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Disciplinary actions: Appraisers

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

August 2017

Thomas Welbaum – Centralia, WA

  • Findings:
    • Failed to comply with multiple contract's Scope of Work requirements.
    • Failed to maintain complete workfiles.
    • Failed to collect, to verify, and analyze comparable sales data.
    • Failed to use recognized methods and techniques within the Sales Comparison approach to make comparable adjustments.
    • Failed to collect, to verify, and analyze subject property purchase contract.
    • Failed to correctly identify subject property zoning.
    • Errors of omission and/or commission in the aggregate of several appraisal reports.
    • Unprofessional conduct and violations of USPAP Ethics Rules.
    • Aided and abetted unlicensed appraiser activity.
  • Action:
    • License revoked for 10 years.

June 2017

David L. Bruun – Cosmopolis, WA

  • Findings:
    • Failed to maintain a complete workfile.
    • Failed to accurately identify the physical and legal characteristics of subject property.
    • Failed to analyze the subject's market and research comparable properties.
    • Failed to use recognized methods and techniques within the Sales Comparison approach when making adjustments for significant differences between subject property and comparables.
  • Actions:
    • Suspended 1 year with 1 month with actual suspension June 5, 2017, through July 5, 2017, with remainder stayed (not imposed) for 3 years.
    • Fined $1,500.
    • Complete a Residential Sales Comparison course.

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