Dependable Appraising

4.77 | 15 Verified Ratings
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840 Merdian Street
Dearborn, MI 48124
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Dependable Appraising

Dependable means you can rely on me!

Dependable Appraising has been doing business for over 15 years. Martin has been an appraiser since 1995. He is a Certified Residential Appraiser and has 38 years experience in real estate. The report submitted to you can be a hard copy and/or e-mailed. He makes it easy to read and includes photos and maps. Call Martin for all your appraisal needs! He takes pride in his professionalism and efficient service!


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Service Area

  • Detroit
  • Troy
  • Farmington
  • Southfield
  • Dearborn
  • Livonia
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Grosse Pointe
  • West Bloomfield
  • Rochester
  • Waterford
  • Novi
  • Lake Orion
  • Pontiac
  • Clarkston
  • Royal Oak
  • Birmingham
  • Westland
  • Northville
  • Highland
  • Oxford
  • Belleville
  • Commerce Township
  • Auburn Hills
  • Riverview
  • Garden City
  • River Rouge
  • White Lake
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Milford
  • Redford
  • Walled Lake
  • Canton
  • Hamtramck
  • Lincoln Park
  • Oak Park
  • Plymouth
  • Harper Woods
  • Huntington Woods
  • Drayton Plains
  • Davisburg
  • Southgate
  • Berkley
  • Inkster
  • Clawson
  • Ecorse
  • Wayne
  • Taylor
  • Ortonville
  • Melvindale
  • Flat Rock
  • Allen Park
  • Madison Heights
  • Trenton
  • Leonard
  • Franklin
  • Union Lake
  • South Lyon
  • Holly
  • Rockwood
  • New Hudson
  • Highland Park
  • Keego Harbor
  • Hazel Park
  • Wixom
  • Ferndale
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Romulus
  • Grosse Ile
  • New Boston
  • Lakeville
  • See All >

Services Offered

  • Real Estate Appraisal

Areas of Expertise

  • Certified Residential Appraiser licensed since 1992
  • Any size residential home in the Metro-Detroit area
  • Land and acreage appraisals
  • Real Estate Consulting --Getting your value - staging - marketing - and management

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Trip Charge


In Business Since: 1995
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Wayne-Oakland Board of Realtors
  • American Philatelic Society, Knights of Columbus
State Licensing
Trade: Real Estate Appraiser
License #: 1201005146
Expiration: 07-31-2016
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Lennon Center--Crisis pregnancy center helping women in the community

Board member of my neighborhood association

Knights of Columbus

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I've been in Real Estate since I was 18. While other kids tinkered with cars I tinkered with houses..

We started in this industry in 1981.

We describe our business as Well established


Dependable Appraising

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1 Projects
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The appraisal was very thorough, yet not overly time-consuming. Very competent!
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Review by in Hamtramck, MI
Very professional, quick, and reasonably priced. Thank You, Very Good Job.
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Review by in Detroit, MI
Dependable Appraising was very helpful and thorough. Would definitely use them again..many thanks to Martin Kaltenbach.
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Review by in Walled Lake, MI
It was Ok, Not as much detail in the floor plan,like room sizes.
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Review by in Howell, MI
Marty from Dependable Appraising was very thorough and detailed in his final report to me and I would recommend Dependable Appraising for anyone that is looking for a detailed appraisal.
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Review by in Novi, MI
Martin was very pleasant to work with. The appraisal was done in timely manner. He answered all our questions and even added addendum to the report at no extra cost which included marketing tips. He gave us a good advise regarding iupdating the interior when we sell the house. I would recommend Martin if you have the need to get your property apraised.
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Review by in Royal Oak, MI
Efficient, thorough and very open to answering questions.
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Review by in Detroit, MI
very satisfied
Response by Dependable Appraising: A close relative had passed away and they just wanted to know what they're house was worth. I believe hiring an appraiser can save not only money but time and aggravation.
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Dependable Appraising

4.77 | 15 Verified Ratings
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840 Merdian Street
Dearborn, MI 48124
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