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Jeffrey Michael Ward, SRA

4731 Donelson Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

 Phone (757) 647-6485 E-mail: Jeff.ward76@jeffwardappraisals.com

WORK EXPERIENCE


Jeff Ward Appraisals

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser/Owner – December 2008 - Present

·         Started and operated the company and perform inspections of residential properties in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and prepare residential appraisal reports for clients.


Wachovia

Staff Appraiser – January 2007-November 2008

·         Performed inspections of residential properties in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and prepared residential appraisal reports for Wachovia bank.

·         Analyzed residential properties for risk.

·         Performed market analyses of local markets for trends in the market area.

 

Jeff Ward Appraisals

Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser/Owner – June 2006-January 2007

·         Started and operated the company and performed inspections of residential properties in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and prepared residential appraisal reports for clients.

·         Provided expert witness testimony on appraisals for the city of Virginia Beach in cases involving delinquent property taxes by homeowners.


Ward and Company, Incorporated

Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser – November 2002-May 2006

·         Performed inspections of residential properties in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and prepared residential appraisal reports for clients.

·         Provided expert witness testimony on appraisals for the city of Virginia Beach in cases involving delinquent property taxes by homeowners.

Real Estate Appraiser Apprentice – December 1999-October 2002

·         Completed necessary courses at Alpha College of Real Estate in Virginia Beach, VA (September-November 1999).

·         Performed inspections of residential properties in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and prepared residential appraisal reports for clients under the supervision of a certified general appraiser.

Office Manager – February 1999-November 1999

·         Maintained accounts receivable, conducted daily office operations, and performed preliminary research on residential properties for real estate appraisers.


United States
Army Reserve

Metal Worker – April 1995-February 2004

·         Trained at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland and was stationed at Fort Story, Virginia with the 680th Transportation Company and the 464th Transportation Company.

·         Served on active duty from January-October 2003 at Fort Eustis, Virginia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

·         Successfully completed the Primary Leadership Development Course at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in June 2003.

·         Received an honorable discharge from the United States Army in February 2004.

Experience in many types of properties and assignments including: Relocation, Appraisal reviews, Retrospective appraisals and reviews, Prospective value appraisals, REO properties, High-end homes, Waterfront homes, FHA, Condominiums, Vacant land, Drive-bys, Desktops, 2-4 unit properties, Homes in remote areas, Homes in disrepair. 

CERTIFICATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS


SRA Designation –
Appraisal Institute 2016

FHA Certified – HUD 2008

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser - State of Virginia 2007

Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser - State of Virginia 2002

EDUCATION


Old Dominion University-Norfolk, VA

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, May 2011

Floyd E. Kellam High School-Virginia Beach, VA

Advanced Studies Diploma, June 1994

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES


SRA Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute

Hampton Roads Chapter of the Appraisal Institute – Vice President, member of the Candidate Guidance Committee

Leadership Development Advisory Council (LDAC) – Participated in the conference hosted by the Appraisal Institute which involved meeting with members of Congress to discuss legislation affecting the appraisal  profession – Washington D.C. - May 2017 and 2018

RECENT APPRAISAL COURSES/SEMINARS COMPLETED


Attacking and Defending an Appraisal in Litigation - Appraisal Institute - 2018

2018 Regional Real Estate Economic Report for Appraisers – Appraisal Institute – 2018

National USPAP Update - Appraisal Institute - 2017

Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies, Part I - Appraisal Institute - 2015

Advanced Residential Report Writing, Part II - Appraisal Institute - 2015

Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling - Appraisal Institute – 2015

Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use – Appraisal Institute - 2014

Residential Equivalency Exam (passed exam) - Appraisal Institute - 2014

Business Practices and Ethics – Appraisal Institute – 2013

HUD New Housing Programs and Initiatives – Appraisal Institute - 2012

Land and Site Valuation – Mckissock - 2012

Appraising High-End Homes – Wells Fargo - 2012

Understanding the Uniform Appraisal Dataset – Mckissock – 2011

Relocation Appraisal Training Program for 2010 Form – Worldwide ERC - 2010

Relocation Appraisal Training Program – Worldwide ERC – 2010

Risky Business: Ways to Minimize Liability – Mckissock – 2010

FNMA Market Conditions Addendum (Form 1004MC) – Appraisal Institute - 2009

Introduction to FHA Appraising – Appraisal Institute – 2008

Loan Service Appraisals with Prospective Value Opinions – Wachovia - 2008

Appraising Apartments and Multi-Family Housing – The Real Estate Academy – 2008

Appraising in a Changing Market – The Real Estate Academy - 2008

Construction to Permanent Appraisal Process – Wachovia - 2007

Appraising High-Value Residential Properties – Mckissock – 2005