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 CAMAvision® 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.


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

Web Hosting

No website, no problem! We have the Internet tools, keen design, and know-how to put your parcel data online.


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

Upcoming Events

  • Statewide Supervisor Conference-Iowa

    February 10, 2022
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown, 101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
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  • NDAAO (North Dakota Association of Assessing Officers) Winter Workshop Conference

    February 16, 2022 - February 17, 2022 @ 
    Fargo, ND, USA
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  • ISAC (Iowa State Association of Counties) Spring Conference

    March 10, 2022 - March 11, 2022 @ 
    Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, 833 5th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
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  • IPAI (Illinois Property Assessment Institute) Conference

    April 3, 2022 - April 8, 2022 @ 
    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Broadway, Normal, IL 61761, USA
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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