Bluegrass Valuation Services (BVS) was founded in 2009 by Lance & Meredith Shore. Lance and Meredith have been married for 15 years, and they have three children. Lance has been in the construction/real estate industry since 2001, and he has a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from McKendree University where he graduated Cumma Sum Laude. Lance was also inducted into the Honor Societies of Phi Kappa Phi and Upsilon Pi Epsilon while attending McKendree. Lance is a certified residential appraiser and a certified insurance adjuster. Lance has the following real estate related certifications: e-PRO, FHA, and CVR; he also holds the IT certification of Security+, and the rare Machinery and Equipment certification CMEA. According to the NEBBI, there are approximately 1,500 CMEAs in North America.
Lance was born and raised in Lancaster Co, PA, and joined the U.S. Army in 1992. In 1993 he went active duty and served in Germany, Bosnia, and KY. Lance has worked as a mechanic, truck-driver, lumber yard assistant manager, and has owned his own business since 2003.
Lance has 10 years of related work experience as an appraiser and has done an array of reports which include: interior/exterior appraisals, condos, 1-4 unit multifamily, land appraisals, estates, desktop appraisals, and reviews. Lance has appraised properties in excess of $4,000,000, unique and historical properties, farms, estates and lake property. Lance has been the top producer in the Louisville, KY market for BVS's desktop clients for several years.
Lance brings a unique mixture of objectiveness, technology, attention to detail, and hard work to BVS and as an independent insurance adjuster. Lance has developed an app for decreasing the time it takes to transfer data from the field to an appraisal report, and he is in the process of writing his first book on the appraisal industry.
Lastly, Lance expanded BVS's territory in 2016 by opening an office in Washington Boro, PA. From here Lance can now provide the Southeastern PA area with appraisal services as well as insurance adjusting for the region. BVS's focus for the future is our desktop line of products for all types of customers, appraising machinery and equipment, insurance appraisals and insurance adjusting.