Residential PROPERTY Appraisal Services
- Mortgage & equity loans
- Purchasing & selling decisions
- Estate settlement
- Real estate investment to include rental analysis
- Subdivision analyses & absorption studies
Our appraisers complete hundreds of residential appraisal assignments each year for a variety of clients including banks, mortgage companies, attorneys, accountants, realtors and individuals. Our appraisers keep themselves up to date on industry standards and take pride in adhering to the Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
Eminent Domain Appraisal Services
Commercial-Industrial-Special Purpose Appraisal Services
Roger S. Dunn, CG-336
Founding Member of Dunn & Metz Appraisal Group LLC
Roger is a Knoxville native. Prior to his private sector appraisal career, Roger was involved in residential construction and property management. In 1971 Roger graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B S Degree in Business Administration with a major in Real Estate. In 1972 he was employed by TDOT and completed the Right-of-Way Training Program. Roger attained the position of Chief Right of Way Buyer and was involved in all aspects of eminent domain property acquisitions in Tennessee. In 1985 Roger entered the private sector as an independent real estate appraiser.
Roger has been a real estate appraiser for over 40 years and his appraisal experience includes numerous residential and commercial assignments plus hundreds of assignments involving eminent domain for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and various local governments. Roger is currently pre-qualified with TDOT for appraisal and appraisal review services and has testified as an expert witness in state and local courts regarding eminent domain and appraisal issues.
When he is not appraising property, Roger enjoys family time with his wife, Cindy, four grown children and five grandchildren. His interests are primarily associated with outdoor activities to include fishing, quiet walks and time in the backyard tree house.
Fred H. Metz, SRA, CG-233
Founding Member of Dunn & Metz Appraisal Group LLC
Born and raised in Fairfield, Alabama, Fred Metz graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Public Administration and received a Master of Science in City Planning degree from the University of Tennessee. Fred began his appraising career in 1983 as a staff appraiser with First Federal Savings and Loan in Maryville, TN and after working with other appraisal companies and himself, co-founded Dunn and Metz Appraisal Group with Roger Dunn in 1995.
Fred received his SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute in 1990 and is an active member with the Greater Tennessee Chapter of AI having served as President in 2015. He is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser with the State of Tennessee and has completed numerous residential and commercial assignments across eastern Tennessee. Fred is currently pre-qualified with the Tennessee Department of Transportation for appraisal and review appraisal services. He has testified as an expert witness in state and local courts on market value, eminent domain issues, and damages to real estate from acquisition, contamination, and stigma.
Fred is active in his community serving on the Maryville City Council since 2008 and the Maryville Planning Commission since 1989. He and his wife Sophia have two sons, two daughters-in-law, and one grandson.
James A. Pryor, CG-1324
Jim is from Knoxville and graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1989 with a B. S. Degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance. He began his appraising career in 1990 and has worked on countless residential and commercial appraisals for a range of client uses to include mortgage lending, estate planning, and investment analysis. In 2003, he began doing assignments involving eminent domain appraisals for both TDOT and local governments. He has completed hundreds of eminent domain appraisals throughout East Tennessee. Jim is currently pre-qualified with TDOT for appraisal and appraisal review services.
Jim has also been an active real estate investor in the Knoxville area since the early 90’s with emphasis on single-family and multi-family rental properties serving the University of Tennessee graduate student population.
When he is not appraising or managing property, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife Kelly, his two teenage children, and his dog and two cats. He enjoys outdoor activities, UT basketball, reading, travel, and cooking for friends.
Pamela Dunn Shown, CR-4688
Pam is a Knoxville native who joined Dunn & Metz in 2010 to follow in her father’s foot-steps and earned her designation as a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in 2013. You could say it runs in the family! She knew she wanted a career in real estate from an early age, getting an Associate Degree of Applied Science in E-Commerce/Marketing in 2006 and going on to get her Affiliate Broker’s license as a Realtor in 2006.
Pam has experience in all facets of residential appraising including upper-bracket properties, analyzing plans and specifications for new construction, investment properties and vacant land.
When she’s not measuring houses and working on appraisals, Pam loves going to the mountains with her husband Jon and daughter Adelyn.
John A. Hicks, CR-2945
John has lived in the Knoxville area all his life and joined Dunn & Metz in 2015. He began appraising in 2002 and earned his designation as Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser. He is a graduate of King University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He has obtained approval by the State of Tennessee Appraisal Commission to be a Continuing Education Instructor.
John’s appraisal practice deals with residential and commercial properties as well as legal purpose work such as estate planning/settlement and expert witness testimony.
When not appraising, John can be found at one of the many Knoxville coffee shops or exploring Knoxville’s culinary scene.
ABOUT DUNN & METZ
Since 1995 Dunn & Metz has provided credible, well supported real estate appraisal services to East Tennessee lending institutions, governments, attorneys, and property owners. Considering an appraisal staff with over 100 years of combined experience in the appraisal field, Dunn & Metz is one of the most experiences and knowledgeable real estate appraisal firms in the region and covers 20 counties in East Tennessee. Residential, Commercial and Industrial appraisals as well as appraisal/consultation services involving Eminent Domain and complex valuations involving easement.