About our Lead Appraiser & Mentor/Appraiser Trainer
Julie Friess SRA, AI-RRS, MA
Julie’s qualifications include: Appraisal Institute (AI) Designated SRA and AI-RRS Member, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor, Loss Mitigation Appraisal Analyst, Qualified Federal & State Expert Witness, Litigation Compliance Expert and Support, past President-Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (CoAA), Collateral Risk Network Group (CRN), Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in FL and AZ, Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser with 32 years of experience appraising, NADA Certified to appraise both Title I & II Manufactured Homes.
Her Specialties Include: Loss mitigation, Repurchase demand analysis , rebuttal and negotiation, USPAP compliance reviews for litigation, lending, appraisal board complaint assistance. Litigation, compliance and regulatory related issues for lenders, AMC's & mortgage brokers/loan originators and appraisers
AI Appraisal Journal Editorial Board(2017-present); was awarded AI Service Award by the AI Editorial Board in 2018; AI National Diversity Panel; served on AI Region X Committee(2017-2019); served on the AI South Florida Board (2014-2019) ; AZ DFI Mentor; NAR Realtor; 2020 City of Sedona Small Grants Committee.