Able Evaluations Ltd.

About Us

Real Estate is usually the highest value asset in a person’s portfolio.  Whether you are a Lender, Property Owner, Attorney, Realtor, Company Owner or Investor, having a well researched, un-biased opinion of value is vital in assisting you to make important decisions.  As Certified and Licensed Appraisers, we are held to the highest professional standards and carry Professional Liability (Errors and Omissions) Insurance which protects our clients.  Our analyses, opinions and conclusions are developed and prepared in conformity with Canadian Uniform Standards and we are licensed by both the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the Real Estate Council of Alberta.  We are here to help!



Cam French, BBA, AACI, P.App Owner / President 

As an AACI, P.App designated member in good standing with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA),  Cameron has over 15 years of appraisal experience within Western Canada, specializing in the Central Alberta and Calgary Regions. In Calgary, Cam has worked for two of the longest standing Appraisal Firms, Floen and Sloan Appraisals Ltd, as well as Zindler and Associates Ltd. 


Throughout his career, he has gained invaluable experience; focusing on Feasibility Highest and Best Use Studies, Site Selection Analysis, Research, Property Sales, Due Diligence, Appraisal Review, Consulting and Land Use Planning and Law. Cameron's assignments have included Commercial Appraisals, Agricultural Appraisals, Farm Appraisals, Residential Appraisals, Judicial Expropriation Appraisals and ICI Appraisals.

Originally from Nova Scotia, Cameron now lives on a rural property east of Olds, AB, where he and his wife raise their children on a hobby farm. Cameron enjoys to travel, having visited over 35 countries to date in his lifetime. He is a certified PADI Dive Master and Assistant Instructor and enjoys fitness, currently playing on both the local Oldtimers Hockey and Soccer leagues. 


Cameron's previous appraisal experience includes:

  • Farms, Ranches and Acreages
  • Development Land
  • Judicial Expropriations
  • Services Stations
  • Apartment Complexes
  • RV and Mobile Home Parks
  • Convenience Stores
  • Restaurants/Lounges
  • Hotels
  • Industrial Properties
  • Office Buildings
  • Churches
  • Campgrounds
  • Golf Courses
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Residential Properties, amongst others


Cameron's Professional Achievements include:

  • Successfully fulfilling all requirements as set by The Appraisal Institute of Canada’s Mandatory Recertification Program for designated members;
  • Serving as a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser in the Province of Alberta, as authorized by the Real Estate Council of Alberta;
  • Designated AACI; P. App in good standing with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. 


Education:

AACI, P.App (Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute)                                           
Appraisal Institute of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario


AIC Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation                                        
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 


Real Estate Appraiser                                                                           
Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA)
Calgary, AB, Canada


Bachelor of Business Administration Degree                                                                    
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada


Valuation for Financial Reporting Certificate                                                        
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada    

                                                      

Machinery and Equipment Valuation                                                                 
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 


Able Evaluations Ltd. contracts a number of other certified Appraisal professionals on an as-needed basis and is happy to provide you with their credentials upon request.

Cam French, BBA, AACI, P.App
Owner / President Able Evaluations Ltd.
Cam French, BBA, AACI, P.App Owner / President Able Evaluations Ltd.