Northern Lights Real Estate Consulting is a residential and commercial real estate appraisal firm owned and operated by Gerhardt Klann and his wife Shila Klann. Gerhardt has his DAR, DAC, DRP and Certified Appraisal Reviewer Designations from the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (CNAREA) and is licensed by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). He was recognized as CNAREA’s Appraiser of the Year (for all of Canada) in 2016 and has completed over 7,500 appraisals. In addition, Gerhardt is an engaging public speaker and has delivered the keynote address at several conferences for investors, lenders and mortgage brokers throughout western Canada. Gerhardt developed his business skills at the University of Alberta where he earned a B.Sc. Forestry Business Management, with distinction in 1999. A former world class biathlete, Gerhardt brings a high level of focus and precision to his work. In addition, he is an active member of the community, serving as a volunteer for the Start 2 Finish Reading and Running Program and sits on the Appraisal Advisory Committee for the Real Estate Council of Alberta. Gerhardt and his hand-selected team of high-quality appraisers are passionate students of the Edmonton real estate market — with combined decades of appraisal, real estate and real estate investment experience. Their reports are well-regarded for their accuracy and precision, and can help you make sound real estate-related decisions based on reliable facts.