Zora Crabtree

Indiana Certified General Appraiser

Zora L. Crabtree


Ball State University,
B.S. Business Administration 1981


Indiana Certified General Appraiser –  License #: CG40700381

About Zora:

Zora L. Crabtree has been a State Certified General Appraiser in Indiana since 2007.  She has been associated with Traynor & Associates since April 2006.  Prior to joining Traynor & Associates, she was associated with Steven Graves Associates as a commercial real estate appraiser.  She has experience in appraisal assignments for easements and estates as well as special use properties, agricultural ground, apartments, single and multi-tenant office, commercial and industrial properties, subdivisions, development land and right-of-way.  She is an INDOT approved appraiser and review appraiser.  She has also been called as an expert witness in condemnation cases.  These assignments have primarily been in the ten county Core Based Statistical Area of Indianapolis and surrounding counties, however she has performed work throughout Indiana.  

Appraisal Course Work  Completed:

  • Appraisal Institute, Basic Income Capitalization – I310
  • Appraisal Institute, Advanced Income Capitalization – I510
  • Education Resource – Introduction to Real Estate Appraisal Principals – R100
  • Education Resource, LLC – Introduction to Real Estate Appraisal Principals – R100
  • Education Resource, LLC – Real Estate Appraisal Procedures and Applied Residential Valuation – R200
  • Education Resource, LLC – Standards of Professional Practice, USPAP – S220
  • Education Resource, LLC – Small Residential Income Property Valuation and an Introduction to Income Capitalization Techniques – R/G 240
  • Introduction to Income Capitalization and Real Estate Applications of Financial Calculators – G330
  • INDOT Approved Appraier, April 2008
  • INDOT Approved Review Appraiser, April 2011

Appraisal Continuing Education Seminars Completed:

  • Appraisal of Assisted Living Facilities 
  • Appraisal of Self Storage Facilities
  • Expert Witness for Commercial Appraiser
  • Appraising Partial Interests
  • Highest & Best Use in Market Value Appraisals
  • Appraising Today’s Manufactured Homes
  • Basic-Hotel Appraising – Limited Service Hotels
  • Understanding Luxury Home Features
  • Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
  • Appraisal Review – General
  • Land and Site Valuation
  • Supervisory Appraiser/Trainees Appraiser Course
  • Essential Elements of Disclosures & Disclaimers
  • Appraising Small Apartment Properties
  • Appraisal of Fast Food Facilities
  • Residential Construction and the Appraiser


  • Traynor & Associates, April 2006 to Present. Specializing in commercial, industrial, special use properties, development land, subdivision analysis and right-of-way appraisals.
  • Steve R. Graves Associates, Independent Fee Real Estate Appraiser, 2003 – 2006, specializing in commercial, industrial, special use properties, development land and subdivisions.