The company's founder, Robert Kramer had been in the appraisal business for more than twenty years. Before that, he was a realtor and owner of Century 21 Higgins here in Goshen. In 2000, Mark Kramer, Robert's son, joined the business and in 2012 became owner/president.  Tracy King completes the staff as office manager. 

Our Service Area:                            

  • Elkhart County
  • St. Joseph County
  • Kosciusko County

Some western portions of Noble County and LaGrange County may be covered, on an individual basis depending on the scope of work and our current workload. Please call if you have an appraisal you would like to order in these areas.

Available Appraisal Services:

  • Purchases
  • Refinances
  • Home Equity
  • Estate
  • Divorce
  • Tax Appeal
  • Determination of value for possible sale

Our current turnaround time for appraisals is 4 to 7 business days, depending on the type of appraisal.  Typically, we schedule the inspection of the property within the first 24 to 48 hours, and the report will be completed within three business days. 

Elkhart County is home to Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Middlebury, New Paris and other smaller towns.  We are well-acquainted with all of these areas, and the importance of the locations within the popular school districts of Middlebury, Wa-Nee, and Fairfield. 

Similarly, the areas in St. Joseph County of South Bend, Mishawaka, and Granger. South Bend is the home of the University of Notre Dame, and is the largest city in our coverage area.

Kosciusko County is home to Lake Wawasee, the largest natural lake in Indiana, covering over 3,000 acres.  Properties on the lakes in Syracuse and the surrounding lake areas require an appraiser with the expertise in lake frontage.  Kramer Appraisals certainly has this, as Robert lived on a channel of Lake Wawasee and passed his knowledge of the lakes onto Mark.