Tuesday , 17 September 2019

Don Clark

Don Clark
Charles (Don) Clark has 41 years experience in the real estate profession as a salesperson, broker, and real estate appraiser. He is a State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in Virginia and North Carolina, and is designated as a Green Valuation Specialist. He specializes in real estate appraisal, education, and consulting. Don also does peer review and assistance in assisting appraisers in answering complaints of state boards and other regulatory agencies. He is also licensed or certified to teach appraisal pre-licensure courses in Virginia and North Carolina. He holds a degree in real estate from St. Leo College, St. Leo, Florida, is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor and has been active in the profession since 1972.

Appraisal Inspections (Pitfalls & Perils)

Say what? Well, let’s take a look at what an inspection of a property, for appraisal purposes, is all about. First, what does our standards of practice, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) say about the issue? That is described in Standards Rule 1-2 (e) “An appraiser may use any combination of a property inspection and documents to identify …

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Our aging Real Estate Appraisers

How old is too old to be a Real Estate Appraiser? That question is not an easy one to answer. It is also likely that each individual appraiser can only provide their answer to the question. At 80, I am relatively healthy, and have no issues with mobility, climbing stairs, pulling a tape, or doing anything else that is generally …

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National Appraiser Regulatory System

We often hear from our readers that the appraisal system needs to be changed. It is not very often that someone takes the time to layout the changes they would like to see. Below is an article from Don Clark on what changes he thinks we need to see in the profession and his response to the recent bulletins from  …

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Is it time for federal regulation of AMCs?

Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) have a role to play in the brokerage, assignment, and management of real estate appraisals. That has been the case since the 1980’s at least. For some of us, beginning in that era, we likely got our start by doing work for such companies. Having worked for my mentor for a couple of years, AMCs were …

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