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George K. Demopulos, RA, SRA, of Nationwide Appraisal Management and Settlement Services Company Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services Speaks at MBREA Event – Breakfast with the Experts
North Providence, RI - June 29, 2012 - Real Estate Appraisers united on Tuesday at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Norwood, MA, to discuss important issues and market trends at an MBREA (Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers) Educational Seminar, “Breakfast with the Experts: Current Market Conditions”. The panel was comprised of several expert speakers, including George Demopulos, RA, SRA, President and Chief Corporate for Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, a Certified Residential Appraiser in 5 New England States, with over 15 years of experience in the industry.
The purpose of the MBREA seminar, fully titled, “Breakfast with the Experts: Current Market Conditions: The Fragmentation of New England’s Residential Real Estate Markets in 2012”, was to discuss markets that are beginning to experience a significant strengthening in demand, and the resulting positive change in property values. George Demopulos spoke on behalf of Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, specifically discussing his company's experience and providing guidance to appraisers on how to appropriately document market change to meet lender and investor guidelines. The seminar ended with an open forum question and answer session.
George Demopulos is an active member of the MBREA, founded in 1934, which strives to support, promote and encourage the highest level of professionalism and ethical appraisal standards. All MBREA instructors are seasoned professionals, who have a demonstrated ability to teach and who possess a significant amount of practical knowledge. MBREA is the only state appraisal association that has been named a sponsor of the Appraisal Foundation, and its members have played important roles in the formulation of USPAP standards and the development of licensing qualifications.
George Demopulos, RA, SRA has extensive appraisal experience in all aspects of appraising including: Retail, REO/Foreclosure, Complex Properties, Field and Desk Reviews, Appraisal Compliance, etc. Over the years George has served as a Supervisory Appraiser for many industry Appraiser Trainees and currently oversees Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services Nationwide Corporate Appraisal Network (NCAN) Evaluation Team which manages 6,000+ Appraisers Nationwide. George has hundreds of hours of class experience and has attended many of the industry's top conferences through the years. In addition to the MBREA, George belongs to many industry organizations including; The Appraisal Institute (Associate Member), NAMB (The National Association of Mortgage Brokers), RIAR (The Rhode Island Association of Realtors) and NAR (The National Association of Realtors).
Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services is a National Appraisal Management company, offering a full suite of residential and commercial valuations throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico. With their newest partnership, sister company Lincoln Abstract & Settlement Services, Lincoln Appraisal is now able to provide exceptional title, closing and escrow assistance to national, regional, and statewide lenders and brokers. Lincoln Appraisal is currently licensed to provide appraisal management services in all states that require state licensure, and as new states adopt AMC licensing requirements, Lincoln Appraisal is committed to obtaining all new state licenses as needed.
George will also be speaking at the 2012 Appraisal Institute Annual Meeting at the Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in San Diego, CA in August, 2012.