About Us

Real Property Valuation Services
1910 S.W. 84th Terrace
North Lauderdale, Florida 33068
Phone: (954) 722-4620
Fax: (954) 722-0249

Real Property Valuation Services, Inc., was established in 1986. Real Property Valuation Services, Inc. has completed varied appraisal and consulting assignments throughout the State of Florida. Real Property Valuation Services, Inc. is a real estate appraisal and consulting firm active in all phases of real estate valuation. The officers and staff of RPVS are qualified as expert witnesses in matters of real estate in Miami-Dade and Broward Circuit Courts and Federal Bankruptcy Court. Additionally, Real Property Valuation Services, Inc. has extensive experience in matters of condemnation and bankruptcy proceedings, retirement communities and all other types of residential, commercial, vacant and industrial properties.


Robert E. Transue

Robert E. (Ted) Transue is the president and founder of Real Property Valuation Services, Inc.. Mr. Transue is a state certified appraiser and has over 35 years experience in the field of real estate appraising and consulting. He is a member of the International Appraisal Institute and holds the prestigious designation of MAI from that organization as well as being a past president of the local chapter of the former Society of Real Estate Appraisers (Fort Lauderdale Chapter #204). He is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Broward Committee of 100, Inc., the Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Lauderdale Area Board of Realtors and is an authorized instructor for the former American Savings & Loan Institute, Nova University and the former International Society of Real Estate Appraisers.



  • Member of Appraisal Institute (MAI) designation in 1991 by the Appraisal Institute #8779.
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of Florida, License Number RZ364.

Professional Experience

  • Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Florida for over 35 years
  • Past President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter #204 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter #204 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers from 1973 to 1985. Held the offices of Treasurer, Secretary, Second Vice President, First Vice President and served on the following committees: Public Relations, Examination, Admissions, Research, Roster, Examination and Merit Award.
  • Vice President and Chief Appraiser in charge of the Appraisal Department of Hollywood Federal Savings & Loan Association from 1969 to 1982.
  • Fee Appraiser with Real Property Appraisal Services and M.A. McGarry & Associates from 1982 to 1986.
  • Formed Real Property Valuation Services, Inc. in February of 1986. Currently presides as President and Owner.
  • Previous member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Broward County. Previously served on the Education Committee.
  • Florida Real Estate Broker License Number 0243822.
  • Member of the Fort Lauderdale Area Board of Realtors, Inc.
  • Authorized Teacher for former American Savings & Loan Institute
    Authorized Teacher for Nova University
    Authorized Teacher for the former SREA Courses 101 and 102

Expert Witness

  • Federal Bankruptcy Court - Southern District & Middle District
  • Condemnation Proceedings in Broward County, Florida
  • Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Circuit Courts

Professional Courses & Seminars Successfully Completed

  • The Internet & Appraisers
  • USPAP “Core” Law for Appraisers
  • How to Appraise FHA Insured Property
  • Understanding Limited Appraisals & Appraisal Reporting Options
  • Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • Understanding Limited Appraisals and Reporting Options - General
  • Residential 101, Society of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Income Properties, 201, Society of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Special Applications of Appraisal Analysis, 301, SREA
  • Course VI, American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Real Estate Commissions Course #1 and #2
  • State of Florida Brokers' Examination
  • Society of Real Estate Appraisers Narrative Report Seminar
  • Society of Real Estate Appraisers Math-Statistics-Finance Seminar
  • SREA-AIREA Instant Mortgage Techniques Seminar
  • Capitalization Theory and Technique Seminar
  • Feasibility Analysis Seminar
  • Introduction to Investment and Feasibility Analysis Seminar
  • The Value of Leases of Leasehold Interests Seminar
  • Marketability and Market Analysis Seminar
  • How to Use Statistics in Everyday Appraisal Practice Seminar Cash Equivalency Seminar
  • FHLBB R-41B Memorandum Seminar
  • FHLBB R-41C Memorandum, Seminar

Real Estate Consultant

  • Extensive background in court proceedings. Performed real estate related consulting services and appraisals on various types of properties and proposed developments throughout the state of Florida for lenders, debtors, court appointed receivers and developers
  • Consulting services include feasibility analysis, marketability analysis, project mix, financing, site selection, highest and best use analysis, and valuation on a multitude of commercial properties.

Client References

Regent Bank
1100 S.E. 3rd Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Mr. David R. Mazza, Senior Vice President
(954) 765-0747

9350 South Dixie Highway
Miami, Florida 33156
Mr. Terry McGinnis, Senior Vice President
(305) 670-0200

Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman,
Rosen & Quental, P.A.
515 East Las Olas Boulevard 33301
Mr. Glen Goldstein
(954) 765-0500

First Eastside Savings Bank
9340 West Commercial Boulevard
Sunrise, Florida 33351
Mr. John Hoover, Jr., Senior Vice President
(954) 721-3400