James Turlington

Appraisal Review Consultant

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Appraisal
  • Appraisal Review Services


  • Towson State University, Bachelor of Science
  • Formal Real Estate Appraising & Continuing Education - ongoing and including:
  • Review Theory General
  • Appraisal Review
  • Valuation of Conservation Easements
  • Appraising Historic Preservation Easements
  • Yellow Book Standards
  • Assisted Living Valuation
  • Fundamentals of Separating Real, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets
  • Appraisal Review Under UASFLA
  • Introduction to Appraisal Review
  • Appraisal Review Under USPAP
  • Understanding Environmental Contamination
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Valuation of Contaminated Properties


Appraisal Review Consultant, T. Gschwender & Associates, Inc. (2013-Present)

Holds two designations from the Appraisal Institute:  MAI (Member of Appraisal Institute) and AI-Grs (Appraisal Insitute General Review Specialist).  Also, holds a RPRA (Real Property Review Apparaiser) desgination from ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers).  As an Appraisal Institute General Review Specialist with over 30 years in the field, Jim brings a great depth of experience as a commercial real estate appraiser to our clients.  His experience includes private section, government and financial institution appraisals, specializing in commercial properties all along the Northeast Coast of the United States.  He is a Member of the Appraisal Institute.  He is the owner of TVA (Turlington Valuation Associates).


Appraisal Institute; Maryland Appraisers Association;  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers;  Maryland Certified General Appraiser;  Florida Certified General Appraiser


United States Bankruptcy Court, Baltimore City;  Baltimore County Circuit Court, Anne Arundel County;  Washington, DC, State of Virginia Bankruptcy Court, Harford County


Air Rights, Apartment Buildings, Auto Dealerships, Repair Shops, Banks, Bottling Plant, Bowling Alley, Churches, Cold Storage Plant, Condemnation, Condominiums, Convenience Stores, Country Club, Day Care Centers, Deep Water Facilities, Garage Buildings, Gas Stations, Industrial Buildings, Land–Industrial and Commercial, Hotel, Landfill, Manufacturing, Facilities, Marinas, Meat Processing Plant, Motel, Nursing Homes, Office Buildings, Oil Storage Facility, Parking Facilities, Racquet Club, Radio Stations, Restaurant, Retail Stores, Retail Strip Centers, Retirement Home, Salt Domes, Single and Multi-family Properties, Skating Rink, Theater, Townhouse Development, Trailer Parks, Truck Stops, Trucking Facility, Warehouse Facilities, Waterfront – Shipyard