Dave Towne

Dave Towne has been an appraiser for 13 years in WA State, and is a member of three appraiser associations. Works in a 'small urban' area, surrounded by open farm lands and forested hillsides in the suburban and rural locations. Assignments vary from waterfront mcmansions to manufactured homes in MH parks, small urban sites to large acreage tracts, and everything in between, with no consistency as to assignment type. Prior experience as a writer since high school, sales of various products for 30 years prior to becoming an appraiser, and believes appraisers should get out of their basements and interact with each other frequently.

Appraisers – Your Comments Are Important

Call to Action: this must be done by Tuesday, July 7th. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requests comments on amendments to the “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure rule, which proposes to move the rule’s effective date to October 3, 2015. Individual appraisers know it’s very important to disclose separately any add-on fees such as AMC fees or administrative …

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