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Sam Middleton, Accredited Rural Appraiser - Owner of Chas. S. Middleton and Son

Posted in: Texas Ranches, New Mexico Ranches, Appraisals
By Chas. S. Middleton and Son


Qualifications of Sam Middleton, ARA

I am the owner of the real estate-appraisal firm, Chas. S. Middleton and Son, which was established by my grandfather in 1920. My father was active in this company until his retirement in 1988. My business in general consists of farm and ranch appraisals, and farm and ranch sales. I hold a Real Estate Broker's License in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. I have served numerous times as an expert witness in court. I have been appointed Receiver for the Court to manage and sell ranch property. I hold the designation of ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) through the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. The American Society conducts a mandatory program of continuing education for their accredited members. I am a State Certified Appraiser in Texas (Certificate Number TX-1321528-G), in New Mexico (Certificate Number 00739-G), and also in Colorado (Certificate Number 100019048).

Appraisal Courses

  • Rural Appraisal Course  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Eminent Domain Course  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Ranch Appraisal Course  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Advanced Ranch Appraisal Course  American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers
  • Grazing Lands and Cattle Ranches Appraisal Course  American Institute of Appraisers
  • Real Estate Appraisal Course  New Mexico Real Estate Institute
  • Real Estate Valuation - Oklahoma State University
  • Numerous short courses and seminars

Memberships

  • Texas Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (Accredited Rural Appraiser)
  • Past Director - Texas Chapter American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Past Director - Texas Society of Professional Land Managers and Appraisers
  • Board of Overseers - Ranching Heritage Association, Texas Tech University
  • Past President - Ranching Heritage Association, Texas Tech University
  • Vice President Endowment - Ranching Heritage Association, Texas Tech University
  • Past Member - Presidential Advisory Committee, Texas Tech University
  • Member - Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
  • Member - New Mexico Cattle Growers Association
  • Past Member - School Board, All Saints Episcopal School
  • Panel Member - Texas Real Estate Research Center
  • Panel Member - Rural Land Values Survey, University of Wisconsin
  • Past Director - National Windmill Project