This article first appeared in Appraisal Buzz Magazine. Never miss out on the industry news! Subscribe here to receive your copy of the 2019 Appraisal Buzz Magazine. It’s been nine months since big new changes to the tax law were implemented, but the effects on the housing market in particular haven’t yet manifested. Why? There were three different changes to …Read More »
David DeMello is the VP of Valuation Operations for HouseCanary in San Francisco, California. He is a certified general appraiser with 18 years of experience in both residential and commercial property valuation. His appraisal expertise spans valuation of office, retail, industrial, subdivisions, master planned communities, Mello-Roos and Assessment Districts, to single-family, multi-family, and income residential, and he has served as an expert witness for valuation related legal proceedings, including eminent domain. David earned his MBA, Finance from the CSU, Sacramento, in 2002. For 14 years prior to being recruited to HouseCanary, David was EVP, Chief Appraiser for a large national AMC and BPO provider, where he was responsible for valuation quality across all product lines and the primary architect of automated review platforms for supporting internal review and report risk scoring, which, in like capacity were also used by industry leaders, including Freddie Mac as a component of Loan Collateral Advisor. His team at HouseCanary leads the effort for ongoing development and refinement of appraisal solutions… overseeing and optimizing valuation operations, including implementing and optimizing processes, products and overseeing larger partner performance.