Midwest Professional Appraisal – Appraising All Types of Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Real Estate in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota Since 1987
Residential & Commercial Appraisals
Midwest Professional Appraisal provides residential and commercial appraisal services to Wisconsin and Minnesota. Residential appraisal services are available in La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon counties in Wisconsin, and Houston and Winona counties in Minnesota. Commercial appraisal services are available in western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa.
- Matthew Rude, WI & MN Certified General Appraiser, FHA/HUD Approved
- Harry Helfrich, (Retired)WI & MN Certified General Appraiser
Meet the Midwest Professional Appraisal Team
Matthew Rude is co-owner and manages the Residential Division of Midwest Professional Appraisal, LLC. Matt has been with the firm since 1984 and has served as an independent appraiser since 1987. Matt is a Wisconsin and Minnesota Certified General Appraiser. He has significant experience in appraising all types of residential properties including single family residences, condominiums, vacant sites, 2-4 unit income buildings, and multi-family properties in western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota. Matt’s clients include most lenders in this area, private individuals, and government agencies. He is FHA/HUD and VA approved.
Harry Helfrich (Retired) is a Certified General Appraiser in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Harry founded Professional Appraisal Service in 1982 after appraising for 3 years with Wheeler Realtors of La Crosse. In 1987 he merged his company with Midwest Property Appraisers to become Midwest Professional Appraisal, Inc., the largest appraisal firm in western Wisconsin. In 2014 Harry transferred ownership and continued on as a staff appraiser with Midwest Professional Appraisal, LLC until his retirement in 2020.
Harry is one of the most experienced appraisers in western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota. He has appraised all types of residential, commercial, and industrial properties over his career. Harry is a great asset in retirement and with his vast knowledge of appraising is consulted with frequently.
David A. Eilertson, MAI, SRA, is a Certified General Appraiser in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. Dave founded Midwest Property Appraisers in 1976 after owning Hein-Eilertson Real Estate Company since 1972. In 1987 he merged his appraisal company with Professional Appraisal Service to become Midwest Professional Appraisal, Inc., the largest firm in western Wisconsin.
In 2014 Dave transferred ownership and is now a contract appraiser with Midwest Professional Appraisal, LLC. He is one of the most experienced commercial appraisers in southwest Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota. Dave has appraised all types of commercial and industrial properties over his career and has worked on many eminent domain projects in western Wisconsin. Dave has experience in appraisals for litigation purposes and has testified on numerous occasions as an expert witness.
Kimberly K. Foglia, MAI is co-owner and manages the Commercial Division of Midwest Professional Appraisal, LLC. Kim has been with the firm since 1999 and has served as an independent appraiser since 2006. Kim is a Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa Certified General Appraiser. She has experience in appraising numerous types of commercial, industrial, retail, and multiple family properties, and vacant land in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Kim’s clients include lenders, attorneys, private individuals, public institutions, and government agencies. Kim has experience completing appraisals for acquiring agencies as well as for property owners for eminent domain acquisitions. Kim holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.
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Helpful Links & Information
- National Appraisal Registry Find an Appraiser
- La Crosse County GIS Mapping
- City of La Crosse Assessors
- La Crosse County Tax
- U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
- Wisconsin Non-Conforming Structure Statute – This statute states if you have a legal Non-Conforming Structure, that it can be re-built if more than 50% damaged, as long as you build the same size improvement that was there prior.