Kay Van Hoesen is founder, senior appraiser and owner of Certifax, Inc. with local appraisal experience since 1986. Together, she and her staff have developed more than 35,000 appraisals and consulted with more than 3,500 clients on real estate valued at more than $7 Billion.

Kay is a state certified residential real estate appraiser in South Carolina as well as FHA-approved. Additionally, she is a licensed real estate broker in South Carolina and a participating member of both the National Association of Realtors and the Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors.

 Certification / Licenses:    Appraisal:  SC # CR 195


FHA/HUD Approved Appraiser

Brokerage: SC License # 29627 • SC Office Code: REO.2475 OFC

Unlike most communities across the U.S., the Myrtle Beach and Grand Strand area (see service area) offers a multitude of markets:

  • Oceanfront condos (high-rise, low-rise and mid-rise)
  • Oceanfront, second-row and third-row homes
  • Off-the-beach properties
  • Detached condos
  • Townhouses
  • Duplexes, Triplexes and Quads
  • Intracoastal Waterway homes and condos
  • Lakehomes
  • River property
  • Rural residential
  • Planned unit developments
  • Zero-lot-line PUDS
  • Patio homes
  • Golf course communities (more than 100 golf courses)
  • Retirement communities
  • Manufactured and modular homes
  • Equestrian estates
  • Channel homes
  • Gated communities
  • Condotels
  • Fee Simple and Leasehold Residential

With solid experience in these and more property types, among real estate appraisers in Myrtle Beach, the appraisers at Certifax are recognized for their vast scope of the market, professional expertise and exacting standards.

Our team of veteran experts is seasoned and skilled to dissect the complexities and nuances of each neighborhood, delivering scrupulously researched, authoritative reports in an easy-to-understand format.