What is an arm’s length transaction? The question seems simple enough, right? Just mentioning it on an appraiser blog creates a flurry of debate over what exactly is an arm’s length transaction. While doing research for this article, it evoked a lot of emotion from my peers. Everyone has an opinion and many believe their opinion is the correct one. The Appraisal of Real Estate, …Read More »
Julie D. Friess, SRA
Julie D. Friess, SRA has a BS in Finance from SUNY Buffalo and a MA in Clinical Psychology from North Central University. She began appraising in 1988 on Long Island, NY and moved to Northern AZ in 1995. She is an SRA Designated, Certified Residential appraiser, AQB Certified USPAP instructor who is currently licensed to appraise in 4 states. Her present accolades include managing director of the Northern Arizona franchise for IRR Residential, national CVR trainer for Bradford Technologies, column writer and instructor for the AZ School of Real Estate and Business in Scottsdale AZ, President of CoAA (Coalition of AZ Appraiser), present Board Member of AAREA (Arizona Association of Real Estate Appraisers, CRN member, Appraisal Institute Mentor, and traveling USPAP and CE course instructor.