Disciplinary actions: Appraisers
For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.
Mark Valko — Olympia
- Failed to discuss Subdivision water rights in scope of work to prepare an appraisal report for the subject property.
- Failed to disclose previous services provided regarding the subject property.
- Provided appraisal report to client with incorrect report date.
- Failed to clearly describe report type.
- Failed to support bulk lot discount adjustment.
- Provided appraisal report to client with conflicting yield rates.
- Failed to mention or support debt-equity ratios and yields contained in appraisal.
- Action: Suspended one year, all stayed (not imposed) for three years, and ordered to successfully complete a Subdivision Valuation course.
William C. Millett — East Wenatchee
- Unreasonable lack of due diligence in preparing multiple appraisal reports.
- Negligent and/or incompetent preparation of multiple appraisal reports.
- Failure to utilize recognized appraisal methods to prepare multiple appraisal reports.
- Failure to support analyses and conclusions made in multiple appraisal reports.
- Action: License revoked five years.
Richard Bryan — Yakima
- Adjustments and/or lack of adjustments for comparable sales lacked sufficient or logical explanations in appraisal reports and work files.
- Action: Fined $1,500 and ordered to successfully complete a Comparable Sales course and, a 15-Hour USPAP.
Sydne Porter — Tonasket
- Failed to include data or support in the appraisal report or workfile for adjustments made pertaining to differences between the subject property and comparable sales.
- Failed to report and/or adjust for waterfront views of comparable sales utilized to support the appraisal opinion for the subject property.
- Failed to maintain a complete workfile containing data utilized to support and/or develop an appraisal opinion .
- Action: License suspended for 1 year, stayed (not imposed) for 2 years.
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