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President of Parson Appraisal Company, Inc. and a real estate appraiser with 40 years appraisal and real estate experience. My appraisal experience includes all types and price ranges of single family residential properties including large estates, condominiums, attached townhomes, and zero-lot patio homes. Commercial appraisals include shopping centers, industrial properties, office warehouses, high rise office buildings, churches, apartments, and subdivisions. Real estate brokerage experience includes single family sales and leasing plus commercial sales and leasing.

My appraisal clients (criminal and civil) have included the U.S. Department of Justice/FBI and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB), cites of Richardson and Dallas, Richardson Independent School District, the U.S. Marshals Service, Collin County, mortgage lenders for originating loans and for REO properties, Fannie Mae for foreclosure properties and appraisal review as well as employee relocation companies for purchase or assistance programs for employees being relocated. I work with attorneys for litigation purposes including property settlement, stigma, distressed properties, fraud, condemnation, and other real estate valuation issues. I work with the U. S. Department of Justice/FBI and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) as a review appraiser and expert/opinion witness.

I have a Banking and Finance degree from the University of North Texas. I am currently certified by the Appraisal Qualifications Board of The Appraisal Foundation to teach Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and as a real estate appraisal instructor by the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers. I currently hold the IFAS and IFA designations from the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers and previously held the SRA from the Appraisal Institute and the ASA - Urban from the American Society of Appraisers. I am a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (TX-1320421-G) and a licensed Real Estate Broker (No. 0152762) by the State of Texas.


Parson Appraisal Company, Inc.: President 9/1996 - Present;
Parson-McDaniel Appraisal Company, Inc.: C.E.O. 11/1989- 9/1996;
Parson-McDaniel & Associates, Inc.: President 10/1982-2/1990;
Parson Appraisal Company: Owner, 10/1979 - 10/1982.

Real estate appraiser, real estate broker, review appraiser, and appraisal supervisor. Managed appraisers and office staff, negotiated all leasing, purchase contracts and agreements. Appraised residential properties for mortgage lending, REO, employee relocation, property settlement, real estate tax purposes, and as a real estate expert witness for court testimony. Residential appraisals on all types of single family, individual condominium units, two to four family, and residential lots and acreage. Includes large estates, high value properties, historic, proposed construction, and home improvement. Commercial appraisals on office buildings, retail centers, industrial properties, churches, apartments, and sub-divisions. Condemnation appraisals. Real estate brokerage included sales and leasing.

APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARD, Collin Central Appraisal District, 2007, 2008, & 2009.
VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION: Appraisal fee panel, 1980 - July 1990.
FHA/HUD Direct Endorsement Appraiser, (Equitable Mortgage Resources) 4/87 - 5/88. Lenders Select Appraiser.
CITY OF DALLAS, Tax & Finance Department: Appraisal Supervisor: 7/1975 - 10/1979. Staff Appraiser, 7/1973 - 7/1975.
Francis Powell, Realtors & Doc White, Realtors: Real Estate Brokerage, Sales and Leasing (Residential & Commercial), 7-71 through 7-73. Real Estate Brokerage.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FEE APPRAISERS: National Director 2008 - 2010 & 2005 - 2007; Regional Governor, 2002, 2003, & 2004; Texas State Director, 1985-86 & 1986-87. Certified Senior National Instructor. GREATER DALLAS CHAPTER of NAIFA: President, 2014, 2013, 2010 & 1984-85. Vice President, 1999-2000, 1983-84 ; Secretary/Treasurer, 1982-83; Secretary 1998-99. Chair, Professional Practice, 1991-92. Greater Dallas Chapter Web Page Editor, 1999 - Present.
APPRAISAL INSTITUTE: NORTH TEXAS CHAPTER: President, 1991; Legislative Chair, 1992; Legislative Co-Chair, 1993. Nominating Committee, 1992, 1993, and 1995. REGION VIII: Chapter Representative, 1991, 1992, & 1993; Nominating Committee, 1991. NATIONAL: Vice Chair, State Legislation & Regulation Subcommittee, 1993 & 1994.
SOCIETY OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS - DALLAS CHAPTER #46: Vice President/President Elect, 1990-91; Secretary, 1989-90; Treasurer, 1988-89. Chair, Professional Practice, 1990; Board of Directors, 1985-88 (three year term). Legislative Chairman, 1986-87, 87-88, 88-89, 89-90, 1991. Admissions Chairman, 1986-87.
Real Estate Appraisers of Texas: President, 1989 - 91. Board of Directors, 1985 - 91.
Greater Dallas Association of Realtors, State and National Government Affairs Committee, 1986 - 89.
Dallas County Community College (Richland College): Real Estate Advisory Committee, 1984 - 1993. Instructor, Real Estate Appraisal, 1984-87.
Institute for Real Estate Professionals, Dallas, Texas. USPAP Instructor, 2000 - 2002.
Massey Realty College, Dallas, Texas. Instructor, Real Estate Appraisal, 1983 - 1984.
Advantage School of Real Estate, Dallas, Texas. Instructor, Real Estate Appraisal, 1983.
Richardson Chamber of Commerce: Transportation Committee: 82-87. Leadership Richardson, Class of 87-88.
Richardson Noon Lions Club: 1971-92. President, 1989-90, Lion of the Year, 1981-82.
Richardson Central Rotary Club: Active member, 1993 - 96 & 1998 - June 2007. President, 2005 - 2006; President Elect, 2004 - 2005; Club Vice President, 2003 - 2004; Secretary, 2002 - 03 & 2003 - 04; Sergeant at Arms, 2000 - 01; News Letter Editor, 1999 - 2000.
Paul Harris Fellow, 2002. Club WebMaster, 2006 & 2007.
McKinney Sunrise Rotary Club: 6/2007 - 2012. Secretary, 2008 - 2009. Rotary Foundation Chair, 2009 - 2010, 2010 - 2011, & 2011 - 2012.


Recent COURSES TAUGHT include:
Fannie Mae Selling Guide ~ Appraisal Guidelines (Authored course)
Appraising in the Foreclosure Market
Manufactured Home Guide
Institutional Fraud
Litigation and the Appraiser
Scope of Work
Understanding Highest and Best Use
National USPAP Update
Easements, Profits, and Licenses in Land
Calculating Gross Living Area per ANSI Standards
The Appraisal of Foreclosure Properties
An Appraiser's Guide to Environmental Issues

National Uniform Standards of Professional Practice
Defending, Documenting and Supporting Appraisal Reports 1.2C
Relevant Characteristics of Real Property, 10.3
Fannie Mae Forms - 9.8
Basic HUD Requirements 4.7
Fannie Mae Property & Appraisal Guidelines 9.7
Cost Approach for Residential Properties
Residential Analysis for Small Income Property Appraisals
Stucco, EIFS, and Stigma (ACE 2 hour) - (Authored course)
Fannie Mae Guidelines 08-30 and Form 1004MC - (Authored course)