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:
 
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
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Summer Smackdown: Which Home Is Your Favorite?
5/31/2019 2:03 PM
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3 Common Moving Nightmares (and How to Prevent Them)
5/20/2019 8:37 AM
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Quiz: Which Perfect Pool Is Cool for the Summer?
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DIY Backyard Fire Pit: Build It in Just 7 Easy Steps
4/29/2019 8:55 AM
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4/17/2019 8:29 AM
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4/16/2019 12:18 PM
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4/14/2019 2:58 PM
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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
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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
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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
 
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5/27/2019 2:01 AM
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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




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Alienware laptop, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, iPad Pro, and more for June 16
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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
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4/13/2018 7:26 AM
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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
 
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1/20/2018 7:45 PM
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Coleton Jennings making name for himself in outdoors business world
8/12/2017 10:00 AM
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What's new on the Little Red River? A party for six is one thing
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Wear A Life Jacket to Work Day provides boat safety awareness
5/20/2017 9:00 PM
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5/3/2017 12:04 AM
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Bartlett's Dale Sanders aims for Appalachian Trail record
4/28/2017 4:08 PM
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4/25/2017 6:25 PM
TSU biologists and state wildlife officials are looking for pygmy rattlesnakes....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
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Here are the acts set to perform during GPAC's 25th annual subscription series
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Ricky Skaggs, Sutton Foster, Bela Fleck and Stanley Clarke among those set for 2019-20 GPAC subscription series....Read More
 
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6/13/2019 7:00 AM
Sur La Table Chef Aaron Winters talks about his upcoming Craft Food Wine Festival...Read More
 
Craft Food and Wine Festival to showcase food artisans and chefs; here's what to expect
6/13/2019 7:22 AM
The Craft Food and Wine Festival in Memphis will showcase local food artisans and chefs. This event includes samplings of foods and craft beverages....Read More
 
News 2's Nikki Burdine holds her 'micro-preemie' baby for the first time 12 days after her daughter was born
6/13/2019 6:04 AM
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Grand Ole Opry brings authentic Tennessee music experience to Bonnaroo
6/12/2019 10:00 PM
The Grand Ole Opry has only ventured outside the friendly confines of Nashville a few select times in its history, but for the second year in a row one of country music’s most revered institutions will travel down I-24 as part of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.Read More
 
From 'Weird Al' to Florida Georgia Line: Things to do this weekend (and beyond) in Memphis
6/12/2019 10:00 AM
Music, film and arts events this week include shows by Florida Georgia Line, Boz Scaggs and “Weird Al” Yankovic....Read More
 
Johnny Cash statue to be unveiled in Cooper-Young: Man in Black is Man in Bronze
6/11/2019 3:47 PM
The Man in Black will be immortalized in bronze when a statue of Johnny Cash is unveiled Wednesday near the site of the singer's first public performance....Read More
 
Mempho Music Festival evolves in year three with more big names and small changes
6/11/2019 10:37 AM
Mempho Fest brings Raconteurs, Wu-Tang Clan and Brandi Carlile to heart of Shelby Farms Park....Read More
 
Mempho Music Festival 2019: Rock supergroup, rap legends and Grammy darling to perform
6/11/2019 10:36 AM
The Raconteurs, Brandi Carlile and Wu-Tang Clan lead the lineup for the 2019 Mempho Music Festival....Read More




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Commercial Appeal Open House
6/6/2019 12:19 PM
Commercial Appeal Open House...Read More
 
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 hit 200 — but Orange Mound reached a milestone, too
5/29/2019 9:00 PM
As the historic Orange Mound neighborhood turned 100 this year, long time residents of the neighborhood reflect on the community's impact in Memphis....Read More
 
Why all five of the Nashville diocese's new priests will be able to say Mass in Spanish
5/24/2019 5:27 AM
About one quarter of the priests in the Catholic diocese of Nashville speak at least some Spanish, but more are needed....Read More
 
Corky's BBQ, A Memphis tradition
5/22/2019 7:23 AM
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Memorial Day in Memphis: 10 things to do over the weekend
5/22/2019 7:00 AM
From events honoring fallen soldiers to concerts and cookouts, the Memorial Day weekend is packed with things to do in the Memphis area....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
VW union vote: Chattanooga workers decide against joining UAW
6/14/2019 10:29 PM
The election, limited to full-time employees, began June 12 and ended June 14....Read More
 
AutoZone planning Downtown Memphis expansion with 130 jobs averaging $80K salary
6/14/2019 5:22 PM
A planned AutoZone expansion has promised to add 130 jobs paying average of $80,000 each year to Downtown Memphis....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
 
The Central Station hotel will open in the fall in Memphis' South Main District
6/14/2019 4:26 PM
The Central Station hotel will open in South Main District's longtime transportation hub this fall....Read More
 
Germantown gym gives women a chance to hit — or kick — something; here's what to expect
6/14/2019 4:51 PM
30 Minute Hit Boxing in Germantown offers a boxing/kickboxing circuit for women only....Read More
 
Indigo Ag wants to use its tech to fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide in atmosphere
6/12/2019 4:31 PM
Indigo Ag announced the Terraton Initiative plan to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere....Read More
 
First Tennessee Bank and its Nashville ballpark to change names
6/12/2019 3:51 PM
The Memphis-based bank, with 250 locations across the Southeast, will become First Horizon Bank and the ballpark will be renamed with the new brand....Read More
 
New CBD dispensary Ounce of Hope opens in Midtown
6/12/2019 12:50 PM
Collin Bercier opened CBD dispensary Ounce of Hope in Midtown in April....Read More
 
FedEx, UPS take different paths in Amazon relationship
6/12/2019 5:00 AM
Amazon’s relationships with FedEx and UPS will contrast even further once June ends....Read More
 
An injury led this former football star to CrossFit; now he's opened a gym in Memphis
6/11/2019 11:53 AM
James Lancaster opens Deep River Fit CrossFit gym in Binghampton years after a knee injury ended his professional football career....Read More




Memphis Magazine:
 
VW union vote: Chattanooga workers decide against joining UAW
6/14/2019 10:29 PM
The election, limited to full-time employees, began June 12 and ended June 14....Read More
 
AutoZone planning Downtown Memphis expansion with 130 jobs averaging $80K salary
6/14/2019 5:22 PM
A planned AutoZone expansion has promised to add 130 jobs paying average of $80,000 each year to Downtown Memphis....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
 
The Central Station hotel will open in the fall in Memphis' South Main District
6/14/2019 4:26 PM
The Central Station hotel will open in South Main District's longtime transportation hub this fall....Read More
 
Germantown gym gives women a chance to hit — or kick — something; here's what to expect
6/14/2019 4:51 PM
30 Minute Hit Boxing in Germantown offers a boxing/kickboxing circuit for women only....Read More
 
Indigo Ag wants to use its tech to fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide in atmosphere
6/12/2019 4:31 PM
Indigo Ag announced the Terraton Initiative plan to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere....Read More
 
First Tennessee Bank and its Nashville ballpark to change names
6/12/2019 3:51 PM
The Memphis-based bank, with 250 locations across the Southeast, will become First Horizon Bank and the ballpark will be renamed with the new brand....Read More
 
New CBD dispensary Ounce of Hope opens in Midtown
6/12/2019 12:50 PM
Collin Bercier opened CBD dispensary Ounce of Hope in Midtown in April....Read More
 
FedEx, UPS take different paths in Amazon relationship
6/12/2019 5:00 AM
Amazon’s relationships with FedEx and UPS will contrast even further once June ends....Read More
 
An injury led this former football star to CrossFit; now he's opened a gym in Memphis
6/11/2019 11:53 AM
James Lancaster opens Deep River Fit CrossFit gym in Binghampton years after a knee injury ended his professional football career....Read More




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Memphis Magazine:
 
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
There were many new additions this year to NAR’s 2018 Commercial Member Profile, and among them was a look at commercial ...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
 
Property Values By State from 2005-2018
12/11/2018 11:41 AM
Home price appreciation is an important topic in today’s economy. Using data from the American Community Survey (ACS), we can analyze the gains and losses of property values over time. I estimated the median property values by state in...Read More




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