Demand Analysis Demographic Analysis Detrimental Conditions Valuation and Consulting Development Valuation and Consultation Easement Analysis Eminent Domain Valuation and Consulting Encroachment Analysis Environmental Valuation and Consulting Feasibility Studies FHA Appraisal Foreclosure / REO Highest and Best Use Studies Land Use Studies and Planning Litigation / Litigation Support Market Analysis Mortgage Lending Consulting Non-cash Charitable Contributions Portfolio Valuation and Analysis Real Estate Tax Valuation and Consulting Retrospective Valuation Valuation and Consultation for Financial Reporting Wetland Valuation and Mitigation Consulting

Property Types
   Residential
  Condo, Multi-Family Project (Townhouse, Condo, Etc) High End Residential Historical Low Income and/or Affordable Housing Mixed Use (Residential / Commercial) Mobile Home Park Multi-family (2-4 units) Multi-family (5+ units) Single Family Appraisal (Conventional, Other) Single Family Appraisal (FHA) Unique Property
 
   Land
  Acreage (Mixed Use) Acreage (Non-Residential) Acreage (Residential) Coastal / Lakeshore, Riverfront, Other Waterfront Land, Rural Land, Transitional Land, Urban Open Space / Public Park Subdivided Land / Lot (Non-Residential) Subdivided Land / Lot (Residential) Subdivision (Commercial, Industrial, etc) Subdivision (Residential) Wetland, Swamp, Marsh
 
   Commercial
  Automobile Dealership Banquet / Reception Hall Bed and Breakfast / Inn Branch Bank / Financial Building Condominium (Office / Retail / Etc.) Convenience Store / Service station Day Care Dry Cleaner Funeral Home / Mortuary Mausoleum / Cemetery / Crematory Hospital / Surgical Hospital / Rehabilitation Center Hotel / Resort Medical Facility / Clinic Motel Movie Theatre Office Building (High Rise, over three stories) Office Building (Low Rise, three stories or less) Parking Facility (Lot or Garage) Restaurant / Bar / Night Club / Micro Brewery Retail (Single Tenant or Free Standing) Self Storage Shopping Center (Local, Strip, Neighborhood, Community, Etc.) Shopping Center (Power Center, Outlet Center, Lifestyle, Etc.) Sustainable Green Buildings
 
   Industrial
  Food Processing Industrial (Heavy (Manufacturing) Industrial (Small Office Warehouse / Mfg.) Industrial Light (Distribution, Storage) Research and Development Lab / Hi-Tech / Bioengineering Truck Terminal / Hub / Transit Facility
 
   Public
  Community Center / Recreation Center Dormitory Library Museum Public Utility (Sewer / Water / Electrical / Etc.) Recreation and Park Religious Facility
 
   Recreational
  Aquatic Facility (Community / Neighborhood / Etc) Campground Dance Hall / Ballroom Health and Fitness Club Marina / Yacht Club Private Club Recreational Vehicle Park / Campground Skating Rink
 
   Agricultural
  Ag-Processing (Mills, Flour, Feed, Ethanol, etc) Crop Pasture / Range Vineyard
 
   Special Purpose
  Bowling Alley Brewery / Distillery Car Wash Conservation Easement Historical Property Lumber Yard Mixed Use Outdoor Sign Private Educational Institution Right-of Way / Corridor Valuation (Pipeline / Rail Road / Fiber Optic, Etc.) Tower (Antenna, etc) Utilities (Public and Private) Winery Sustainable Green Buildings
 
   Ownership Forms
  Fee Simple Interest Ground Lease Leased Fee Interest Leasehold Interest Life Estate Partial Interest
 
   SBA Going Concern Appraisals
  Bowling alleys [View Experience Details ] Car wash properties  Gas stations  Hospitals, surgery centers, urgent care centers and other health or medical facilities  Marinas  Museums Service centers (e.g., oil and lube, brake or transmission centers) with pits and in ground lifts  Wineries 
 

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I am a Certified General Real Property Appraiser.
I represent and warrant that I will disclose any lack of property type competency to the client before accepting any assignment in accordance with USPAP’s Competency Rule.
 

Formal Education
College of Charleston - BA History