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Real Estate Researcher

Experienced researcher needed for boutique appraisal office.  Must have an understanding of the real estate industry, know how to verify taxes and utilities and be comfortable phone calling to conduct rental surveys and verify sales.  About half the work is for typical properties and about half for marinas and waterfront development.  Knowledge of boating and marinas a plus.

Please send resume and salary requirements to

linwood@urbanrealtysolutions.com

www.urbanrealtysolutions.com

 (Posted:  7.17.19)

SENIOR APPRAISER

The Property Tax Oversight Program for the State of Florida Department of Revenue has immediate position available for a Senior Appraiser, based in the Orlando area. The ideal candidate would have at least 4 years of commercial appraisal experience, and be an active Florida State Certified General Appraiser. In lieu of a senior–level real estate appraisal designation or State Certified General Appraisal license, the applicant may have completed 300 hours of Florida pre-licensing training and 3000 hours of USPAP compliant commercial appraisal experience and be a Registered Trainee. Candidates must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management and problem-solving skills; must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. The State of Florida offers a competitive compensation package, health benefits, company resources, flexible/telework opportunity and a retirement plan. Those interested in this position may follow the link noted below to submit an on-line application using the State’s People First system:

https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/ORLANDO-COMMERCIAL-REAL-ESTATE-APPRAISER-73000577-FL-32801/564557900/

Resumes received outside of the State Hiring portal will not be considered.

Contact information: Lin Wilhelm, lin.wilhelm@floridarevenue.com or Janine Wallace, Janine.wallace@floridarevenue.com.   (Posted:  6-7-19)

Appraiser Trainee

Urban Realty Solutions is in need of an experienced commercial appraiser trainee.  Assignments may range from small local properties to feasibility analyses in other cities.  Some emphasis on marina and waterfront development.  Must have basic knowledge of what is needed in a commercial appraisal assignment, work diligently and pay attention to details.  Salary commensurate with experience level.

Please send resume and salary expectations to linwood@urbanrealtysolutions.com.  www.urbanrealtysolutions.com

(Posted:  5-22-19)

Tampa.  BBG’s Florida expansion continues with staffing opportunities in Tampa, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville offices. We are actively seeking:

MAI Designated Appraisers

Senior and Junior Level Appraisers

Research Analyst

BBG is a national, full-service provider of commercial property valuation products ranging from specialized due diligence and consulting services to traditional appraisals. Our management team has over 100 years of combined leadership experience in the commercial valuation industry and has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including banks, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs and insurance companies. BBG’s national presence includes 40+ offices from coast to coast including five (5) in Florida.

BBG offers a complete and dynamic technology package and corporate support staff maximizing the efficiency of the assignment process from engagement to transmittal.  All industry standard resources are provided. BBG provides a fully integrated laptop to every employee providing flexibility for work in the office, the field or home offices.

Compensation packages are based on level of experience and background. Competitive fee splits are offered to appraisers. BBG offers attractive employee benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance. In addition, BBG pays Appraisal Institute dues, applicable state licensing fees and provides a generous annual education allowance.  Career advancement potential is high and expected.

Please forward resumes and inquires to Eric Hoening, MAI – Managing Director at ehoening@bbgres.com or call 813-327-4101.   (Posted:  3-20-19)

Experienced MAI Commercial Appraiser.  National Appraisal Group is looking for an experienced commercial appraiser with an MAI designation in the Tampa Bay area. We are seeking a new Team Member to serve as Managing Director. Use your skills to become a Commercial Real Estate Expert, not just an appraiser. For more information, please see http://nationalapg.com/join-us/.

(Posted:  01-10-19)

Experienced Commercial Appraiser Position

Relocate to the great city of Winter Haven – the perfect place to live, work, play and raise a family.

AREA Real Estate Appraisers, Inc. is seeking an Experienced Commercial Real Estate Appraiser.  

As an Independent Contractor, we offer an excellent fee split, including “all provided” office space, software and excellent office support staff.

Please send resume, in strict confidence to ozzie@arearealestate.com.

(Posted:  11/14/18)


Tampa.  Time For A Change - Experienced Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Position

In these challenging times, it’s been very difficult for appraisers to maintain a steady work flow.  With the numerous mergers, acquisitions, and budget cutbacks you may have found that prior clients no longer provide you with the steady work you previously relied on.  Woodman S. Herr, MAI, has been an appraiser in the Tampa Bay market for 34 years and has owned Herr Valuation Advisors, Inc. for 16 years.  And while we too have experienced these conditions, through considerable marketing and networking, not to mention our commitment to quality and service, we’ve been able to maintain a steady work flow and adapt to these turbulent market conditions.

We now have an opening for an experienced commercial real estate appraiser.  The position will offer:

·        Compensation is based on a competitive fee split

·        Employee not independent contractor

·        A Simple IRA retirement account

·        Health Insurance

·        Payment of your MAI dues. 

·        Exposure to a wide range of property types

The HVA office in Tampa is centrally located, and we also provide the ability to log in and work remotely from anywhere.  We have a friendly staff that enjoys collaboration.  Our robust database and archive of past appraisals along with report writing software and templates give you the ability to produce an appraisal in less time and with greater quality and accuracy.  And we are committed to training and assisting you to be the best appraiser and maximize your income potential.

The applicant’s minimum qualifications must include:

·        A Registered Real Estate Appraiser’s Trainee license in the State of Florida

·        A four-year college degree (preferably in business, or real estate)

·        Strong writing and communication skills, and outstanding computer and organizational skills 

·        Knowledge of Narrative1 and Argus is beneficial  

·        At least one years’ experience appraising commercial real estate under the supervision of a MAI appraiser. 

If this sounds interesting to you please email a cover letter and resume’ to admin@herrva.com.  (Posted:  10-4-18)

Senior Director Vantix Realty is seeking a Senior Director in the Tampa office (Westshore area).  Vantix Realty is a full-service commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm with three offices in Florida.  The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years of commercial appraisal experience, with significant experience in appraising income properties.  An MAI designation or an advanced MAI candidate is strongly preferred.  Experience with lease analysis software (Argus), is also preferred. Candidate should be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently to meet deadlines.  We offer a competitive compensation package, health insurance, company resources, an experienced staff, a relocation package, and a 401(k) plan.  Please send resumes, in strict confidence, to careers@vantix-realty.com(Posted:  10-1-18)

Commercial Real Estate AppraiserVantix Realty is seeking a Real Estate Appraiser in the Tampa office (Westshore area).  Vantix Realty is a full-service commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm with three offices in Florida.  The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of commercial appraisal experience, a bachelor’s degree, and be state-certified.  Candidate should be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently to meet deadlines.  We offer a competitive compensation package, health insurance, company resources, an experienced staff, a relocation package and a 401(k) plan.  Please send resumes, in strict confidence, to careers@vantix-realty.com(Posted:  10-1-18)

Southwest Florida (Naples to Bradenton)

Valbridge Property Advisors - Commercial Appraisers

Valbridge Property Advisors | Southwest Florida is seeking experienced, career-oriented appraisers with a strong work ethic and who are conscientious of time, courteous to others, respectful of office policy, willing to embrace technology and put in the effort to learn new systems.  Qualified candidates will meet these requirements:

·        Certified General Appraiser (MAI is a plus but not required)

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

·        Minimum 2 years’ experience as a commercial appraiser

·        Desire to attain the MAI designation (or similar accreditation) in preferred

·        Proficient in MS Word, Excel and mapping programs

·        Good writing skills

·        Flexibility to work both autonomously and as a team member

·        A positive, professional attitude

The Valbridge Southwest Florida office has been providing appraisal services throughout Southwest Florida, including the major cities of Bradenton, Sarasota, Ft. Myers, and Naples, for over 40 years. Southwest Florida and Naples specifically, is consistently rated as one of the top places to live for quality of life.  Valbridge Property Advisors is the largest privately owned appraisal company in the country, with over 200 MAI’s, 675 staff and 75 offices, and proudly offers its employees access to industry leading, integrated, web-based, proprietary database and report writing software.

Salary and benefits shall be commensurate with experience and background. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letter and resume to southflorida@valbridge.com for immediate consideration.   We want to hear from you!      (Posted:  08-22-18)


Residential

1st Appraisal Solutions.  Hiring Experienced Certified Residential Appraisers in Hillsborough, Polk, Martin and St. Lucie Counties.  Please send resume and sample work via email to kimberly@1stas.com.

(Posted:  02-12-19)


Special Magistrate Positions  - 2019

ESCAMBIA COUNTY – PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATE.  THE CLERK OF THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD IS NOW ACCEPTING SEALED APPLICATIONS for APPRAISER SPECIAL MAGISTRATE and ATTORNEY SPECIAL MAGISTRATE for 2019. Special Magistrates must be licensed in the State of Florida and meet the following criteria, but need not be residents of the county in which he or she serves:

1) Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the

state may not serve as special magistrates.

2) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications

shall be a member of The Florida Bar with not less than 5 years experience in the

area of ad valorem taxation.

3) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of real

estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than 5 years

experience in real property valuation.

4) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible

personal property shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized

appraiser’s organization with not less than 5 years experience in tangible

personal property valuation (either attorney or appraiser).

5) A special magistrate may not represent a person before the board in any tax year

during which he or she has served that board as a special magistrate.

6) Appraiser and Attorney Special Magistrates will be required to sign contracts for

services at a negotiated rate per hour. Expense reimbursements will be made in

accordance with statutory travel reimbursement rates. Special Magistrates may

be required to conduct morning, afternoon, and/or evening sessions.

7) Applicants must be computer literate.  

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk's Office at the address listed below, from the Clerk's website, www.escambiaclerk.com, or will be mailed or faxed to applicants upon request. Any qualified individual who wishes to apply should submit an application and resume, in a SEALED envelope labeled VAB SPECIAL MAGISTRATE, by 5:00 p.m. on JUNE 30, 2019, to:

Honorable Pam Childers

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Attn: Liz Carew, Clerk to the Board's Office

Value Adjustment Board

221 Palafox Place, Suite 110

Pensacola, Florida 32502-5843

(850) 595-3920

Application must be submitted in a sealed envelope and must be received by the deadline.  All applications will be opened on July 1, 2019.   (Posted:  5.28.19)


INVITATION TO APPLY FOR 2019 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD SPECIAL MAGISTRATE SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA

The Value Adjustment Board of Santa Rosa County, Florida, invites all interested parties to submit letters of interest to serve as Special Magistrate for the 2019 Value Adjustment Board.  Special Magistrates may not be elected or appointed officials or employees of Santa Rosa County, Florida but shall be selected from a list of those qualified individuals who are willing to serve as Special Magistrates. Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the state may not serve as Special Magistrates.

Special Magistrates are required to have at least 5 years of experience OR 3 years of experience and have completed training provided by the Department of Revenue. A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications shall be a member of The Florida Bar with experience in the area of ad valorem taxation; a Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of real estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with experience in real property valuation; and a Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible personal property shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser's organization with experience in tangible personal property valuation.

Training provided by the Department of Revenue is required for the following:

 All special magistrates prior to conducting any 2019 VAB hearing.

VAB members or VAB attorneys in counties with a population less than 75,000 that do not use special magistrates. (Please note: Santa Rosa County has a population in excess of 75,000)

 Individuals who are otherwise qualified, have at least three years but less than five years of relevant experience, and want to be considered for appointment as a special magistrate must take the exam. 

More information from the Department of Revenue on required training may be obtained at http://floridarevenue.com/property/Pages/VAB_Training.aspx.

Special Magistrates need not be a resident of Santa Rosa County. Special Magistrates may not represent a person before the Santa Rosa County Value Adjustment Board in any tax year during which he or she serves as a Special Magistrate.  Rate of pay shall be determined by the Value Adjustment Board. Applicants are asked to submit their proposed hourly rate of pay with their letter of intent including charges and/or reimbursement for travel arrangements (if any), minimum hours (if any), etc. All interested parties shall submit their letter of interest, with all required qualifying documents (including proof of training), experience, and proposed hourly rate of pay to this office no later than July 12, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. (in the office). Please make sure all qualifications, supporting documents, and work experience are documented in your resume. Letters of interest received after the deadline will not be eligible. Letters of interest shall be emailed to Amanda Pierce at pierceam@flcjn.net or submitted to the address below:

Honorable Donald C. Spencer, Clerk

Value Adjustment Board

Attn: Board Support Services (Amanda Pierce)

Santa Rosa County, Florida

Mailing Address: 6495 Caroline Street, Suite G

Milton, Florida 32570

If further information is needed, please call Amanda Pierce at 850-983-1832. Santa Rosa County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any and all submittals.

(Posted:  5-22-19)

The Pasco County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is seeking Attorney and Appraiser Special Magistrates to serve for the 2019 term. To be chosen, an applicant must meet the criteria of Section 194.035, Florida Statutes. Special Magistrates are paid $125 per hour with a four hour minimum for a mutually scheduled hearing date. All selected Special Magistrates will be required to attend an orientation session on a date to be determined. Special Magistrates will sign a contract upon hire with the specific terms of engagement. Additional information and applications are available on the Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller’s website www.pascoclerk.com or by calling (352) 521-4347. Submit applications by 5:00 p.m. June 21, 2019 to:

Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller

Attn: Value Adjustment Board

East Pasco Government Center

14236 6th Street, Suite 201 Dade City, FL 33523


Bay County Special Magistrates

The Value Adjustment Board in and for Bay County Florida is currently seeking individuals interested in serving as Special Magistrates to the 2019 Value Adjustment Board. Special Magistrates are appointed for the purpose of taking testimony and making recommendations to the Board. Special Magistrates cannot be elected or appointed officials or employees of the county. Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the state may not serve as Special Magistrates.

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications shall be a licensed attorney in private practice and a member of the Florida Bar with no less than 5 years’ experience in ad valorem taxation and meet the requirements of Section 194.035 F.S. and Section 12D-9.010 FAC.

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of real estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than 5 years’ experience in real property valuation and meet the requirements of Section 194.035 F.S and Section 12D-9.010 FAC. During term of service, the Special Magistrate cannot represent any party before the Board.

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of tangible personal property must have at least 5 years’ experience in tangible personal property valuation and shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser's organization. During term of service, the Special Magistrate cannot represent any party before the Board.

A Special Magistrate need not be a resident of the county for appointment. If required by law, Special Magistrates shall obtain the Department of Revenue training certificate for Special Magistrates and provide verification of such qualifications and training to the Clerk of the Board.

If you have an interest in serving as a Special Magistrate for the 2019 session, please fill out an application and submit it along with your resume to our office. The application is available at our website, www.baycoclerk.com, under Value Adjustment Board. You will need to submit a copy of your State Certified Real Estate Appraiser’s License and a copy of your Department of Revenue Training Certificate, for the current year, to the Clerk of the Value Adjustment Board 300 East 4th Street, Room 101, Panama City, FL 32401. All interested parties must ensure they have taken and received a certificate for the most current training available from DOR. Questions can be directed to the Clerk of the Board at (850) 67-3314 or VAB@baycoclerk.com.

The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any and or all proposals received and to waive any technical informality that may be considered to be in the best interest of the Board. The deadline for submitting applications shall be August 16, 2019.


Value Adjustment Board, Leon County, seeks special magistrates per Fla. Stat. §

194.035(1) to hear appeals of real estate and tangible personal property valuation.

These are seasonal, temporary appointments of real estate and tangible appraisers.

See announcements at www.clerk.leon.fl.us for additional information regarding

qualifications, application form, and where to apply. Apply by Friday, June 28, 2019.

Contact Rebecca Lynn at rlynn@leoncountyfl.gov with questions.

 




 



  

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 


 
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