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If you need an appraisal, you only need Compass.


Compass Land Consultants, Inc. puts our clients’ needs first. We go above and beyond to provide a professional, unbiased, independent, and accurate appraisal valuation. We meet deadlines and always go the extra mile to ensure your appraisal is accurate and reliable. We understand and recognize the value of ALL resources – above and below the surface, and we bring over one hundred years of broad appraisal experience to the table. Our Certified General Appraisers are timberland valuation experts supported by GIS specialists, as well as appraisal, forestry and real estate professionals. Each and every appraisal is uniquely tailored to meet the individualized needs of the client and the property.

Whether the land is tillable and irrigated cropland, grazing land, timberland, mining property, or lake, river, or island property, the Compass team of highly experienced appraisers have the experience and cutting edge tools required to accurately appraise properties of any and all types. Our appraisal specialties also include multi-easement appraisals, expert witness and litigation support, mineral rights and eminent domain.

We Value Nature.

  • All types of land appraisals, including:
  • Timberland
  • Eminent Domain and Litigation Support
  • Tillable and Irrigated Cropland
  • Grazing Land
  • Conservation Easements
  • Trail Easements for Public Recreational
  • Mineral Rights and Mining Property
  • Lake, River, and Island property
  • Camps, clubs, golf courses, and the like
  • 5 Certified General Appraisers on staff
  • Timberland valuation experts
  • Several experienced foresters – now key appraisers
  • Certified Appraisers supported by appraisal & forestry staff
  • Multiple, full-time, in-house GIS specialists
  • Qualified Expert Witness Testimony in SD, ND, WI, MI, MN
  • UASFLA (yellow book) Credentials
  • Clients such as Consumer Energy, American Transmission Co., The Nature Conservancy, Xcel Energy, TIMOs/REITs, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics and other State and Federal agencies.
  • Timber, Cropland, Minerals
  • Conservation Easements
  • Land-exchanges
  • IRS
  • Income-producing properties
  • Submerged lands (wetlands) & islands
  • Contaminated properties
  • Tax-assessment appeals
  • Golf courses, ATV & snowmobile trails
  • Railroad corridors
  • Large utility easement projects in WI, MI, MN, ND
  • Endangered species impact studies
  • Land valuations made in 24 States and 2 Canadian Provinces
  • Since 2012, have conducted market studies, appraisal services, and litigation support on over 730 parcels in WI, MI, MN, & ND.
  • Currently handling 350 individual parcels within 3 large high-voltage transmission line, gas pipeline, and highway reconstruction projects.
  • Over 5.0 million acres appraised
  • Have appraised 14 million acres in Canada
  • Appraised the 800,000-acre Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness
  • ND segment of Dakota Access – 1,170 miles of pipeline in 6 counties