Residential, Commercial and Insurance Appraisals.
Our company enjoys a rich heritage established by Schoenne Appraisals Ltd. in Penticton, BC over the past 30 years. In 2015, Harvey Erickson, AACI, P.App acquired the business operations that now operate as part of the North Country Appraisals Group of Companies that have associated offices in Kelowna, Abbotsford and Chilliwack.
Our operations focus on residential, commercial appraisals and consulting throughout the South Okanagan of British Columbia.
We service the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Okanagan Falls, Oliver and Osoyoos along Highway 97 – west to Grand Forks, the Boundry Country and east to Princeton and out to Manning Park along Highway 3.
Our services include residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality – motel & hotel, recreation and water front properties, vineyards, wineries, orchards and farms. We also provide litigation and expropriation services through a team of highly skilled appraisers.
Our associated company, Guardian Insurance Appraisals Inc. provides quality replacement cost appraisals, depreciation reports for strata corporations, insurance brokers and private business. We offer replacement cost appraisals on back country lodges, fishing resorts and recreational properties throughout the South, Central and North Okanagan, North Thompson, the Chilcotin and the Cariboo.
Harvey Erickson has over 50 years of experience as a Real Estate Appraiser and Advisor. His time and experience in the market provides his clients with a competitive economic advantage in making decisions based on sound practical advice and professionally formulated opinions.Harvey loves business of all kind and if he could, he would offer his well-earned knowledge and skills for another 50 years. He is presently mentoring Craig Bakala in the art of residential appraisals. He is supported by our Executive Office Administrator, Tammy McKenzie, these three people offer a dynamic, knowledgeable, professional group of real estate analysts.
In his off-time Harvey can be found travelling the world, exploring, living life spending summer hours at his Mable Lake home.
Bryan Chambers has been a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada for over 30 years. He has worked for government agencies, banks and private firms.
Starting with A -1 Appraisals Ltd in 2005 he worked towards obtaining his AACI designation and became the owner of the company in 2015. He has specialized in high end custom lake front homes and acreages, as well as commercial, industrial and development properties in the Central Okanagan for the past 20 years. The last three years Bryan has been an associate at NCA Commercial Inc. completing primary commercial property appraisals. More recently he has joined the North Country Appraisals Group and completes all types of assignments in the Okanagan and East Kootenays for lending, court, estate, and insurance purposes.
Bryan is the past president of the Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia Association and has sat on the AIC Board of Review for oral exams.
Alireza Nafisi, AACI, P. App, P. Eng, PMP
Commercial & Residential Appraiser
Bio coming shortly.
Craig’s bio coming shortly.
Bruce Chenuz, B.A., RFPP
Reserve Fund Analyst
Bio coming shortly.
Tammy is our Office Manager for our North Country Appraisals Group of Companies which includes Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd.
She has over 20 years of administrative experience in real estate working with Realtors, mortgage brokers, strata managers and most importantly with the public.
She joined our group 7 years ago and we have never looked back – developing our book of business in Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd. in Penticton, Cascade Valuation Group in the Fraser Valley and supporting the operations of Harvey’s Executive Business – North Country Appraisals Ltd. throughout British Columbia. We have also developed a specialty service – Guardian Insurance Appraisals Inc. which offers replacement cost insurance appraisals, depreciation/reserve fund studies and fire insurance loss estimates.
When not working Tammy can be found boating, exploring the outdoors and just being a good friend in her very wide circle of friends. Tammy is born and raised in Kelowna and breathes and lives the Beautiful Okanagan.
We are pleased to have her as our quarterback on our team in the game of business.
Andy is our Operations Manager for our North Country Appraisals Group of Companies which includes Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd.He has over 30 years of sales & management experience. He strives to help create the best team and implement strategic systems & processes to ensure success and simplicity for all.
He has worked in the motorsports industry, both distribution & retail for 25 years. He has successfully helped companies grow exponentially while assisting to implement new systems & processes. While he still enjoys riding on and off road he also likes to occasionally “donate” fishing lures around the many scenic lakes in BC.