Mrs. Lisa Saunders, ARA

Real Estate Appraiser,

Contact Details

1507 N Forbes Rd
Lexington, KY
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Work Phone: (859) 338-4690

Area of Expertise

  • Accredited Rural Appraiser-ASFMRA: Appraising Special Properties: Certified General Real Estate Appraiser-KY: Horse Farms: Conservation/Scenic / Historic Easements: Review: Litigation, expert witness, rail trail, Tucker Act, Rights Restrictions: Condemnation: Consulting: Rural Property Appraisals: Transitional Properties: Wetlands/Ditching Issues: Transportation Cabinet: contest taking values: conservation easements: 1031 exchange: rails to trails: Department of Justice: Forensics, Forensic Appraisals: FBI: Wildlife Habitat: Forest Easements: Park Expansion: Winery: Agricultural Mortgage Loans: Farmsteads (Rural Residences): over 25 years experience: BS: AG ECON: The Ohio State University: additional coursework: accounting: taxes, real estate salesperson: licensed sales associate, Land Professional with National Land Realty, : International connections in Monterrey, Mexico and Cairo, Egypt I have enjoyed selling hunt land, transitional land, farm land, conserved land, , beginning a sales career in February 2018.


I have appraised rural property since 1981. As a loan officer with the former Farmers Home Administration, Now Farm Services Agency, I learned to appraise primarily row crop farms in Central Ohio. I have had my own business since 1985. Making my way through becoming an Accredited Rural Appraiser, I earned the ARA designation in 1993 simultaneously with the Kentucky Certified General Appraisal license. My husband and two daughters have assisted with office work and business management along the way. The kids have shown Saddlebred horses and I am acquainted with the horse business. Since receiving the ARA, appraisals assignments have become more and more complex as I have performed multi-parcel appraisals for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, rails to trails programs, Department of Justice, along with many park expansions and conservation related projects. Yellow Book, the short term for the Uniform Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions is required for much of my work. My portfolio also includes helping many individuals and corporations value their real estate assets for business and tax purposes. Quality and integrity are assured. My two associate trainees and I would be glad to help with your real estate valuation needs.

Primary Occupation

  • Appraiser


  • Appraiser