Patricia Amidon, MAI

At Amidon Appraisal we specialize in many facets of appraising including Commercial, Industrial, Land, Conservation Easement and Residential among others. We are commited to providing our clients with a level of customer service that is beyond expectation. By focusing on the valuation of complex properties and indepth financial analyses, we are able to supply our clientele remarkably precise appraisals.

Some of our clients include:

  • Trust for Public Land
  • Maine Farmland Trust
  • Land for Maine’s Future
  • Falmouth Conservation Commission

Patricia M. Amidon, MAI 
Patricia M. Amidon, MAI, President of Amidon Appraisal Company, has been active as an appraiser since 1983 specializing in real estate appraisals with emphasis on research and analysis of comparable sales, rental, and expense data of income-producing properties; valuation; highest and best use analysis; and supply and demand analysis.  Ms. Amidon was formerly employed as an editor, writer, and public relations specialist.

Services provided by Amidon Appraisal Company include multi-family, commercial, industrial, and developable land real estate appraisals.  The appraisal of complex properties and appraisal for litigation purposes is the firm’s specialty.

Valuation Experience

  • Real Estate - a wide variety of property types including industrial, commercial, residential properties, and developable land parcels, both fee simple ownership and partial interests such as air rights and easements.
  • Eminent Domain - appraisals that meet the requirements of federal regulations regarding eminent domain takings.
  • Tax Assessment Review - analysis of real estate property tax assessment including private residences, waterfront properties, multi-family complexes, industrial properties, and hotels and motels.
  • Economic Studies - marketability and rental rate studies of proposed real estate developments for residential and commercial projects with focus on socio-demographics and absorption rates.

Teaching Experience

Ms. Amidon taught appraisal courses through the University of Southern Maine's Center for Continuing Real Estate Education.  She currently teaches a seven-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice update course.  These courses are required by the State of Maine Appraisal Board for state licensing and certification of real estate appraisers and continuing education.  

  • Maine State General Certified Appraiser #113
  • New Hampshire State General Certified Appraiser #523
  • Massachusetts State General Certified Appraiser #5724


  • Regular participant in educational programs of The Appraisal Institute
  • B.A. Anthropology and History, Kirkland College, Clinton, New York

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Amidon achieved the MAI designation (#09227) of The Appraisal Institute.

Expert Witness

Qualified as an expert witness in real estate valuation before Superior Court, Cumberland and York Counties, State of Maine; Federal District Court, District of Maine; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maine; Maine State Claims Board; and State Board of Property Tax Review.

Publications and Awards

As a writer and editor, Ms. Amidon has had numerous articles published in a variety of publications including the New England Real Estate Journal.  While editor of Nexus, a social service publication, Nexus received the Golden Scroll, a national award.  Ms. Amidon received the 1996 State of Maine Chapter of the Appraisal Institute Service Award and is listed in the 1998 Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.

Contact Patricia Amidon, MAI

Amidon Appraisal Company
477 Congress Street
Suite 323
Portland, Maine  04101
Phone: (207) 879-6056
Fax: (207) 879-0217


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

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