Floating Homes and Houseboats
Linda and Kevin Bagley, Agent/Brokers with Special Agents Realty and David Raney, Residential Lending Manager, with Sound Community Bank
Have you ever wondered about appraising some of Seattle’s most iconic homes, some of which have been featured in the movies and TV shows?
Floating homes and houseboats are some of Seattle’s most unique and distinctive properties. Linda, Kevin and David will discuss the issues and strategies involved with valuing and financing these special type of properties.
Property Tax Appeals in Washington State
Amy Hoppe of Hoppe & Associate
Presentation will include:
•100% of market Value Criteria and Important Dates
•Evidence Needed/Documentation: market sales, negative issues, appraisal, and so on.
•County Board vs. State Board
Individual County differences
•Misconceptions of appealing a property
•Other Appeal Avenues: paid under protest, civil suit
Disasters, Hybrids and Weed: Special Legal Issues for Appraisers.
Peter Christensen, General Counsel, LIA Administrators & Insurance Services
Peter will discuss:
•What are the special liability issues for appraisers following a natural disaster, such as a fire or flood?
•What risks do the new “hybrid appraisal” products pose appraisers? What can appraisers do
•What are the real-world issues in professional liability claims against appraisers relating to marijuana?
•What lessons from these subjects can appraisers apply to the rest of their work?
Highest and Best Use issues; surplus land vs excess land.
Bill King, William King & Associates dba Value One Appraisal
Mr. King will detail a case study in dealing with complex highest and best use issues. He will also delve into valuation issues between excess land and surplus land.