KTiffany A. Hardekopf (Erickson)
Associate Appraiser


Professional Expertise

Tiffany is a seasoned professional with expertise spanning real estate appraisal, sales, property management, and home renovation. Specializing in diverse property types, including apartment buildings, commercial structures, and residential properties, she excels in providing valuation services for purposes such as easement valuations, mortgage financing, and eminent domain takings. As a licensed real estate salesperson, Tiffany adeptly represents clients in various transactions, covering residential, multi-family, commercial, agricultural, and vacant land deals. Her unique skill set includes property management, marketing, and home renovation, reflecting a holistic approach to real estate services. Tiffany’s commitment to continuous education underscores her dedication to staying abreast of industry trends, making her a valuable asset for private investors, lenders, and public agencies in the ever-evolving real estate market.

Memberships, Licenses and Professional Affiliations

  • Appraiser Trainee, Minnesota License No. 40424529
  • Real Estate Salesperson, Minnesota License No. 20585524
  • Member, Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors & National Association of Realtors
  • Notary Public – Exp. 1/31/2018
  • SFR – Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Designation, National Association of Realtors
  • CNE – Certified Negotiation Expert Designation, Realtor Negotiation Institute
  • HRC – Home Retention Consultant, Titanium Solutions
  • REO Certified Designation – REO Institute of Chicago
  • CVA Certified – Collateral Valuation Analysis, Asset Valuation Solutions
  • Member, NABPOP – National Association of Broker Price Opinion Professionals

Work Experience

  • The Appraisal Group – Associate Appraiser – August 2016 – Present
  • Chadwick Appraisals – Associate Appraiser – December 2014 to August 2016
  • Better Homes & Gardens Realty, All Seasons – June 2006 to 2017
  • MAA Properties – Property Manager, Marketing Director 2012 to present
  • Erickson Properties, LLC – Home Renovation & Property Manager 2001 – 2012


  • Normandale Community College, AFA Associate in Fine Arts Degree, Honors
  • Winona State University, Undergraduate Studies
  • Art Institute of Pittsburg, Undergraduate Studies, Marketing & Web Design

Continuing Education

  • Appraisal Principles & Appraisal Practices I & II
  • Basic Appraisal Practices
  • Appraisal Standards and USPAP + Continuous Updates
  • Basic Appraisal Principles
  • Principles and Practices of MN Real Estate I, II & I
  • Construction Principles
  • Agency Laws and Fair Housing + Continuous Updates
  • Code of Ethics + Continuous Updates
  • Risk Management
  • MN Supervisor / Trainee Course
  • Procuring Cause
  • That’s a Violation
  • Minnesota Disclosure Laws
  • The Cost Approach
  • Contracts & Distressed Properties
  • Fundamental Concepts of Analysis
  • History of the American Home I & II
  • Distressed Properties
  • Good, Better, Best; When Price, Quality & Value Matter
  • Commercial Land Valuation
  • Residential Leasing
  • Appraisal of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good Houses
  • Appraising Apartment Properties
  • Making Adjustments in an Appreciating Market
  • Appraisal Review
  • Residential Appraisal Review
  • Understanding Residential Construction
  • Appraisal Inspection
  • Land and Site Valuation
  • Introduction to the Uniform Appraisal Dataset
  • Sales Comparison Approach