How do you know you are hiring a professional appraiser?

To protect your financial well being and your investments, it is important that you engage a valuation professional. Whether it is personal property, real estate or a business, consumers should engage a professional appraiser for an independent and impartial analysis of their property.
So how do you know if you have hired a pro?
They show up on time. They are dressed respectfully. They are courteous.
The inspection is done thoroughly, including measurements, pictures and notes. When they call to make the appointment, you will be asked questions about your property to make sure your appraiser has the best similar sales for comparison.