I am an
FHA-approved, certified residential appraiser in
the state of California. My license number is AR034868.
There are strict laws and ethical standards
regarding conflicts of interest where an appraiser also serves in
the sale of real estate. I will never do anything that would
compromise the integrity or high standing of my appraisal business.
Buyers and sellers must understand:
by state and federal governments, and is performed in compliance to legal requirements,
using specific procedures and forms.
Sellers choose the list
price - I don't make that decision for them. A seller's
list price does not constitute an appraisal by me.
Buyers decide what to
offer on a property; I don't make that decision for them.
A buyer's offer price does not constitute an appraisal by me.
I cannot/will not appraise any property in
which I have a personal or business relationship with either the
buyer or seller.
I cannot list any property that
appraised in the last eight months. (My rule.)
I do not give referrals
to specific lenders, to avoid any potential conflict of
Buyers and sellers must sign a
disclosure testifying to their agreement and understanding of
Appraisal is my primary business and I
abide by the highest ethical standards in its practice. While
this does place some limitations on me with regard to real estate
sales, it also enables me
to offer a more comprehensive high-quality service to a smaller
number of real estate clients each year.
For more information about my appraisal
services, please go to