Appraisals Done Right
Steve Backus, Principal, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License #369
Steve has been a Certified General Appraiser since 1992 and has completed over 10,000 appraisals during that time. He also holds his Salesperson license and has built 10 homes across the Cape & Islands. Steve has extensive experience in appraisals for refinance, divorce, estate planning, partnership buyouts and divorce and has established himself as the top appraiser in the area in both the residential and commercial sectors. More
After setting numerous track and field records while attending Nauset Regional High School, Steve graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Math and a minor in Economics.
Steve and his wife, Kate, split their time between Brewster and Nantucket with their two daughters, Sasha & Sophia, and their chocolate lab, Reese.
We have more than 30 years appraisal experience
We have been servicing Nantucket for more than 30 years
Over 10,000 appraisals done on Nantucket, Cape & The Islands
We have been servicing Nantucket and the Islands since 1985
Steve Backus is an SRA and a Certified General Appraiser in the state of Massachusetts. Experienced in appraisals for refinance, divorce, estate planning, partnership buyouts. Serving Cape Cod and Nantucket.
Erin Carson has now been added to the team. She is a Masschusetts Real Estate Broker and a Real Estate Appraiser Trainee.
Erin Lemberg Carson, Principal, Real Estate Appraiser Trainee License
Real Estate Appraiser Trainee License
Erin joined Backus Appraisals as a partner in 2016 after obtaining her trainee license from the state of Massachusetts. She has over 20 years experience on Nantucket building, developing, buying and selling real estate. In addition, Erin is currently a Massachusetts Licensed Real Estate Broker and Construction Supervisor.
Erin has been involved in many aspects of real estate including but not limited to:More
- single family
- condominiums including covenants
- seasonal, year round , triple net/commercial
and high end rentals
- house/structure moves and lifts
- constructions loans
- stick built and modular construction
- additions/light renovations
- tax abatement
- 1031 Exchanges
Erin is well versed in local zoning and has developed great and long standing relationship(s) with the local broker/real estate community at large; subcontractors/builders/designers; and local attorneys that deal with not only transactional real estate but estate planning, land use issues, etc. A former graduate of Nantucket High School, Erin obtained a B.A. from Connecticut College in Economics with a minor in Math. Erin and her husband, Scott, recently completed construction on a new home that they share with their sons, Camden & Keller, in addition to their yellow lab, Angus.
Contact Erin at 508.221.3787 or NantucketErin@gmail.com