Taunya Richards

Taunya Richards
Taunya is a newly Licensed Residential Appraiser. Taunya began typing appraisals for her husband in the early 90s and she likes to say she’s been training for the last 20 years. She currently serves as Board Treasurer for First Choice Appraisal Management, Inc. and co-owns First Choice Appraisals, Inc. with her husband. During the course of her apprenticeship, she fell in love with the Oregon Coast market and will continue her career in primarily the Central Oregon Coast market.

Tips for Appraiser Trainees

The main hurdle to becoming a Real Estate Appraiser is finding an apprenticeship with a qualified mentor. The belief is that entry is dependent on who you know. Although this can be true, many trainees gain an apprenticeship without any prior relationship to a mentor. In full disclosure, my mentor is my spouse. Although I easily obtained an apprenticeship, my …

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