- Forensic Tree Files
There are many different models in determining the value of trees, stumpage calculations, cost of replacement, and trunk formula just to name a few. From our experience our preferred model the cost of replacement model and here's why. Determining the value of a tree at times can prove difficult. People just don't buy and sell full grown mature trees, or at least they don't buy and sell trees that are over 10 inches in dbh. (Diameter at breast height) However, people do buy and sell trees from nurseries, and from these prices, it is possible to determine the replacement value of your trees. The goal of a tree appraiser is to determine the market value of a particular tree and in the same way that real estate agents will pull comps from previously sold houses within a given area, tree assessors do the same thing. By accessing our ever-growing nationwide database of trending tree values Treeappraisal.com he's able to give you the most accurate, and dependable, and defensible replacement value for the trees that you've had damaged.