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Leader in the Appraisal of

Complex Properties Since 1926

 


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Pritchard & Abbott, Inc., is a professional appraisal consulting firm specializing in mass appraisal techniques for ad valorem tax purposes as well as offering fee appraisal expertise for unique or complex properties upon request. P&A’s roots are in the appraisal of oil and gas producing properties, being founded in 1926 by Judge E. S. Pritchard, an attorney.  Judge Pritchard and John L. Abbott, a Petroleum Geologist, teamed up to appraise oil and gas producing properties in the early 1930's.  Based on its reputation for cost-effective and professional appraisal work, as well as individual attention given to our clients, the company has become the largest property tax appraisal firm of minerals, industrial, utility and personal property  in Texas.  P&A is employed and respected for their work in many other States as well.

Pritchard & Abbott, Inc., cultivates close geographical ties to its clients by maintaining district offices in Fort Worth, Amarillo, Houston, and Henderson, Texas.  The Fort Worth district has a satellite office in  San Angelo, Texas. The Fort Worth location also serves as home office, incorporating the firm’s Administrative Services, Engineering Services  and Information Services  departments. Each district office is staffed with personnel offering dependable and professional appraisal expertise for:

  • oil and gas producing properties and related personal property;
  • drilling rigs, field compressors, tank farms and oilfield service companies;
  • oil and gas pipeline and gathering systems and pump stations;
  • trucking and dirt contractors;
  • coal, lignite, clay, sulphur and uranium mines;
  • telephone, microwave, cable television, cellular and other telecommunications properties;
  • railroads;
  • commercial and residential real estate;
  • electric generation, transmission and distribution facilities;
  • refineries, chemical, petrochemical, cement, gypsum, lumber, paper, aluminum and many  other types of manufacturing plants and facilities.

In addition to these appraisals performed for governmental entities for annual property tax assessments, Pritchard & Abbott, Inc., offers nonrecurring, independent, or third-party appraisals of unique and complex properties to public or private entities for estate tax, acquisition or divestiture, financial planning, or verification of asset value for bank line of credit purposes.

Pritchard & Abbott’s reputation has been built by being the leading provider of appraisal and information services in the ad valorem tax business.   Our progressive Information Services  department provides reliable customer support to on-line clients as well as developing and supporting PC-platform based appraisal and collection software packages.  In addition, we provide Mapping, digitizing, and record retention  services.