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 Expert  728698

Expert in Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal in North Georgia

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 17 years of Real Estate Appraisal Experience in North Georgia. She has extensive experience in Lake Lanier and Golf Course property valuations. Expert also has extensive experience with REO and Relocation Appraisal work.

She has been interviewed by The Weather Channel, Atlanta Journal Constitution, WDUN Radio and the Gainesville Times about her experience with Lake Lanier Property and the impact the past drought had on market values. Expert is actively involved in Social Networking and has profiles on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and a well known Real Estate Blogging Site known as Active Rain. She is in the top 5 of all Appraisers who Blog on this site and is Number 1 Appraiser in Georgia.

Expert develops the Cost Approach to value along with the Market Approach with most every appraisal assignment. Expert also has direct Real Estate investment experience as she has purchased and sold 10 homes over the course of 5 years and successfully sold every property after renovations and made a profit.

Expert was a Real Estate Agent prior to becoming a Real Estate Appraiser and therefore has knowledge on both sides of the aisle when it comes to Market Values, Buyers and Sellers perspectives and motivations.

Expert was highlighted in The Pink Ladders Blog, all about Successful Women in Business. She was also named to Who's Who in Business.

Expert is well respected in the North Georgia area as an expert in the field of Real Estate Valuations. She is asked to speak several times a year at Realtor Sales meetings regarding the issues which revolve around the current market trends and valuation techniques for both Conventional and FHA appraisals.


cost approach


market value


real estate appraisal


residential property


sales comparison approach



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  Greenville, South Carolina;  and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1977   B.S.   Education   Drake University   Kappa Kappa Gamma Education Honor Society

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to




CEO & Founder


Owner and Operator of Real Estate Appraisal firm in North Georgia.

1993 to 1999


North Georgia Appraisal Service


Real Estate Appraiser


Staff Appraiser for Company

1992 to 1993


Coldwell Banker Heritage




Listed and Sold Property

Career Accomplishments:

Certified Residential Appraiser, FHA approved.

Professional Appointments

CEO and Founder her own real estate appraisal company.


Who's Who in Business; Pink Ladders Spotlight.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert conducted a recent phone consultation with a high profile Hedge Fund Sponsor out of New York, regarding valuation trends, foreclosure activity, REO's and market impact/reaction to the recent tax credit for homebuyers.
  • Expert continues to Consult with buyers, sellers, and Realtors on market trends in North Georgia, the FHA appraisal process and overall appraisal issues that impact valuations across the country.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has testified in several divorce cases to support the appraisal performed for one of the parties in the divorce.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Due to her 17 years of Real Estate Appraisal experience, she is qualified to discuss real estate trends in the North Georgia area as well as information about the overall appraisal profession as a whole and the issues that affect this profession.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has conducted training for realtors on an ongoing basis to keep them up to speed on the latest market trends and the appraisal process.

Expert was the trainer for 2 large insurance companies and developed all their Training Material for the Health Claims Division. (CNA and Signature Group Insurance).


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