The Importance of EBITDA

January 7, 2019

What is EBITDA?  How can EBITDA be used to level the playing field when comparing one company to another?  EBITDA is a crucial component to the valuation of that business.  Owner-operator income analysis is an important valuation tool in appraising a going concern business.

Typical “market lease rates” just don’t cut it for the valuation of special-use properties.  At Crown Appraisals, we use all the necessary tools to provide an accurate valuation of your business.

For more information, call (701) 478-3130 or email

Past Articles

April 17, 2018


Hi there! Welcome to our blog. We plan to use this space as a platform to keep you up to date on the goings on in the agribusiness industry! Before we get started sharing our industry...

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June 19, 2018

Choosing the Right Appraiser

Are there significant valuation decisions on your horizon?  How do you know you have the right valuation advisor on your team?  Does your appraiser really understand your industry?  Check out this clip for a few tips...

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July 13, 2018

The Three Approaches to Value

What are the key components to an appraisal?  What are the three approaches to value?  We look at a property or business through three lenses – the cost approach, the sales comparison approach, and the income...

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August 20, 2018

Confidentiality in the Appraisal Process

Are you aware of the importance of comparable sales in an appraisal analysis?  A thorough analysis of a comparable sale involves more than just confirming the sale price with the county courthouse.  What should appraisers do...

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