About Moore Appraisal Firm

The Moore Appraisal Firm offers a wide range of valuation services from complex commercial properties to basic residential uses and everything in between. Please visit our list of services for a more detailed description.

Whether you are an informed home owner or a lender looking for assistance, we have the expertise to answer your questions.

Established by Jack B. Moore in Helena, MT in 1965, the Moore Appraisal Firm was the first established appraisal company in Helena. Over the years, two sons, a daughter, and a grandson have joined the business and continued the firm’s name.

We are a full service real estate appraisal firm with a wide variety of clientele including mortgage lenders, commercial lenders, state and local government, attorneys and private individuals. We pride ourselves on our strong community ties and our unswerving dedication to customer service. Our client-centered and relationship-oriented reputation is unsurpassed and well-deserved.

Our Staff

Joe B. Moore, IFAS

Joe began appraising with his father Jack, in 1975. Holding the IFAS designation through the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers, he works primarily on commercial projects. Joe is a native of Helena, with a background in the building industry providing a strong basis with which to support valuation services.

He provides commercial valuation services over a large portion of western Montana with an emphasis on detail and statistical analysis.

Active in many areas, one of his main focuses is on the outdoors, shown in his many years as a volunteer Hunter Education Instructor for the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Tim J. Moore, IFAS

Tim began his appraising career in 1987, after 15 years in the construction industry. With his construction background for support, appraising for all types of new construction is one of his specialties. The first 10 years were dedicated to residential appraising, with commercial valuation added to allow greater diversity of available services.

Tim is a native of Helena, with many community connections, having been active in the Helena Building Industry Association, Helena Area Habitat for Humanity, Farm in the Dell International and the Helena Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. After serving 8 years on the State Board of Real Estate Appraisers, he also has a broad based knowledge of current appraisal rules and regulations, along with having established contacts state wide, which has been invaluable when completing complex projects in many areas of the state.

He holds the IFAS designation through the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers.

Shaun P. Moore

Also a native to Helena, Shaun is third generation in the business and joined the firm in 2002. After joining in the Army National Guard just out of high school, he returned to and remained in the Helena area. Shaun holds a General Certification and practices in a broad range of areas including residential, commercial, and farm and ranch properties. He recently served a term on the Joint Helena/Lewis and Clark County Planning Board, and currently serves on the Real Property Valuation Committee for the National Association of Realtors.

Josh Adelblue, SRA

Josh holds a residential certification which allows him to focus on private and lending clients specializing in residential needs. 

Josh holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. The prestigious designation proves a commitment to advanced education, higher ethical requirements and elevated expectations for the appraisal profession as a whole.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Studies and has been with the Moore Appraisal Firm since 2016.

Polson Montana Office

We also have an office in Polson, MT that provides appraisal services in Lake County, including Flathead Lake and Mission Valley areas, including the Polson, Ronan, Charlo, St Ignatius, Elmo, Dayton and Rollins communities.

Click here to visit the Polson website

Community Involvement

We believe that part of our responsibility as a local business is to help improve our immediate community as well as the world around us. Belonging to local, state and national organizations and volunteering our services is our way of helping.

The Moore Appraisal Firm belongs to the following organizations:

• Appraisal Institute
• National Association of Independent Fee AppraisersIt’s that easy!
• National Association of Realtors
• American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

Local organizations we support financially as well as volunteering time and services include:

• Helena First Time Home Buyers
• Helena Area Habitat for Humanity
• Helena Area Chamber of Commerce
• Helena Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness
• Farm in the Dell International