Papineau Wittman Group
is an independent real estate appraisal firm located in the Southwest suburban area specializing in residential appraisals including single-family houses, condominiums, two to four unit apartments and vacant land located in the South, Southwest and Western suburbs of Chicago. Appraisals are made for a broad range of purposes including sale, loan underwriting, tax, PMI removal, relocation, insurance valuation, estate, divorce, and investment decisions. Clients include banks, savings and loans, mortgage companies, credit unions, employee transfer companies, business corporations, FHA/HUD, VA, Fannie Mae, attorneys and individuals. We cover only market areas in which we are comfortable with our knowledge and abilities. Professional real estate appraisal services of the highest quality prepared in a timely manner is our goal. A full time support staff that answers the phone is only the beginning of the personal attention that we give each of our clients. From the first contact for a requested appraisal to the delivery of the final report, a dedication to service is given to the completion of each aspect of every appraisal report.
First established as Don J. Papineau & Associates, Ltd. in 1983, the firm became Papineau Wittman Group in 2012 when Don Papineau formed a partnership with his longtime associate Bruce R. Wittman, SRA.
Papineau Wittman Group
takes pride in providing well researched, quality residential appraisal reports. Quality appraisals are a result of education, experience and knowledge of the local markets. The staff of Papineau Wittman Group has extensive appraisal training and is the most experienced staff in the market. The current staff of Papineau Wittman Group many years of combined appraisal experience resulting in insight and expertise in the markets we serve.
All appraisers serving Papineau Wittman Group offer full-time service. Supporting our staff, we have the help of two clerical aides seasoned in all aspects of the appraisal requirements.
holds the SRA professional membership designation with the Appraisal Institute. Requirements for the SRA designation are:
- Pass rigorous education requirements
- Submit residential experience which must meet strict criteria
- Receive credit for a demonstration report
- Conduct professional activities in accordance with the Appraisal Institute Code of Professional Ethics and are subject to a peer review process which enforces the Code of Professional Ethics.
- Appraisal Institute SRA members are required to adhere to strict continuing education requirements to ensure they are up-to-date with the evolving real estate field.