Don Clark

Charles (Don) Clark has 41 years experience in the real estate profession as a salesperson, broker, and real estate appraiser. He is a State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in Virginia and North Carolina, and is designated as a Green Valuation Specialist. He specializes in real estate appraisal, education, and consulting. Don also does peer review and assistance in assisting appraisers in answering complaints of state boards and other regulatory agencies. He is also licensed or certified to teach appraisal pre-licensure courses in Virginia and North Carolina. He holds a degree in real estate from St. Leo College, St. Leo, Florida, is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor and has been active in the profession since 1972.

Is it time for federal regulation of AMCs?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) have a role to play in the brokerage, assignment, and management of real estate appraisals. That has been the case since the 1980's at least. For some of us, beginning in that era, we likely got our start by doing work for such companies. Having worked for my mentor for a couple of years, AMCs were instrumental in my being able to go out on my own, open my own company, and begin to make a decent living in the profession. That, along with the assistance of a great mentor who encouraged me, gave me a fast start in the business.

The Case for Going Green

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

So there is no misunderstanding, going green does not mean that one needs to be an environmental wacko or a global 

warming nut. For an appraiser, trying to deal with building trends related to environmental concerns is important when deteremining the impact on the appraisal process. How will an appraiser know when they encounter something that is part of green technology, and if they do, how can that be measured as to market reaction?