Qualifications of Thomas Melville MNAA, MRA
Real Estate Appraisal is an Essential Service of the Finance Sector.
Real Estate Broker BRE #00774101
Certified Real Estate Appraiser OREA # AR012768
Covering Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Jose Counties - FHA Approved and UAD Compliant.
Thomas is also a Realtor / Real Estate Broker with Tom Melville Properties in Aptos, California and can assist buyers and sellers in California with listing and selling of Residential Property anywhere in California. Tom can assist buyers and sellers with additional insight in considering Real Estate investments. DRE #00774101 cell phone 831-883-0406.
Having a Broker/Appraiser representing your real estate interests is an advantage in any market.
January 1988 to the present, Thomas Melville, Melville Appraisal, 335 Arthur Avenue, Aptos, CA 95003,
Experience includes Single Family Residential, Condominiums, Planned Unit Developments and Income Appraisals. Area's of Appraisal and Real Estate experience includes Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Jose Counties.
Relocated to Monterey County from San Diego in August of 2000.
1998 - San Diego Appraisal Inc, David Rij -Owner. Job duties were as an independent appraiser of residential properties helping with over-flow work of appraisal assignments during refinance and sales markets.
March of 1993 to Feb 1994, Murray Allison and Associates, 2550 Fifth Avenue (Mr. A's Bldg.) Suite 403, San Diego California 92130. Independent Fee Appraiser and Chief appraiser for the company with 20 appraisers under my review and training. Additional duties included assignments as a field review appraiser for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD CHUMS #1095 for San Diego County.
August 1992 to April 1993, Cal Gold Services, 147 E.Grand Avenue Escondido, Ca, 92025. Independent Fee Appraiser. Cal Gold was a combination Escrow Company, Mortgage Lender, Appraisal Company and Real Estate Brokerage. Duties were as an appraiser for SFR, Condo and Income properties.
January 1992 to May of 1992, Hester Appraisal Inc, 7840 El Cajon Blvd. Suite 299, La Mesa Ca 91941 Independent Fee Appraiser. Work experience is same as above.
January 1990 to 1992 Century 21 Golden Homes, Real Estate Agent, El Cajon Cal. Assisted buyers and sellers in the market place. Due to a need for appraisers in the real estate field, I returned to the appraisal field.
January 1988 to 1990, San Diego Mobile Home Appraisal Services. I created, owned and operated this company because there was a need for personal property appraisers. Mobile and Manufactured home appraisal for loan companies. Board certified by NAMA, National Association of Master Appraisers.
January 1988 to 1990, Viva Mobile Home Sales. El Cajon Blvd. Owner Thomas Paden. Duties included listing and selling mobile and manufactured homes in parks.
February 1980 to November 1981. Century 21 C & C Homes, Greyling Drive, San Diego. I passed the real estate exam and went to work with my stepfather who was part owner of the real estate office.
Sciences Major, Mesa College and City College, San Diego - 1973 - 1978
Real Estate/Business, NAMA courses 1990, 1992, 1994
Continuing Education courses in USPAP, Real Estate Principals and Property Management through Allied Schools 2000.
Additional Continuing courses for Appraising in 2002
AA. General Education Degree from Grossmont College, El Cajon California
BA ,Cal State University Monterey Bay Liberal Studies toward a teaching pathway.
Appraisal courses attended at Lincoln Graduate Center and Western Schools:
Principles of Appraisal, Practice of Appraisal, Writing the Narrative Report, Manufactured Home Appraisal - 07/1990. George Harrison, Phd, Lincoln Graduate Center.
Standards of Professional Practice, (NAMA) Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Appraisal (Western Schools) - 06/1992
Commercial Investment and Principals of Appraisal Review (Lincoln Graduate Center) 10/1992
Advanced Commercial Investment (Lincoln Graduate Center) 03/1994
Appraising the Oddball. McKissock Appraisal School - Monterey Seminar 09/06/2003
Real Estate Valuation Expo Las Vegas 5/2004 USPAP Course
Monterey Bay Appraisal Seminar - New Forms 2005,2007
Appraising High Value Properties McKissock Schools 2004
Appraising 2-4 Unit Properties McKissock Schools 2005
Relocation Appraisal McKissock Schools 2005
Appraisal Review McKissock Schools 2005
Alamode Appraisal Convention, Rio Hotel, Las Vegas 2006,2007
Valuation 2005 Expo Las Vegas - New Forms, current appraisal topics.
Appraisal Summit, 12/2009 Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas 30 Hours
Columbia Institute, George Harrison, PHD
Licenses and Certifications:
California Real Estate License #00774101 ----1980
California Certified Residential Appraiser - 1993
Real Estate Appraiser Certification, NAMA - 1990, received a MRA designation.