What does it mean to do business with us?  Accurate, punctual, and personalized market valuations are what we deliver.  We stand out as a boutique style firm and our philosophy says that receiving your order is just the beginning of a highly valued relationship.   We encourage dialogue with every client.  We are friendly, not defensive.

Our reputation is very important to us.  At the same time, we recognize that often we have been selected to represent industry professionals such as brokers, banks, and insurance companies.  We strive to enhance these trusted relationships.

The business model is based on trusted, person to person relationships.  We embrace technology and are committed to the industry.  In an ever changing business environment, we are determined to maintain standards and practices to produce a reliable appraisal result.

Together, as a team, we are exceptionally committed these ideals.


Chris Kutyn

BA, MRICS (Retired), AACI

Owner / Appraiser

A committed family man, Chris has been appraising Real Estate both in England and on Vancouver Island for over 30 years. He has served on the board for the local chapter of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Chris has been an active volunteer on the local and international level. Recently he served with the Mentorship Program at the Trinity Western University School of Business.


Jim Bearman


Jim’s background is in finance and construction, and has been an appraiser since 2003. He has expertise in both the Comox Valley and Campbell River markets.  Jim is an avid dancer, especially West Coast Swing. He emanates an aura of magnificence which pervades the very atmosphere of our office!


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