Acadiana Appraisals & Consulting, LLC is a residential real estate appraisal company servicing the Acadiana region.




In business since 2013, Acadiana Appraisals & Consulting, LLC has experience appraising various property types including detached single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums, 2-4 family housing, manufactured homes, and vacant land.  We work closely with lenders, private homeowners, attorneys, and clients working through divorces and successions.  Our services include preparing appraisal reports, pre-listing measurements, and consulting.


We understand the importance of having trust and confidence in your appraisal and valuation services.  Our goal is to be your partner throughout the appraisal process. 


Our priorities set us apart:

 – Emphasis on superior customer service

 – Communication, communication, communication!

 – Technology and data driven

 – Values that are supported, honest, and unbiased

 – Industry and local expertise



Meet our team


Lane is a certified residential real estate appraiser and owner of Acadiana Appraisals & Consulting, LLC.

He was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He is a graduate of Louisiana State University.  In 2019, he achieved is SRA Designation with the Appraisal Institute.

Lane has extensive experience appraising properties in the parishes of Lafayette, Iberia, Vermilion, St. Landry, and St. Martin.  Since 2013, he’s completed over 4,500 appraisals.

He’s actively involved with local, state, and national real estate and appraisal organizations.  Lane achieved his RAA designation with the National Realtors Association and currently serves on the MLS User Group.  He’s served as the Treasurer and Congressional District Representative for the Louisiana Real Estate Appraiser Coalition since 2020.  Lane is also an active member of the national Appraisal Institute.



CONNOR ROMERO, Appraiser Trainee

Connor is a real estate appraiser in training under the guidance of Lane Duplechin, SRA.  He is in the process of completing the required coursework and hours to become a certified real estate appraiser.

Born and raised in South Louisiana, Connor graduated from Teurlings Catholic High School in 2016.  He decided to stay close to his hometown and graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2020 with a degree in Business Administration.

MELISSA DUPLECHIN, Operations Manager

Melissa manages the office and administrative tasks at Acadiana Appraisals & Consulting, LLC.  She joined the team in 2021.

Melissa is originally from Lafayette and graduated from Acadiana High School.  She received her bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Business Administration.  Prior to joining Acadiana Appraisals & Consulting, Melissa worked in the Finance department at a local bank for 15 years.



CHELSEA COURVILLE, Office Administrator

Chelsea handles all the office functions.  She answers the phone, manages emails, corresponds with clients, and schedules appointments.

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