Lake Geauga Appraisals

About Lake Geauga Appraisals

Your source for independent residential appraisals

Whether you own a cabin, an estate, or even an island, you have found the premier appraiser to properly analyize its market value.

Valuing your Home... and Your Business!

The logo, "Valuing Your Home... and Your Business" concisely summarizes the theme of Lake Geauga Appraisals.  The one and only service offered is residential real estate appraisals of the highest quality.  And, your business is appreciated!

Cynthia C. Casto

SInce 1977 Cynthia C. Casto has prepared independent, impartial, and objective appraisals of residential real estate throughout lake and Geauga Counties in Northeastern Ohio.

Contact Information

Lake Geauga Appraisals

Cynthia C. Casto

17930 Owen Rd., Middlefield, OH 44062


Appraiser Qualifications


1997--present: Lake Geauga Appraisals -- Sole Proprietor

1990--1997: Northern Ohio Appraisals --Sole Proprietor

1986--1990 Northern Ohio Appraisals: Partner     

1980--1986 Northern Ohio Appraisals:  Sole Proprietor    

1974--1980 Northern Ohio Real Estate Appraisal Company: Appraiser

Professional Certification

State of Ohio Certified Residential Appraiser current through 06/18/2018

Range of Appraisal Assignments

More than 7,500 appraisals of vacant land and one to four family residential properties valued for appropriation, litigation, probate, estate planning, taxation, insurance, relocation, feasibility, and damage compensation purposes


Qualified expert witness in Lake and Geauga Courts of Common Pleas and in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; Court appointed probate appraiser; appearances before the Boards of Revision in Lake and Geauga Counties; Court appointed Commissioner in Lake County.

Appraisal Education

Over 600 hours of appraisal education successfully completed including, but not limited to, Residential, Income Capitalization, Condemnation Courses and Instructors Conferences through the N.A.I.F.A.; Boeckh's and Marshall/Swift Cost seminars for residential, agricultural, commercial, industrial and institutional property valuation; Mortgage Equity, Applied Math, Investment Analysis, Computer, Solar Energy, Coastal Erosion, Tree Valuation, and Log Home Inspection seminars; Relocation Conferences; Applied Residential Property Valuation through the Society of Real Estate Appraisers

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice classes attended & successfully completed March 1990, June 1994 & March 2001 with update courses completed in January 2003, April 2004, April 2005, July 2006, April 2008,  April 2010, and December 2011, December 2013, December 2015, December 2017