SERVING WESTERN MASS FOR OVER 40 YEARS

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MA Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser #4346

Mike is the owner of Suburban Appraisal Company, located in Agawam MA. He has been aresidential appraiser since 1994 and is a Certified Residential Appraiser in MA and CT. Mikeholds the RA designation with the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers, the AM designation with the American Society of Appraisers and the RAA designation with the National Association of Realtors Appraisal Section. Mike is a current member of the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers.

Mikes clients include attorneys, accountants, financial institutions, realtors, municipalities, utilitycompanies and private individuals. He is an expert witness in Hampden, Hampshire andBerkshire Counties. He is a past adjunct instructor at Holyoke Community College, was apresenter at MBREA’s Breakfast with the Experts, the Appraiser Expo and has recently started teaching courses with the MBREA.

Professional Associations

· Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers – RA Designation

· National Association of Realtors, Appraisal Section – RAA Designation

· American Society of Appraisers - AM Designation

Appraisal Certifications

· MA State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser #4346

· CT State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser RCR.0001975

· FHA Roster Appraiser #4346

Appointments

· Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers – Board of Trustees

Work Experience

· Suburban Appraisal Company – Trainee 1992- 1996

· Suburban Appraisal Company – Appraiser – 1996 – 2015

· Suburban Appraisal Company – Owner/Appraiser -2015 – Current

Types of Property Appraised

· 1-4 family residential properties including new construction, condominiums, water frontage, and other complex properties

Types of Clients/Assignments

· Lenders, lawyers, accountants, Realtors, home owners, municipalities and utilities

· Expert witness – Hampden and Hampshire County

· Market value opinions of fee simple, leased fee. Leased hold and Life estate

Teaching/Education

· MBREA – Instructor

· MBREA – Breakfast with the Experts panelist

· MBREA/AI – Appraisal Expo – Panelist and Moderator

Appraisal Education

· MBREA REA I

· MBREA REA IA

· MBREA REA II

· Cost Valuation/Mixed Use

· Income Valuation/Mixed Use

· Residential Construction Seminar

· New URAR Form Seminar

· Introduction to the HP12C

· Making the Most of the Market

· Residential Income Capitalization

· Residential Cost Approach

· Eminent Domain / Condemnation

· HUD Seminar

· FHA And Appraisal Process

· 2-4 Residential Income Property

· USPAP 7 Hour

· Commercial Appraisal Review

· Unique and Unusual Properties

· Mark to Market

· Land Development Seminar

· Appraisal Communications

· Fair Lending Seminar

· USPAP Update Seminars

· Appraising 2-4 Family Dwelling

· Sales Comparison Approach

· Lending Seminar

· Appraising the oddball

· Environmental Pollution and Mold

· The Dirty Dozen

· Appraising Historic Homes

· Technology for Today's Appraiser

· Foreclosures and short Sales

· Appraising FHA Today

· Private Appraisal Assignments

· Land and Site Valuation

· Nuts and Bolts of Green Building

· Mortgage Fraud - Protect yourself

· Mastering Unique & Complex

· Basic Appraisal Principles

· Breakfast with the Experts

· New England Appraiser Expo 2015

· Book of Adjustments

· FHA Handbook 4000.1

· Intro to Legal Descriptions

· CT Appraiser Law Update

· Supervisory Appraiser

· Breakfast with the Experts

· New England Appraiser Expo 2016

· Basic Construction Refresher

· Art & Science of Comparative Science

· New England Appraiser Expo 2017

· Residential Appr – New Things to think about

Miscellaneous

· Berkshire Board of Realtors - Berkshire MLS

· Member MLSPIN

· Member CTMLS

· Notary Public

· Deputy Director – Agawam Emergency Management

· Volunteer Fire Firefighter (FF2) – Suffield CT Fire Department 2015 – Current

· Call Firefighter – Agawam Fire Department – 1994-2016