Bob has been a resident of Carteret County, NC since 1977. He opened his real estate appraisal and consulting office, Mashburn Appraisal Group, in December 1999. Since that time he has provided commercial and residential appraisal expertise primarily in eastern North Carolina. Since 2005 his firm has focused exclusively on commercial real estate appraising and consultation.

Mashburn Appraisal Group offers appraising and consulting services to lending institutions, buyers, sellers, owners, investors, developers, attorneys, and public agencies. A partial list of Bob’s clients include First Citizens Bank, RBC Bank, TrustAtlantic Bank, SunTrust Bank, First Bank, Marine Federal Credit Union, Sound Bank, Bank of America, BB&T, East Carolina Community Development, Inc., North Carolina Railroad Company, Small Business Administration, Chicago Title Insurance Co., US Environmental Protection Agency and most of the municipalities of Carteret County, NC.

His experience encompasses a wide diversity of property-types including vacant land, single-unit and multi-unit dwellings, single-unit and multi-unit office buildings, single-unit and multi-unit retail buildings, fast food franchises, hotels, industrial properties, proposed condominium developments, proposed subdivisions, and feasibility and market studies. He has had experience with several bankruptcy proceedings the most recent being Case No.: 08-07082-8-JRL in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern Division of North Carolina.

Bob also has experience in real estate brokerage, real estate development and management; single-unit and multi-unit dwelling construction, and commercial construction; and has owned and operated two retail businesses. He is a Designated Member (MAI) of the Appraisal Institute, a founding member of the Designated Appraisers Coalition, and a member of the North Carolina Professional Appraisers Coalition. Bob has trained several other appraisers, one of whom is his son Chris. Chris was awarded his designation (MAI) from the Appraisal Institute in 2015.

Bob and his wife, Gaye, have four grown children and eight grandchildren. Away from appraising Bob enjoys time with his family, cooking, hiking, music and kayaking. He is a member of the Advisory Board for The Salvation Army of Carteret County.

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