Appraiser Profile for Dan Bitz, CREA
Dan Bitz, CREA, a New York State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser. A full time appraiser practicing since 1983.
Specializing in appraising single family, multi family (2 ~ to ~ 4 unit), condominium units, and cooperative residences. Successfully completed over 5,800 residential appraisal reports to date.
New York State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser since inception of state licensing, on 2/24/1992. Unique ID #45000001371, expiration date 02/24/2024.
Designated/Certified Senior Member #46706 of The National Association of Real Estate Appraisers. Membership on July 6, 1992
FHA Approved Staff Appraiser, Chums #3079, 6/1994
FHA Approved Roster-Lender Select Appraiser, since 3/1996
Trained and mentored by the late Mr. Alfonso Muscillo, SRA of Muscillo Appraisal & Associates, Inc., 5512 Merrick Road, Massapequa, New York 11758, from 1983 to 1989.
Independent contract staff appraiser at Long Island Savings Bank, FSB., Old Country Road, Melville, N.Y. 11757, from 1989 to 1991.
President & Owner of Tri Borough Appraisals Ltd., Douglaston, N.Y. 11363 since 1992.
Present and past clientele consists of home buyers, sellers, Private Investors, Attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, Financial Planners, Queens County Court, Real Estate Brokers, Local and National Banks and Lending Institutions (Banks, Credit Unions, Licensed Mortgage Bankers).
Resided and practiced within a well established service area for over the past 40 years.
In compliance with all State and Federal mandated educational requirements.
Completion of all Department of State educational course requirements for the Appraisal Profession, combined with over 40 years of applied experience, and exposure to the cycles of changing market conditions. Collectively, this has made it possible to provide clients with reliable appraisal reports that meet or exceed the highest of standards. Standards of which are established by the industry's professional, regulatory, and licensing agencies.
Education (Courses, Seminars, Certifications)
2021 Residential Property Inspection for Appraisers CE #4548-07
2021 Avoiding Mortgage Fraud for Appraisers CE #4404-07
2021 Introduction to Fair Housing & Fair Lending Instruction CE #5340-07
2022-23 National USPAP Update CE #A5364-07
2020 Residential Property Inspection for Appraisers CE #4548-07
2020 Avoiding Mortgage Fraud CE #4404-07
2020-22 National USPAP Update CE #5094-07
2016-17 National USPAP Update CE #4402-07
2016 The Sales Comparison Approach CE #4253-07
2016 Residential Appraisal Review CE #3692-07
2016 Avoiding Mortgage Fraud CE #4404-07
2013 (2012-2013) National USPAP Update NYS CE #3824-07
2013 Residential Report Writing, CE #3991-07
2013 Mold. Pollution, and the Appraiser, CE #3758-02
2013 Risky Business; Ways to Minimize Your Liability, CE #3477-05
2013 Residential Appraisal Review, CE #3692-07
2012 Introduction to Using the Uniform Appraisal Dataset CE #3746-04
2012 Private Appraisal Assignments, CE #3048-07
2011 (2012-2013) National USPAP Update NYS CE #3824-07
2011 New York Fair Housing, CE #3270-03
2011 2-4 Family Finesse, CE #2894-07
2010 National USPAP Update NYS CE #2458-07
2010 Appraiser Liability Course CE #2307-07
2010 Mortgage Fraud CE #3167-07
2010 Current Issues in Appraising CE #3392-07
2009 Risky Business; Ways to Minimize Your Liability CE #3477-07
2008-09 National USPAP Update CE #2462-07
2008 Private Appraisal Assignment CE #3048-07
2008 The Dirty Dozen (Appraiser Liability) CE #2853-03
2008 Fair Housing Coarse CE #2305-04
2007 Appraising FHA Today CE #2913-07
2006 The Art of Appraisal Review CE #2570-07
2006 FHA Appraising Today CE #2343-07
2006 National USPAP Equivalent Coarse CE #2462-07
2005 How to Prepare the New FNMA Forms Effective 11/05 CE #2780-07
2004 National USPAP, CE #0076
2004 Fair Housing CE #2305-04
2003 Development and Growth of an Appraisal Practice CE #2346-10
2002 Professional Standards of Practice CE #0013-ES
2001 Nova for Appraisers CE #2034-07
2000 Real Estate Fraud and the Appraisers Role CE #2103-07
2000 Day One Software Certification CE #2034-07
1999 Advanced Residential Property Inspection CE #0726-05
1999 HUD/FHA 203 K Rehabilitation CE #0208-05,
1999 Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice
1999 Fannie Mae Compliance CE #0727-08
1999 HUD/FHA and the Appraisal Process CE #0959-07
1999 HUD/FHA Certification Workshop CE #0193-05
1998 The Appraiser and Expert Testimony CE #0001-20
1996 Complete Home Inspection & The Appraiser CE #004-10
1995 Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice CE
1994 HUD/FHA Certification Workshop Seminar CE #0193-05
1993 The New Uniform Residential Appraisal Report
1993 Basic Construction Terminology CE #0164-04
1993 Inspection and Common Home Defects CE #0165-04
1993 Appraisal Reporting of Complex Residential Properties CE #0018
1992 New York State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, ID #45000001371, as of 2/24/92.
1991 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices
1991 How to Complete a Small Residential Income Property Report using The New SRIP Form.
1990 Professional Standards of Practice
1990 Residential Underwriting Guidelines Seminar.
1990 Candidate Member of The Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Long Island Chapter # 201
1988 The Appraisers Legal Liabilities.
1988 The Professional Practice Seminar.
1987 R-41C and The Appraiser
1987 Fannie Mae Form Seminar-Market Analysis and Adjustment Process.
1986 Residential Underwriting Guidelines Seminar
1986 Implications of New Tax Laws on the Valuation of Residential and Commercial Properties.
1985 The Residential Cooperative and Condominium Unit Seminar
1985 Applied Residential Property Valuations, Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Long Island University at C.W. Post College Campus, Brookville, NY
1983-1984 Introduction To Appraising Real Property, Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Long Island University at C.W. Post College Campus, Brookville, NY