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H. Eric Van Leer has appraised over 9,000 residential properties over his 25+ year full-time real estate appraisal career and is among the most experienced and qualified appraisers in his market area, having appraised everything from one bedroom condos to multimillion dollar estates.  Difficult and complex assignments such as Skaneateles Or Owasco Lake waterfront properties, multifamily properties,  properties with acreage included, golf course fronting properties, old/historic homes and complex high-end properites are all well within his area of experience and expertise.  You can rely upon H. Eric Van Leer for all your residential appraisal needs in the Central New York region surrounding Syracuse, NY.  You truly won't find a more qualified, experienced, accurate and professional appraiser in the greater Syracuse, NY region or in this region's smaller cities of Auburn, NY, Homer, NY & Cortland, NY.  When time permits he covers Oswego County.  Whether you are a mortgage lender in need of an appraisal for purchase or refinance mortgage lending purposes, or an attorney or accountant in need of an appraisal for "date of death", estate planning, partial release, tax abatement or for other legal or accounting purposes, or a home buyer or seller in need of an honest, accurate and unbiased opinion of value from a disinterested third party,  H. Eric Van Leer is truly your best choice among appraisers in this Central NY region serving the Cities of Syracuse, NY, Auburn, NY, Homer, NY and Cortland, NY & all their surrounding villages and townships.  Contact Eric at H. Eric Van Leer Appraisals today to order your appraisal at (315) 391-4807 or email him at ERIC.VANLEER@GMAIL.COM.  You can also click on the "ready to order" buttom to order an appraisal directly on this web site.  Your appraisal order should indicate the following: 1) property address, 2) owner of public record, 3) client of the report(intended user), intended use/purpose of the appraisal, type of property (single family, 2-family, condo, vacant land, etc).

H. Eric Van Leer is a 1987 graduate of the University of Maryland's Business School (among the top ranked four-year Business Schools in the USA) and he earned placement on both Dean's Lists and Academic Honors List along the way.  He further prepared for a career in residential appraising with a college internship at the (then "fortune 50 Company") Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) in Washington, D.C.  He has been a full-time appraiser since 1989 and self employed since 1993.

In his spare time Eric has enjoyed spending time with his wife and two children, coaching his kids' basketball teams, skiing or teaching ski lessons, gardening, playing basketball, kayaking, competing in "team triathlons" and enjoying other sports and outdoor activities with his family.  He and his wife Rachel like to tell people they are on "This Old House #2" as they spend much of their spare time renovating their circa 1850 Italianate Victorian in the beautiful Town of Skaneateles, NY (featured in Best Small Towns in America).    If you need a real estate appraisal or need to find an appraiser in any of the below listed market areas, contact H. Eric Van Leer today via this website or by calling (315) 391-4807, or emailing  

You truly won't find a more experienced, qualified, accurate and professional appraiser for all your residential appraisal needs within the following market areas: entire counties of: Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland, & Oswego including the Cities of: Syracuse, NY, Cortland, NY, Auburn, NY, Fulton, NY and Oswego, NY and in the small towns and villages within the above listed counties such as (but not limited to):  Marcellus, NY, Camillus, NY, Fayetteville, NY, Manlius, NY, East Syracuse, NY, North Syracuse, NY, Cicero, NY, Clay, NY, Brewerton, NY, Bridgeport, NY, Chittenango, NY, Cazenovia, NY, Skaneateles, NY, Auburn, NY  Weedsport, NY, Port Byron, NY, Jordan, NY, Elbridge, NY, Marrietta, NY, Solvay, NY, Baldwinsville, NY, Memphis, NY, Cayuga, NY, Union Springs, NY, Genoa, NY, King Ferry, NY, Scipio, Scipio Center, NY, Town of Fleming, NY, Moravia, NY, Town of Owasco, NY, Town of Spafford, Town of Niles,  Cortland, NY, Homer, NY, Preble, NY, Town of Scott, NY, Town of Sennett, NY, Locke, NY while serving the entire counties listed above.

Contact Eric at H. Eric Van Leer Appraisals as your best choice for a residential appraiser in the greater Syraucuse, NY area.  Again, You truly will not find a more experienced, qualified, accurate and professional residential appraiser to serve you in this Syracuse, NY region or in the smaller surrounding cities of Auburn, NY, Cortland, NY, Oswego, NY, Oneida, NY, and Fulton, NY so contact H. Eric Van Leer Appraisals for all your residential appraisal needs!!  (315) 391-4807 OR ERIC.VANLEER@GMAIL.COM or click on the button to order an appraisal from within this website.  Eric thanks you for your appraisal business!!!


Here are the types of services we do in addition to mortgage appraisals:
 For a real estate appraisal in Skaneateles contact H. Eric Van Leer Appraisals at (315) 391-4807

• Setting a profitable listing price that also reduces time on market

• Removing Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

• Appraisals for bankruptcy, divorce and other court purposes

• Employee relocation appraisals

• Tax Assessments (reducing property taxes)

• Tax planning

 Our goal is simply an unsurpassed level of appraisal accuracy coupled with the utmost attention to detail with appraisals performed with the highest level of professionalism in a timely manner.  H. Eric Van Leer will provide quick turnaround times without sacrificing accuracy and attention to detail (there aren't too many appraisers around these days that can make that claim and back it up)!!  H. Eric Van Leer has completed thousands of appraisals in the cities of Auburn, Syracuse, Cortland, Ithaca, and their surrounding suburbs and more rural towns.  Call H. Eric Van Leer Appraisals for a good appraisal experience.  You can expect professional and courtious service, efficient turn around time that meets your requirements, and a problem-free appraisal report that meets the Uniform Standards Of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as well as NY State appraisal licensing laws, rules and regulations.  If you are a property owner/home owner, mortgage lender, attorney or accountant or arelocation company professional, you can rest assured that H. Eric Van Leer will perform his appraisal assignment with the utlmost level of professionalism and accuracy.  H. Eric Van Leer's clients that know him best will describe him as being "among the very best we've worked with" and "top notch", "top shelf", "experienced", "accurate", "professional", "the best in his market area".  Order an appraisal from Eric today at (315) 391-4807, email:, or via this web site directly - you won't be disappointed!