Who is Vanguard Appraisals, Inc?

Since 1968, Vanguard Appraisals, Inc. has been at the forefront of the mass appraisal industry servicing cities, counties and township Assessment Offices throughout the Midwest. We have had the privilege to appraise property in over 90% of the jurisdictions in Iowa as well as projects in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. In conjunction with our mass appraisal services, our programming team has developed our CAMAvison® software. CAMAvision, utilized in over 296 assessment jurisdictions, is continuously enhanced to meet the needs of our clients. Our software is flexible, efficient, and accurate, meeting the challenges of today’s Assessment offices. It is the only CAMA software system developed in conjunction with a Mass Appraisal Manual awarded the “Distinguished Research and Development Award” by the International Association of Assessing Officers.

At Vanguard Appraisals, Inc., we not only deliver a complete CAMA program, but continually provide hands-on service. At Vanguard Appraisals, Inc. our pledge to our clients is “Excellence achieved through people, products, and service”

Appraisal Services

From complete mass appraisal services to property reviews, to annual service maintenance and even giving you mass appraisal support services; Vanguard Appraisals, Inc. is a full service company.


Vanguard has an in-house technical support staff ready to answer your needs Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, CST.


Our real estate assessment software CAMAVISION® can be found in hundreds of jurisdicitions through-out the Midwest.  Find out how CAMAvision can help you!

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I will not hesitate to rave about your flexibility, excellent customer service, attention to detail and timeliness in the completion of tasks to my fellow assessors.Bill WigginsAssessor, Phelps County - Missouri
Vanguard Appraisals, Inc. are doing a great job, we have received nothing but good comments from the taxpayers…Tom MullenIowa Assessor, Howard County
This project has been such a wonderful success. Our office is excited about it and as the new “boss”, it is good to have something that pleases so many people so soon after taking over. Thank you for that... Vanguard ROCKS!Beth Weeks, ICACity Assessor, Cedar Rapids
We love the program and the staff are so helpful! We are now 8 years with Vanguard and we would hate to have to go back to [our previous CAMA provider].Mary & Don WalishekBrashear, Missouri
The software is so easy to understand and I love that, especially coming from somebody who is not the best with new technology and software.Jana Lynne Hopkins-SchimelfenigTax Director , Wells County - North Dakota