Glenn McDonald


In Shelby County

Appraisal Professionals Interior

About Us


We are centrally located in Memphis, Tennessee. As licensed appraisers, we have the overall training and credentials to give you the level of reliable property value opinions that banks and national lending institutions need for loans. With years of experience under our belt, we're prepared to handle virtually any type of real estate. Especially in this market's high-regulation environment, our independence, including from real estate brokerage companies, makes your life simpler and gives you a superior result. 

The Memphis–Forrest City Combined Statistical Area, TN–MS–AR (CSA) is the commercial and cultural hub of The Mid-South or Ark-Miss-Tenn. The census defined combined statistical area covers ten counties in three states – Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.  The greater Mid-South Metro MSA as a whole Includes the Missouri Bootheel, Northeast Arkansas, West Tennessee, and North Mississippi



Shelby, TiptonFayette CountyTN.

Desoto County, MS

Crittenden County, AR


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Memphis Magazine:
 
Your Zestimate is now smarter - and more accurate
6/26/2019 11:00 PM
Zillow"s signature home valuation tool - the Zestimate - just got an upgrade....Read More
 
Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Rental
6/24/2019 8:15 AM
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Boho and Minimalism Top Our List of 2019 Outdoor Living Trends
6/21/2019 5:33 PM
In with minimalism, out with rustic farmhouse. See what trends are heating up patios this summer...Read More
 
Spectacular Solariums and Sun Rooms Let in the Light
6/21/2019 4:11 PM
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10 Homes Saluting the Red, White & Blue
6/18/2019 5:51 PM
Cue the fireworks! These patriotic properties will get you in the Independence Day spirit...Read More
 
5 Things to Do Before and After Closing
6/10/2019 8:08 AM
Your journey doesn"t end on closing day. Here are some next steps to consider before you actually move in...Read More
 
3 Reasons to Live in a New Home Before Renovating
6/10/2019 8:00 AM
New house? Hold that sledgehammer! You might want to hold off until you"ve settled in...Read More
 
What to Unpack First in Your New Home
6/8/2019 11:42 AM
Where are the towels? Who packed the cat food? When you"re surrounded by boxes, what you need is a strategy...Read More
 
Summer Smackdown: Which Home Is Your Favorite?
5/31/2019 2:03 PM
Who"s in for a little summertime competition?...Read More
 
3 Common Moving Nightmares (and How to Prevent Them)
5/20/2019 8:37 AM
Moving doesn"t have to be a waking nightmare. Here"s how to avoid a move from ... you know where...Read More




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ITotD on Summer Break
6/3/2019 2:01 AM
My attempts at building a time machine having failed thus far, I find myself with too few hours in the day. So ITotD will be on a (hopefully brief) hiatus while I take care of business.Read More
 
Take Control of Your Digital Photos
6/3/2019 2:00 AM
Digital cameras make it easy to take way too many pictures. Need help sorting, organizing, storing, and managing them? We"ve got a great book for you—and Interesting Thing of the Day readers can save 30% on it.Read More
 
Killer Snails
5/31/2019 2:01 AM
When you think of deadly animals, you may picture lions, hippos, or even mosquitos. But watch out for the real killer: snails.Read More
 
Cruise Ship Condos
5/30/2019 2:01 AM
If you love to travel and have a few million spare dollars, you can buy a condo on any of several luxury cruise ships and live there year-round, taking your home with you as you sail around the world.Read More
 
The Sinking City of Venice
5/29/2019 2:01 AM
The water level is rising in Venice, while the buildings are sinking. An ambitious plan is underway to save the ancient city from an untimely demise.Read More
 
Winds with Names
5/28/2019 2:01 AM
It"s one thing to give a storm like a hurricane or typhoon a name, but it"s another to assign a proper name to wind of a certain type in a certain season and location.Read More
 
Solar Sails
5/27/2019 2:01 AM
Outfit a spacecraft with a huge but incredibly lightweight mirror, and it can travel indefinitely, without fuel, at speeds that eventually exceed those of conventional rocket-powered craft.Read More
 
Take Control of Your Digital Legacy
5/27/2019 2:00 AM
Do you have the equivalent of a will for all your digital possessions—photos, email, online accounts, and all the rest? If not, you should, and we have a book that shows you what to do. Plus, Interesting Thing of the Day readers can save 30% on it.Read More
 
___-of-the-Month Clubs
5/24/2019 2:01 AM
The Book-of-the-Month Club is still going strong after more than 90 years, despite the rise and fall of mega-bookstores (and the advent of Amazon.com). But that"s not all: you can get a monthly subscription to just about anything.Read More
 
Oil from Garbage
5/23/2019 2:01 AM
As long as we have garbage, we"ll never run out of oil, thanks to a technology called thermal depolymerization process (TDP).Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
Cory Booker"s peeved reaction to Beto speaking Spanish at the debate is an instant meme
6/26/2019 9:29 PM
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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is "evaluating" deepfake policy
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Why HBO"s "True Justice" almost didn"t get made
6/26/2019 6:01 PM
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Better Sound Than Spotify
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6/26/2019 4:14 PM
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Apple considered fitting a camera in the Apple Watch"s wristband
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Donald Trump Jr."s worst moments of 2019 (so far)
6/26/2019 3:12 PM
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Bitcoin values surge over six-month period
6/26/2019 2:42 PM
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FedEx to sue U.S. government over export rules for Huawei
6/26/2019 2:40 PM
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Memphis Magazine:
 
State grant program attaches cash incentive to building affordable housing in Memphis
11/16/2018 9:19 AM
Tennessee Housing Development Agency grants aim to fill gaps between home construction cost, appraisal in Memphis....Read More
 
What's behind the restaurant boom? Convenience
8/3/2018 12:40 PM
Fueling the restaurant boom has been tax cuts, investors’ cash and the American consumer's insatiable desire for convenience....Read More
 
Hot Property: The home noted modern architect Francis Mah designed for his family
6/15/2018 6:28 AM
The Mah house has five bedrooms, three baths and a surprise....Read More
 
Hot Property: South Bluffs home frames sweeping river views
6/8/2018 7:12 AM
Big panes of glass bring river views to most of the spaces inside a South Bluffs home that has hit the market....Read More
 
Hot Property: One-owner mansion replicates antebellum style
6/1/2018 7:37 AM
An 8,000-square-foot mansion with the columns and balconies of a plantation home has hit the market in Germantown....Read More
 
Hot Property: The Cooper-Young home singer Amy LaVere loved opens up
5/18/2018 8:05 AM
Walls and rooms have been moved in the renovation of a 118-year-old Cooper-Young home for sale....Read More
 
Hot Property: 106-year-old Queen Anne home offers best of Midtown's vibrant street life
5/11/2018 6:00 AM
A century-old house loaded with character is for sale at a lively corner in Cooper-Young....Read More
 
91 Galloway Drive - Before Tubby Smith
5/3/2018 9:25 AM
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Black real estate brokers promote home ownership
4/13/2018 7:26 AM
A national association of black real estate brokers is holding an event Saturday to promote home ownership as a way to build wealth....Read More
 
Ben Carson defends HUD's pause on affirmative housing rule as Fair Housing Act turns 50
4/10/2018 2:37 PM
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary was in Memphis Tuesday touring the National Civil Rights Museum....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
Tennessee Wildlife Federation wants your trashy photos
5/29/2019 5:00 AM
The state's litter problem jeopardizes wildlife and nature....Read More
 
West Memphis fisherman Mark Rose named angler of the year
8/17/2018 10:37 AM
West Memphis' Mark Rose named the angler of the year by the Fishing League Worldwide...Read More
 
Tennessee deer harvest drops dramatically from previous year
1/20/2018 7:45 PM
The Tennessee deer harvest for 2017-18 season was 12 percent below the average for the past decade....Read More
 
Coleton Jennings making name for himself in outdoors business world
8/12/2017 10:00 AM
Coleton Jennings and his father created Jenko Fishing in 2016....Read More
 
What's new on the Little Red River? A party for six is one thing
8/5/2017 10:00 AM
There’s something new on the Little Red River, and not just the spruced up appearance of Lindsey’s Resort....Read More
 
Crappie fishing duo wins 76th career tournament
6/4/2017 1:11 PM
Fishing duo Steve Coleman and Ronnie Capps have won 76 career tournaments together, and aren't done yet....Read More
 
Wear A Life Jacket to Work Day provides boat safety awareness
5/20/2017 9:00 PM
Wear A Life Jacket to Work Day provides boat safety awareness...Read More
 
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5/3/2017 12:04 AM
Dale Sanders of Barlett, Tenn., can become the oldest to hike the Appalachian Trail from start to finish in the same year...Read More
 
Bartlett's Dale Sanders aims for Appalachian Trail record
4/28/2017 4:08 PM
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What to do if you see pygmy snake
4/25/2017 6:25 PM
TSU biologists and state wildlife officials are looking for pygmy rattlesnakes....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
Peter Frampton delights Orpheum audience during the Memphis stop of his farewell tour
6/26/2019 11:37 PM
Concert Review: Peter Frampton showcases his artistry and half century of musical history during Orpheum farewell...Read More
 
Here are the acts set to perform during GPAC's 25th annual subscription series
1/24/2019 8:00 PM
Ricky Skaggs, Sutton Foster, Bela Fleck and Stanley Clarke among those set for 2019-20 GPAC subscription series....Read More
 
Peter Frampton Farewell Tour
6/26/2019 9:03 PM
Peter Frampton plays the Orpheum for his Farewell Tour...Read More
 
Tina Turner, Steve Cropper, Memphis Boys among Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees
6/26/2019 4:14 PM
The Memphis Music Hall of Fame's eighth class represents a cross-section of artists across genres and generations....Read More
 
2015 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees
6/26/2019 3:28 PM
The 2015 Memphis Music Hall of Fame featured artist like Justin Timberlake, Charlie Rich and AL Jackson Jr....Read More
 
2016 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees
6/26/2019 3:27 PM
The 2016 Memphis Music Hall of Fame featured artist like William Bell, Hi Rhythm Section band and Domingo "Sam the Sham" Samudio....Read More
 
2017 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees
6/26/2019 3:26 PM
The 2017 Memphis Music Hall of Fame took place Oct. 27, and featured artist like The Memphis Horns, Maurice White and Frank Stokes...Read More
 
2018 Memphis Music Hall of Fame Inductees
6/26/2019 3:26 PM
The 2018 Memphis Music Hall of Fame took place Nov. 1 and featured artist like George Klein, O'Landa Draper and Karen Brown....Read More
 
Memphis Music Hall of Fame: Here are the 2019 inductees
6/26/2019 3:15 PM
Ceremonies for Memphis Music Hall of Fame will take place Nov. 8 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts....Read More
 
Fourth of July in Memphis: From fireworks to a 5K, here are some ways to celebrate
6/26/2019 12:48 PM
Independence Day in Memphis is full of events for families and friends. Here are some things to do to celebrate the Fourth of July....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
From footwear to watches, here are 8 trends that will keep you stylish this summer
6/21/2019 6:00 AM
Here are eight summer trends that will keep you stylish as you hit the beach, go camping or just enjoy the sunshine....Read More
 
The Compost Fairy in Memphis wants your food waste — and it will give you something in return
6/20/2019 7:00 AM
The Compost Fairy is a Memphis non-profit created to help everyday folks dispose of their waste in a more environmentally friendly way....Read More
 
Viral Tennessee daddy-son duo land a Denny's commercial, and it's so cute
6/19/2019 10:01 AM
DJ Pryor and his son Kingston Jierre are back - this time in a super charming Denny's commercial....Read More
 
Everything you need to know about Miss Tennessee 2019 coming to Knoxville
6/21/2019 10:49 AM
Miss Tennessee 2019 will come to Knoxville after taking place in Jackson for 67 years and will decide who will advance to Miss America 2020....Read More
 
Commercial Appeal Open House
6/6/2019 12:19 PM
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Kanzi Store: celebrating Ramadan
6/3/2019 4:09 PM
Sisters-in-law start a business selling their decorative items celebrating the Muslim holiday of Ramadan...Read More
 
For God and country: A religious revival is climbing the charts
6/5/2019 5:41 PM
At least seven high-profile songs reference God or his son or wade into the spirit of Christianity....Read More
 
It's time to start sharing our lunch and performing other acts of unsolicited kindness
6/2/2019 6:00 AM
"In these times of bitterness and vitriol, isn't it time to start sharing our lunch? Or sitting on the porch with children and reading together?"...Read More
 
Puck Food Hall opens its doors to the public
5/31/2019 10:33 AM
Puck Food Hall on South Main downtown opens its doors to the public...Read More
 
Father's Day is June 16. Here are some gift ideas dads will love.
5/31/2019 6:00 AM
Whether these dads in your life like to cook, spend their time outdoors or look stylish, here are some gift ideas that are sure to please....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
FedEx Express faces 'significant uncertainty,' CEO Fred Smith says in fourth-quarter earnings call
6/26/2019 8:13 AM
The problems that have troubled FedEx of late didn't clear up in the fourth quarter, FedEx reported in its quarterly and year-end earnings Tuesday....Read More
 
Mitsubishi North America to move headquarters to Nashville area
6/25/2019 3:04 PM
The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee's stature as major U.S. auto hub...Read More
 
Railroad track maker celebrates manufacturing plant expansion
6/18/2019 4:34 PM
Cleveland Track Material and its parent company Vossloh North America celebrated the expansion of its Memphis manufacturing plant Tuesday....Read More
 
Working at a great place? We'd like to know for Top Workplaces 2019
6/16/2019 6:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal is launching its annual survey of Greater Memphis' best workplaces....Read More
 
‘Beyond just doing a deal’: Former UofM football player could redevelop Mid-South Fairgrounds
6/25/2019 7:51 AM
A stretch of Central Avenue could soon be redeveloped as part of the broad revitalization of the Mid-South Fairgrounds...Read More
 
FedEx sues over Department of Commerce export rules after Huawei shipping botches
6/24/2019 7:03 PM
FedEx has filed suit to stop the U.S. Department of Commerce from enforcing certain export restrictions against it....Read More
 
Grocery chain Aldi to open a new store on Summer Avenue; here's what to expect
6/24/2019 5:19 PM
Aldi will open a new location on Summer Avenue in East Memphis, as part of its national growth and remodel plan....Read More
 
Congressional watchdog to investigate disability consultant doctors
6/24/2019 2:23 PM
The announcement follows a Tennessean report that found some doctors in Tennessee were denying a high rate of applicants while reaping large sums of fees....Read More
 
Another FedEx slip-up draws Huawei ire as US awaits China's blacklist
6/24/2019 12:56 PM
FedEx is working on damage control after what looks to be another Huawei delivery mishap, which may boost its chance of landing on China's blacklist....Read More
 
Medical monopoly: An unusual hospital merger in rural Appalachia leaves residents with few options
6/24/2019 10:55 AM
Ballad Health is the only hospital provider for more than a million people in four states thanks to a law allowing two hospital systems to merge. Now it's cutting a NICU and a trauma center.Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
FedEx Express faces 'significant uncertainty,' CEO Fred Smith says in fourth-quarter earnings call
6/26/2019 8:13 AM
The problems that have troubled FedEx of late didn't clear up in the fourth quarter, FedEx reported in its quarterly and year-end earnings Tuesday....Read More
 
Mitsubishi North America to move headquarters to Nashville area
6/25/2019 3:04 PM
The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee's stature as major U.S. auto hub...Read More
 
Railroad track maker celebrates manufacturing plant expansion
6/18/2019 4:34 PM
Cleveland Track Material and its parent company Vossloh North America celebrated the expansion of its Memphis manufacturing plant Tuesday....Read More
 
Working at a great place? We'd like to know for Top Workplaces 2019
6/16/2019 6:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal is launching its annual survey of Greater Memphis' best workplaces....Read More
 
‘Beyond just doing a deal’: Former UofM football player could redevelop Mid-South Fairgrounds
6/25/2019 7:51 AM
A stretch of Central Avenue could soon be redeveloped as part of the broad revitalization of the Mid-South Fairgrounds...Read More
 
FedEx sues over Department of Commerce export rules after Huawei shipping botches
6/24/2019 7:03 PM
FedEx has filed suit to stop the U.S. Department of Commerce from enforcing certain export restrictions against it....Read More
 
Grocery chain Aldi to open a new store on Summer Avenue; here's what to expect
6/24/2019 5:19 PM
Aldi will open a new location on Summer Avenue in East Memphis, as part of its national growth and remodel plan....Read More
 
Congressional watchdog to investigate disability consultant doctors
6/24/2019 2:23 PM
The announcement follows a Tennessean report that found some doctors in Tennessee were denying a high rate of applicants while reaping large sums of fees....Read More
 
Another FedEx slip-up draws Huawei ire as US awaits China's blacklist
6/24/2019 12:56 PM
FedEx is working on damage control after what looks to be another Huawei delivery mishap, which may boost its chance of landing on China's blacklist....Read More
 
Medical monopoly: An unusual hospital merger in rural Appalachia leaves residents with few options
6/24/2019 10:55 AM
Ballad Health is the only hospital provider for more than a million people in four states thanks to a law allowing two hospital systems to merge. Now it's cutting a NICU and a trauma center.Read More




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Memphis Magazine:
 
NAR Policy is All About Appraiser Independence
6/17/2019 1:02 PM
The chair and co-chair of NAR’s Real Property Valuation Committee made a few remarks on video about NAR’s appraiser independence policy last week during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Mee...Read More
 
Monday Minute: Week of June 17, 2019
6/14/2019 5:06 PM
Both the House and Senate are in session this week. What issues should REALTORS® follow? Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization (NAR Statement); Unmanned Aircraft Systems Security; Collection of Beneficial Ownership Information ...Read More
 
North Dakota Appraisal Requirement Waiver Request
5/31/2019 9:10 AM
Comments on the North Dakota"s request for a waiver of appraiser credentialing requirements must be received by the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) on or before July 1, 2019.<...Read More
 
VA Appraisal Request Change
5/28/2019 2:44 PM
As of May 16, 2019, the Department of Veteran"s Affairs will require that the ordering of an appraisal related to the VA Home Loan program must have the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) be in  "Active or Pending" status.<...Read More
 
Are Hybrid Appraisals Becoming the New Normal In Real Estate Transactions?
5/15/2019 7:59 AM
With advancements in technology and the rise of big data, alternatives to the traditional appraisal field are beginning to become more prevalent in the U.S.Read More
 
NAR Comments on Appraisal Threshold
2/11/2019 2:36 PM
NAR submitted comments to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively “the Agencies”) on a the threshold for requiring an...Read More
 
In-Depth on NAR Commercial Members Work By Various Property Types
1/25/2019 11:42 AM
In 2017, NAR commercial members sold a median of nine industrial properties and eight office spaces.Read More
 
The Voice for Real Estate 94: Shutdown Rental Income, Committees
1/23/2019 4:40 PM
A review of IRS guidance on rental income and the 20% income deduction. Plus, Vince Malta speaks before the House Financial Services Committee.Read More
 
Window to the Law: Working with Appraisers
1/2/2019 2:56 PM
Charlie Lee discusses best practices for working with appraisers and the kind of communications that real estate professionals can have with appraisers.Read More
 
Third Party Liability: 2018 Yearly Update
12/19/2018 4:27 PM
In this section, we examine the liability of inspectors, appraisers, and other third parties involved in real estate transactions.Read More




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