When buying and selling real estate, it's imperative to understand the different parameters that affect property prices. Regardless of the property appraisal approach – cost, market, or income capitalization, to name a few – our team understands the factors that matter most. We provide real, honest feedback and analysis so when it comes time to make a decision, yours is a confident one.
Learn more about our appraisal team below and give us a call to get real feedback.
Our experienced appraisal team at F.I. Salter, a Real Estate Services firm based in Duluth, Minnesota, has been serving the Twin Ports and surrounding areas since 1890.
Sanford (Sandy) Hoff, Certified Real Property Appraiser/Broker
Sandy has been in the business for 35 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table in Property Management, Appraising, Consulting, Sales & Leasing and Property Development. He holds his Real Estate Brokers license with the State of Minnesota and is licensed as a Certified General Real Property Appraiser. He has also testified as an expert witness in numerous Real Estate litigation cases.
Ann Heimbach, MAI, Certified General Real Property Appraiser
Ann is a commercial real estate appraiser with a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ann has been appraising property for more than 25 years, and her background includes both commercial and residential appraisal work. Her current area of practice is predominately commercial and vacant land appraisals with clients including financial institutions, attorneys, property owners and government entities. Ann is a member of the Appraisal Institute and has been awarded the MAI designation.
Amy Marincel, Certified Residential Appraiser
Amy Marincel began her career with F.I. Salter in 2003 and is a Certified Residential Appraiser. She is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin with her main focus including single family homes, family income properties (1-4), vacant land and high-end residential homes. When she isn’t working, you’ll find her traveling, hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing or generally anything outdoors.
John Sillanpa, Certified Residential Appraiser/Broker
John is a residential appraiser with a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license in Minnesota and Wisconsin. John has been appraising since 1979 for clients including financial institutions, attorneys, relocation companies, government and individuals. His appraisal practice includes single family homes, 2-4 unit apartment buildings, relocation, foreclosure/REO, FHA, land, divorce, estate and review appraisals. John has also been awarded the SRA designation by the Appraisal Institute.
Macey Solomon, Appraisal Assistant/REALTOR
Born and raised in Duluth, Macey became a real estate agent in 2016 and hasn't looked back. In 2017, she joined the F.I. Salter team as an Appraisal Assistant and has since branched out into sales and leasing, adding to her already diverse skill set.
Whether you are upgrading, downsizing, buying for the first time or looking for a new space for your business venture, she is committed to making your experience seamless. Outside of real estate, she enjoys road trips, spending time with her loved ones, and coffee.
Angela Pass, Appraisal Assistant
Born and raised in Hermantown, Minnesota, Angela is a Residential Appraisal Assistant that has been with F.I. Salter since 2012. Along with being an Appraisal Assistant, she also has held her Minnesota Notary Public Commission since 1998. Branching out in 2018, she is also a Certified Notary Signing Agent and holds ta Real Estate Closing Agents License. In her free time, she enjoys quilting, antique tractors and singing with the Superior Singers.