I've recently been explaining in my blog how Gilliam Appraisal Services has expanded to include vacant asset protection. Since most of Maine is now in 'damage assessment' mode from snow and ice loads, I thought I would share some photos. These are of properties that haven't been maintained.
This property had a new 2 car garage constructed just a few years ago. The owner probably thought since it was fairly new, and had a 12/12 pitch to the roof (12 inches of rise / 12 of run or span or 45 degree angle) that they were safe. Um... guess what? They weren't.
So, let's break down the numbers.
- Cost of Service to Maintain property with weekly inspections, decals on the windows and doors, reflectors for driveway, and roof shoveling [[ $50 ]]
- Cost of cleaning debris, dump fees, and reconstruction of garage roof [[ $3,500 ]]