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Advantage Valuation Group Inc. is a professional real estate appraisal firm offering a broad range of  services with respect to real property valuations. We provide reliable, accurate and unbiased Appraisal reports prepared conscientiously and in a timely manner.


With our extensive experience with mortgage financing appraisals, we offer Chartered Banks, Financial Institutions, Mortgage Insurer’s and Private Lenders a high degree of experience, integrity and understanding of their policies and requirements.


All appraisers contracted with Advantage Valuation Group Inc. are members in good standing of the Appraisal Insitute of Canada, have current Liability Insurance in place, and are licensed with the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA).  Great emphasis is placed on ongoing Continuing Education.

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Dena Knopp, CRA is the President of Advantage Valuation Group Inc.  She has experience in a wide range of real property valuations, with a focused specialization in relocation appraisals. Dena has been appraising since 2003 and also brings with her 10 years prior experience as a Legal Assistant, primarily in the areas of real estate, foreclosures and litigation.

Mission Statement

To provide a reliable and well researched appraisal report in a professional manner that includes sufficient detail and analysis to support the conclusions contained therein.

Dena Knopp maintains memberships in:

AIC Appraisal Institute of Canada




• Mortgage Financing

• Employee Relocation

• Foreclosure

• Matrimonial Settlement

• Estate Planning & Settlement

• Pre-Listing

• Bankruptcy

• Capital Gains Issues (including V-day - December 31, 1971)


Property Types:

The above services are available for the following property types:


• Detached or Semi-Detached single family homes

• Residential New Construction 'as if complete'

• Duplex, Triplex & Fourplexes

• Executive/Luxury properties

• Condominiums: apartment & townhouse units

• Vacant Residential Sites

• Country Residential Acreages

• Rural Acreages

Advantage Valuation Group Inc. completes appraisal assignments for current or retrospective market value for the following purposes:

Other Services:

• Market Rent Consulting Report or Schedule "A"

• Sales Data Consulting

• Construction Progress Inspections

• Market Research

• Appraisal Reviews

• Expert Witness


Who orders appraisals from us?

• financial institutions

• mortgage insurers

• appraisal management companies

• relocation companies

• mortgage brokers

• homeowners

• purchasers

• lawyers

• Bankruptcy Trustees

• Public Trustees

• Estate Executors

• Accountants

• Private Lenders


Advantage Valuation Group is based out of Calgary, Alberta.  We can complete appraisals on residential and acreage properties that are within approximately 100 km radius of Calgary, including, but not limited to:



•Black Diamond


•Bragg Creek







•Heritage Pointe

•High River


We do not service Banff, Canmore or Drumheller as data for these areas are not fully available on the CREB MLS. A local appraiser is recommended and we can provide referrals in that regard.





•Redwood Meadows


•Turner Valley

•Rocky View County

•Municipal District of Foothills

•Wheatland County

•County of Mountain View



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Advantage Valuation

Group Inc.

Dena Knopp, CRA

Real Estate Appraiser

Phone 403.830.6501


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