appraiser appraiser  /ə ˈpreɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
  2. (n) one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Acosta has filed a not-guilty plea and cannot do appraiser work while the charges are outstanding.
  2. I wrapped reportage on the documentary and the book around my memories as a film critic and appraiser of early-70s triple-X movies.
  3. Impolitic as it might be to make this observation, it's also unavoidable when talking about a movie like Righteous Kill: the camera is a remorseless appraiser of advancing age.

News

  1. Brevard property appraiser plans to re-open Merritt Island office

    Brevard County Property Appraiser Dana Blickley announced Monday her plans to re-open the Merritt Island office at 2575 North Courtenay Parkway.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Florida Today

  2. Hillsborough appraiser seeks sinkhole database

    Hillsborough Property Appraiser Bob Henriquez says he wants sinkhole inspectors to be required to get a permit so the county can track inspections and repairs.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

  3. Property appraiser takes website to new heights

    The Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser has teamed up with the Navarre Area Board of Realtors (NABOR) to offer Multiple Listing Service (MLS) information on its website at srcpa.org. Now with just a few mouse clicks, residents can check tax information as well as current properties listed for sale in the Navarre and Gulf Breeze area. To read more, subscribe online or read the June 13 Navarre ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Navarre Press

Quotes

  1. "The independence of the appraiser is essential to maintaining the integrity of the mortgage industry," Cuomo said, citing several e-mails between the companies' executives.
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Forbes

  2. "We had them appraised in January by an independent appraiser and that appraisal came in at $1.15 billion," said Fortier. "Any way you peel the onion, we exceeded by far any valuation of these assets."
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Michael Fortier Source: West Island Chronicle

  3. "This would be up to the property appraiser," Storms said. "If he wants to be helpful, he will be."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Ronda Storms Source: Brandon News and Tribune

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