David B. Harper, SRA

President@apprAZe.com

ApprAZe.com, with full time Information Technology and Appraisal staff, is a technologically adept, operationally advanced Arizona-based real estate appraisal service firm, designed to meet the valuation challenges of the Global Economy. This mission recognizes our place in the lending, relocation, legal and pubic communities. Our proven solutions are driven by a desire to understand and solve client problems. ApprAZe.com focuses its strengths, as YOUR Service Partner, to solve YOUR problem.

Dave Harper, President of apprAZe.com, is the driving force for this visionary service company. From humble financial services beginnings as a mail-room clerk at Pima Savings & Loan Association to appraiser to President of apprAZe.com, Dave Harper’s attention to customers has not wavered. “Providing customer service begins and ends with the customer’s needs. It is our responsibility to ask, listen, understand and meet those needs. The what, when, where, why and how-many come from the customer. The how-to-do-its, the know-how and can-dos come from apprAZe.com.”

In addition to the Instructor Qualifications, Mr. Harper is a SRA designated member of the Appraisal Institute and has served his local chapter in the numerous capacities including, but not limited to: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Director on the Board of Directors, Regional Representative, Young Advisory Council Representative in Washington D.C., Education Committee Chair, Ethics & Counseling Committee Chair.

Mr. Harper is a Broker/Realtor Member of the 6 Realtor Associations and numerous Mortgage and Professional Associations. Follow the List of Qualifications link.

Mr. Harper has been: a real property appraiser since 1983; an SRA since 1990; Arizona Certified General Real Estate Appraiser 30386 since Arizona licensing/certification laws were adopted; an FHA CHUMS Appraiser since 1991; is currently a Review Appraiser for HUD-insured mortgages, titled as: Appraisal Quality Assessment Agent, and is currently on HUD’s FHA Roster Appraiser # AZ 30386.

PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL INSTRUCTOR

David B. Harper, SRA, Arizona Certified General Real Estate Appraiser 30386, President of apprAZe.com, is an Arizona State Board of Appraisal Approved Instructor (as of 12/18/98) for the following continuing education courses/seminars:

Appraisal Review (7 Hrs)

Accrued Depreciation (7 Hrs)

Using Your Financial Calculator (7 Hrs)

1-4 Family Income Properties (7 Hrs)

Condo Unit & Small Residential Income Property (7 Hrs)

Revisiting the Direct Comparison Approach (3 Hrs)

The New Uniform Appraisal Report (7 Hrs)

Appraisal Principles 110 (39 Hrs)

Residential Case Studies 210 (39 Hrs)

Advanced Income Capitalization 310 (39 Hrs)

FHA 2000: Sanctions, Reporting & Reviews

Mr. Harper is an U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Authorized:

Appraisal Quality Assessment Officer Trainer (Review Appraiser Trainer)

Mr. Harper has taught these seminars (non-continuing education) to appraisers

Appraising Residences from Blueprints & Specifications (7 Hrs)

Employee Relocation Council: E-Relay Spoke Training (7 Hrs)

HUD’s New Appraisal Quality Assessment Training for Review Appraisers (7 Hrs)

Mr. Harper has taught these seminars (non-continuing education) to Realtors

Prequalifying a Property for FHA Financing

How Full Appraisals, Drive-Bys and BPO’s are Different

Mr. Harper has taught this seminar (non-continuing education) to Lenders

Predatory Lending & HUD’s Fraud Protection Plan

Mr. Harper served as a panel member for the Southern Arizona Mortgage Banker’s Association 1998 program:

Appraisal Issues

Mr. Harper served as a panel member for the Appraisal Institute’s December 1997 San Francisco seminar:

Diversification of Appraisal Services (3.5 Hrs)

PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL PUBLICATIONS AUTHOR

Mr. Harper produced the following publications for use by the general public and real estate communities:

A Guide for Lenders: An Introduction to HUD’s New Appraisal Quality Assessment (Appraisal Reviews)

A Guide for Lenders: Predatory Lending & HUD’s Fraud Protection Plan

A Guide for Realtors: Prequalifying a Property for FHA Financing

A Guide for Realtors: How Full Appraisals, Drive-By’s and BPOs are Different

A Guide for Transferees: The Relocation Appraisal Process - How You Can Help

A Guide for Appraisers: FHA and the Appraisal Process

PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR AUTHOR/PRODUCER

Mr. Harper produced the Arizona State Board of Appraisal Qualifying/Continuing Education Approved (7 hours) seminar and accompanying 200 page text:

FHA 2000: Sanctions, Reporting & Reviews

Mr. Harper produced the Arizona State Board of Appraisal Continuing Education Approved and Department of Real Estate Approved (7 hours) seminar and accompanying 320 page text.

1995 Lender-Select

DESIGNATIONS/LICENSING/CERTIFICATION (Professional Differentiators from appraiser licensees)

2002-Current    FHLMC Fraud Detection Appraisal Reviewer

2002-Current    OCWEN REO Appraiser

2000-Current    HUD/FHA REO Appraiser; Southern Arizona

2000-Current    HUD/FHA Appraisal Quality Assessment Agent (Review Appraiser)

1999-Current    HUD/FHA Roster Appraiser AZ 30386

1999-Current    ERC: E-Relay Approved Spoke; Employee Relocation Council

1995-Current    US Marshalls Service Approved Appraiser

1995-Current    Achieved Approval on over 400 Mortgage Banker lists.

1991-Current    CERTIFIED GENERAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER 30386; State Certification for any Commercial, Residential, Multi-Family, Land, Subdivisions, Restricted Highest & Best Use.

1990-Current    SENIOR RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER (SRA); Appraisal Institute

1994-Current    HUD/FHA Lender Select Roster, Tucson Region IX; all property types (203k, 203b, 223e, manufactured homes, etc.).

1994-Current    HUD/FHA Minority Classification for Affirmative Action Programs

1994-Current    HUD/FHA 203K Approved

1993-Current    MWOB: 100% Minority-Women Owned Business

1992-Current    HUD/FHA Residential Appraiser; CHUMS ID: 2072

1986-Current    FNMA REO Appraiser; FNMA Property Dispositions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Appraisal-20+ years; encompasses both residential & commercial)

2002-Current    FHLMC Approved Review Appraiser – Fraud Detection Unit

2000-Current    HUD-Approved Real Estate Owned Real Estate Appraiser

2000-Current    HUD-Approved Appraisal Quality Assessment Trainer

1999-Current    ApprAZe.com, President, Residential & Commercial Appraising

1993-Current    David Harper & Associates, Inc., President, Residential & Commercial Appraising

1988-Current    Independent Commercial Fee Appraiser

1988-Current    Independent Residential Fee Appraiser

1988-1994       Commercial Fee Appraiser subcontract with: Giles Hubbard, SRPA

1983-1988       Residential Appraiser Pima Savings & Loan; 4801 E. Broadway Blvd, Tucson.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (500+ hours; Successful Completion of Courses/Examinations; Typically 36 to 80 hours each)

Appraisal Institute

Society of Real Estate Appraisers

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers

University of Arizona

Pima Community College

Institute of Financial Education

PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS (Appraisal-316+ hours; No Exams Required; Typically 7 hours each)

Appraisal Institute

Department of Housing & Urban Development

Employee Relocation Council

Mikisick Data Systems

Society of Real Estate Appraisers

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers

Resolution Trust Corporation

APPRAISAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS (Current/Past)

Appraisal Institute Southern Arizona Chapter

Society of Real Estate Appraisers - Chapter #116

Employee Relocation Council Real Estate Appraisal Section of the National Association of Realtors

Southern Arizona Chapter of the Real Estate Appraisal Section of the National Association of Realtors

REALTOR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS (Current)

Arizona Association of Realtors

Phoenix/Southeast Valley Association of Realtors

National Association of Realtors

Sierra Vista Association of Realtors

Tucson Association of Realtors

Green Valley Association of Realtors

MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS (Current/Past)

Arizona Association of Mortgage Brokers - Southern Chapter

Association Professional Mortgage Women - Tucson Chapter

National Association of Mortgage Bankers

National Association of Mortgage Lenders

National Association of Mortgage Brokers

National Association Professional Mortgage Women

Southern Arizona Mortgage Bankers Association

Southern Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS (Current/Past)

Kiwanis International / Kiwanis Club of Sunshine

National Federation of Independent Business