Hall and Hall

Contact: Stacy W. Jackson, MAI, ARA
Phone: (903) 820-8499
Email: sjackson@hallandhall.com
Address: PO Box 361, Melissa, TX 75454
Website: www.hallhall.com


Professional services:

Since our founding Hall And Hall has specialized in serving owners and prospective owners of farms, ranches, and recreational real estate. Hall And Hall has been meeting the needs of astute real estate clients nationwide for 75 years. It is part of our core mission to promote prudent land stewardship. With decades of combined experience, our staff are experts in the valuation of complex agricultural properties, including conservation easements, wetlands, and other environmentally sensitive properties. Our professional staff stays abreast of constantly evolving markets and maintains an extensive network of industry professionals. Accordingly, Hall And Hall can provide a unique perspective and innovative solution for your real estate inquiry.

Members of our staff have earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and/or the ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).

Areas of expertise:

We have valuation expertise in the following areas:

• Conservation Easements
• Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)
• IRS Charitable Contributions
• UASFLA “Yellow Book” Appraisals
• Partial Interests
• Litigation Support, Subject Matter and Expert Witness Testimony
• Eminent Domain and Condemnation

Client list:

Our client base is broad having provided services to property owners, land trust holders, lending institutions, developers, institutional investors, private organizations, public state and federal agencies, and municipalities.


The appraisal staff at Hall and Hall hold the following credentials:
• MAI Designation from the Appraisal Institute
• ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser)
• Texas State Certified General Appraiser
• Texas State Salesperson or Broker License

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Valbridge Property Advisors

Contact: Brett E. Weatherbie, MAI

Phone: (210) 227-6229

E-Mail: bweatherbie@valbridge.com

Address: 9901 IH-10W #1035, San Antonio, TX 78230

Website: www.valbridge.com/appraiser/118/san-antonio-tx

For nearly 40 years, Valbridge Property Advisors has provided land valuation services for clients across the great state of Texas. Our diversified team of appraisers can assist with conservation easements, farm, ranch and recreational property valuation, and more. Members of our team hold the MAI, ARA and CCIM designations.

Valbridge Property Advisors is the largest independent commercial property valuation and advisory services firms in the U.S., with 200 MAI-designated appraisers, 75 office locations and more than 675 staff across the nation. Our offices have over 18 staff members ready to provide services including:

  •    Valuations of conservation easements
  •    IRS Charitable Contributions
  •    Property tax assessment review, property tax appeals, real estate tax implication analysis
  •    Valuations and analysis of property for right-of-way, eminent domain, and easements
  •    Valuation of property for insurance, estate planning and trusteeship
  •    UASFLA “Yellow Book” Appraisals
  •    Litigation support, including expert witness testimony
  •    Undivided interest valuations

Valbridge serves a diverse client base of property owners, developers, lenders, public agencies, organizations, and authorities. Past clients include The Nature Conservancy, Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, Exxon Mobil, The Conservation Fund, Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Justice, Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Programs, and The Trust for Public Land.

Credentials include:
MAI Designated Appraisers
Accredited Rural Appraisers (ARA)
Texas State Certified General Appraiser License
Texas Real Estate Broker License

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Medina Valley Surveys

Contact: Stephanie Prosser

Phone: (830) 538-6427

E-Mail: sprosser@medinavalleysurveys.com

Website: www.medinavalleysurveys.com

Professional Services

MVS offers our services statewide. We specialize in:

• Land Surveying
• Land Boundary Consultation
• Document Review and Easement Boundary Verification

Areas of Expertise

• Boundary surveys
• Patent Retracement
• Vacancy and Excess Investigation
• Expert Witness Services
• Topographic Surveys
• Flood Elevation Certificates
• Discrepancy Resolution
• Geodetic Surveying
• Estate Partitions

Primary Customers

• Private Landowners

• Land Trusts

• Developers

Medina Valley Surveys President Paul T. Carey LSLS, RPLS Credentials:

• Licensed State Land Surveyor –Coastal and gradient boundary surveys, retrace original patent lines, evaluate for deficiency, vacancy or excess in original patents and file records with the Texas General Land Office

• Registered Professional Land Surveyor – Licensed and registered for 30 years and performed over 10,000 boundary surveys on the ground

• Texas Society of Professional Surveyors – Past President, Former Director, Former TSFI Chairman, Current Education Committee Member

• Texas Society of Professional Surveyors Course Developer and Presenter

• TBPLS firm #100002-00

• TBPLS registration #4454

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Jeffries Appraisal Services

Contact: James J. Jeffries

Phone: (512) 930-5559

Mobile: (512) 560-6844

E-Mail: jim@jeffriesappraisalservices.com

Website: www.jeffriesappraisals.com/


Professional services:

For the past 25 years, Jim has specialized in valuing rural and ecologically significant and sensitive properties with integrity.  Jim has extensive valuation experience with conservation easements, wetlands, ranches and rural acreage, and endangered species.  Jim has been a Real Estate Appraiser for over 35 years and has earned the designations of (ARA) Accredited Rural Appraiser and (MAI) Member of the Appraiser Institute.


Areas of expertise:

Valuation of ecologically significant and other rural properties


Extensive Valuation Experience with:

Conservation Easements

Other Partial Interest Value Questions


Endangered Species

Ranches & Rural Acreage


Client list:

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; The Dow Chemical Company; Conoco Inc.; Phillips Petroleum Company; National Fish & Wildlife Foundation; The Nature Conservancy of Texas; The Conservation Fund; Trust for Public Lands; Texas Parks & Wildlife Department; Texas National Guard Armory Board; Texas A&M University; Lower Colorado River Authority; City of San Antonio, West Side Calhoun County Navigation District; South Texas Electric Cooperative; Jackson Electric Cooperative; and various banks; savings and loans; public utility companies; other governmental and quasi-governmental districts, boards, or commissions; private corporations; attorneys; and individuals.


Primary Customers:

The Nature Conservancy, The Conservation Fund, Trust for Public Lands, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and private individuals for donation of conservation easements (ultimate user = Internal Revenue Service)



MAI – Member of the Appraisal Institute

ARA – Accredited Rural Appraiser, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

Texas State Certified General Appraiser #1320825

Texas Real Estate Broker License #320009

Qualified instructor for the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and approved to teach the Conservation Easement Appraisal Course and the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisition Course.

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