Cape Cod's Specialist in Residential Property Valuations


Appraiser Profile

Jim Beauchaine from Barnstable Appraisal ServicesJames Beauchaine is a Massachusetts Certified Residential Appraiser and is the principal of Barnstable Appraisal Services. Mr. Beauchaine is the primary appraiser for all assignments and personally conducts all subject-property inspections and valuation analyses.

James began his appraisal career in 1986 as part of an established family appraisal business- “Beauchaine Appraisals”. While his father (Arthur) and brother (John) focused on commercial, industrial & business valuations, James developed the residential segment of the practice, specializing in complex residential properties on Cape Cod, Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

His love of Cape Cod and fascination with its diverse & dynamic real estate market later led him to establish his own firm, Barnstable Appraisal Services. With a specialization in residential properties within Barnstable County (Cape Cod), this focused approach has allowed him to more fully develop his expertise in this often challenging market area. During the past twenty-five years, James has earned a reputation as an ardently unbiased appraiser with a commitment to integrity, sound reasoning, thorough data collection, and market-based value conclusions.

Along with thousands of “standard” residential appraisal assignments, Mr. Beauchaine has also been trusted with the appraisal of numerous unique and complex properties. These assignments have included ocean-front estates, historic residences within the “Olde Kings Highway” district, custom luxury homes….and Hyannis Port’s most famous family compound.

Mr. Beauchaine is a graduate of Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administrations (Cum Laude). Ongoing appraisal-specific education includes numerous courses & seminars completed annually from the Appraisal Institute and the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers. In addition to state certification, Mr. Beauchaine is also a H.U.D. approved F.H.A appraiser.

Mr. Beauchaine is a “year round” Cape Codder, where he resides with his wife and two children.

A comprehensive résumé / qualifications page can be furnished to clients upon request.