About Us

above11North Country Appraisals is dedicated to providing professional services that benefit your needs. In business for more than thirty years, H.D. Erickson (President) believes in completing all work with integrity, honesty, conviction and perfection. Expert advice, extensive experience in appraisals, consultation, arbitrations and real estate management – North Country Appraisals has all the necessary means to assist you with professional expertise in all your real estate transactions. Assignments are accepted on fully confidential terms and will be completed in a timely, competent and, professional manner. The firm maintains an extensive computerized database to serve you to the fullest potential. The location of our three regional offices in Kelowna, Vancouver and Prince George provide ideal circumstances to service your specific requirements.

Over his 40 years with North Country Appraisals and centered out of Prince George, Harvey Erickson (President) has completed appraisals and advisory services on almost all types of properties in the BC northern cities and communities including Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, Smithers, Houston, Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat, McBride and Valemount.  His travels has taken him many times to the Yukon and on occasion to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Downtown Kelowna AppraisalPlease visit his detailed experience page to learn more about these projects. The Prince George commercial office is operated by Harvey Erickson, AACI and Trish Ward .  Harvey continues to work from the Prince George office delivering services throughout the north central interior of the Province including communities such as Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake, 100 Mile House, Clinton and Cache Creek along the Cariboo Highway 97 corridor.  With Harvey’s past assessment experience in the Cariboo and the Peace River, the consultants in the NCA Group are well positioned to offer commercial appraisal services throughout the north  – enhancing the very name “North Country Appraisal Services”.

Okanagan Valley farm/ranch appraisalFor the past 14 years, Harvey has grown the NCA Group Brand in the City of Kelowna and the Okanagan Value contracting and specializing in Commercial advisory services.  This base of operations afforded opportunity to conduct several assignments in the Fraser Valley, Vancouver, North Vancouver and in areas around Roberts Bank, Delta and Richmond.  During this time, the NCA Group has developed a high level residential appraisal service.

With offices in Prince George and Kelowna, the NCA Group can offer discretionary services throughout the North Okanagan in the communities of Vernon, Salmon Arm and Kamloops – the very community where Harvey first started in the fee appraisal business and where he spent three formative years of his younger life. In 2009, NCA expanded into the Fraser Valley market setting up an office in Abbotsford with Trish Ward and Marvin Nickel, CRA providing residential appraisal services throughout the Valley including many communities in the lower mainland such as Mission, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, Surrey, Langley, Richmond and Delta.  NCA has used their Abbotsford location to expand its commercial based services delivered to financial institutions, municipalities and government agencies throughout the lower mainland. Under Harvey’s guidance, the NCA Group has established a separate Recreation Division – North Country Appraisals (1985) Ltd. – designed to provide appraisals, consultationOkanagan Lake Appraisals and realty advisory services to the recreation, back country, wilderness and tourism industry.  This Division is managed directly by Harvey who intends to spend his next 40 years in business delivering professional services and building lasting relationships.  His fondest goal is to fish every possible lake located throughout the central interior of the Province where he has privilege of having worked in his first 40 years In this time, Harvey has traveled and explored most regions, many lakes and waterfront locations in British Columbia including Vancouver Island and the Yukon Territories. Our Specialty Division offers appraisals for insurance purposes, market value estimates for buyers, sellers, investors and finance related business.  The company also provides professional advisory services to Crown Agencies, Ministries, Regional Municipalities and Trade Associations.

Partnership with Cascade Valuation Group

The NCA Group’s most recent venture is with Cascade Valuation Group established in the City of Vancouver.  Cascade is a three way partnership formed between Charlotte Ciok, AACIBill Gosset, AACI and Harvey Erickson, AACI.  Cascade Valuation Group’s primary focus is multi-family reserve plan studies, commercial appraisal and real estate consultation requirements.  This includes depreciation reports on strata title developments, insurance replacement cost appraisals, estate planning, acquisition, disposition, internal decision making, right-of-way considerations and expropriation, appraisal review, litigation and arbitration support, expert testimony, or mortgage underwriting, written by appraisal professionals with strong backgrounds and experience in the analysis of wide array of real estate holdings throughout the province.This association offers the opportunity for North Country Appraisals Ltd. (the NCA Group) to joint venture with Cascade Valuation Group to offer nine experienced professional appraisers with a diverse range of education, experience, speciality expertise and geographic knowledge base where we can offer high-grade advisory services throughout the province on virtually any type of property assignment.

Other Associations

PP LOGO - SMALLNCA Group maintains an association with Property Prospector Inc. ,which has multiple advisory services in specialized areas. Property Prospector also provides researching and analysis internally and externally via tailor made research and advisory reports on many areas involved in the Real Estate Industry. Internally Property Prospector provides a proprietary database for the NCA group in the Tourist Resort Investment and Hospitality industry sectors. As added services, the NCA Group is pleased to announce its association with TRISH Inc. – a company that specializes in Bed & Breakfast operations and back country ranch resorts and other boutique tourism operations.  Managed by Trish Ward, a long time associate and executive assistant to Harvey, Trish would be pleased to field any inquiries in the particular field of experience.
This brief tour of our history we hope will serve to familiarize you with what we have done in the past and the services we currently offer the community of the Province of British Columbia.  Please visit our associate’s home pages for the speciality services offered by the NCA Group.Feel free to contact Harvey directly.  He will be pleased to answer your enquiries and any questions you may have about our services and/or team at North Country Appraisals.