D.F. Davis Real Estate, Inc.












Committed to providing our clients with the highest quality commercial real estate appraisal and consultation services for a reasonable cost and in a timely manner.

    

D.F. Davis Real Estate, Inc. evolved from D.F. Davis Real Estate which was founded in February, 1986. Dave Davis began his career in real estate appraisal in October, 1977

QUALIFICATIONS

We specialize in real estate appraisal and consultation services in San Diego County and, for specialized assignments, other areas of Southern California.
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MAI Designation:
Appraisal Institute, formerly the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, Certificate No. 6892 (since 1984)
State Certification:
California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser - State of California - Certificate No. AG002752, expires August 14, 2012
Admissions Committee:
American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 1985-87; Vice Chairman, 1988; Chairman, 1989 and 1990; Appraisal Institute 1991-1996, Admissions Coordinator, General Appraisal category, 1991
San Diego Board of Realtors:
Affiliate member 1984-1989, Realtor member since 1989
Real Estate Broker:
Licensed in the State of California since 1978 (held salesman license 1976-1977)
Expert Witness:
Qualified in San Diego Superior and Municipal Courts and U.S. Bankruptcy Court (San Diego and Orange Counties)
Advisory Committee:
Member, University of San Diego Real Estate Institute Commercial Real Estate, now Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, Advisory Committee since 2001

Appraisal Institute:
San Diego Chapter:
1991 Member, Board of Directors
1992 Treasurer and Member, Board of Directors
1993 Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
1994 Second Vice President and Member, Board of Directors
1995 First Vice President and Member, Board of Directors 1996 President and Member, Board of Directors
1997 Past President and Member, Board of Directors
1997-Present Golf Tournament Organizer (the tournament funds a college scholarship program)
2001-2008 Member, Board of Directors
2004-Present College Scholarship Program Chairman 2005 Honored for outstanding service
2010 President, Volunteer of Distinction (May) and member, Board of Directors
2011 Immediate Past President and Member, Board of Directors
2014-2016 Member, Board of Directors
2017 Alternate Regional Representative
2018 Alternate Regional Representative

College Professor:
Adjunct professor, University of San Diego (Business 328 Commercial Real Estate Valuation) January 2006 through May 2011; Masters of Science in Real Estate (MSRE 508 Commercial Real Estate Valuation) January 2007 through May 2011
Guest lecturer, San Diego State University (Business Finance 435 Class) September 2011
Guest lecturer, San Diego State University (Business Finance 437 Real Estate Development Class) September 2012
Industry Resource:
NAIOP University Challenge Case Study Competition – Industry Resource Appraisal Consultant 2011, 2012
Biotechnology Specialty:
Over the past 24 years, David F. Davis has completed 286 appraisals or consulting assignments (as of October 2012) on scientific research facilities including biotechnology wet laboratory or related properties (with manufacturing) and land in San Diego, Carlsbad, Emeryville, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area of California and Seattle, Washington. Other consultation assignments have been completed for properties located in Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina and Alabama
Service Organizations:
Member, La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club since October 2008

ABOUT

Biography

Over the past 24 years, David F. Davis has completed 286 appraisals or consulting assignments (as of October, 2012) on scientific research facilities including biotechnology wet laboratory or related properties (with manufacturing) and land in San Diego, Carlsbad, Emeryville, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area of California and Seattle, Washington. Other consultation assignments have been completed for properties located in Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and Alabama.

Personal Info

  •   (858) 485-5000
  •   860 Jamacha Road, Suite 206 El Cajon, CA 92019
  •   dave@dfdavisrealestate.com.

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INFO

EXPERIENCE

02/86 - Present
Independent Real Estate Appraiser and Consultant. President, D.F. Davis Real Estate, Inc., specializing in appraisals of proposed construction and development projects, office, R&D, industrial, retail, biotechnology properties and land.

06/84 - 01/86
Vice President, Diversified Equity Investments, Inc., a real estate development firm. Specialized in acquisitions, construction, leasing and property management.

06/83 - 05/84
Appraisal Officer, Wells Fargo Real Estate Industries Group. Specialized in major proposed commercial and residential projects.

10/77 - 05/83
Union Bank - Appraisal Officer. Similar experience to Wells Fargo.

05/76 - 10/77
F.M. Tarbell Company, residential real estate sales.

EDUCATION

San Diego State University, B.S. Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate, 1977.

Appraisal Institute - Courses and Seminars:

Year

Course Titles

2018

San Diego Development, Disasters & Demographics, How Are They Impacting Real Estate Value?

2017

7 Hour USPAP Update Course

2016

Four Hour Federal and California Statutory and Regulatory Laws; San Diego Real Estate Market Symposium; 7 Hour USPAP Update Course; General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies

2014

Eminent Domain Valuation; San Diego Mid-Year Market Symposium (co-organizer and moderator); 7-Hour USPAP Update Course

2013

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); Business Practices and Ethics

2012

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); Timely Appraisal Topics – Niche Areas of Practice; 7 Hour National USPAP Update Course

2011

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); Loss Prevention Seminar For Real Estate Appraisers; Appraising for the IRS, What You Need to Know; San Diego Housing Seminar; Appraisal Curriculum Overview-General

2010

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); San Diego Apartment & Housing Seminar; Unique Assignments in Real Estate Appraisal (presenter); IRS Valuation Summit

2009

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); Residential Housing Seminar

2008

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); 7-Hour National USPAP Course; Business Practices and Ethics

2007

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator)

2006

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course; Operating Expense Seminar

2005

San Diego Economic Forecast (organizer and moderator); San Diego Apartment and Housing Seminar; Luxury Home Trends in San Diego; Reappraising, Readdressing, Reassigning

2004

Applying Economic Forecasts Update; Valuation of Unique Properties Seminar; Unleash the MLS; Business Practices and Ethics; Operating Expense Seminar; Advanced Appraisal Refresher; 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course; San Diego Apartment & Housing Seminar

2003

Evaluating Commercial Construction

2002

Emerging Demands on R&D and Office; The Environmental Scan; Applying Economic Forecasts Update

2001

Applying Economic Forecasts - Update; Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; Mid-Year San Diego Economic Forecast

2000

Applying Economic Forecasts - Update

1999

Operating Expense Seminar - What Does It Cost To Operate That Building?

1998

Standards of Professional Practice, Part C; Valuation of Detrimental Conditions in Real Estate

1997

Apartment Seminar Update; An Overview of the FHA HUD 203(k) Program; Property Profile of Operating Expense

1996

Market Analysis from the Buyer’s Viewpoint; Attorneys, Appraisers and Real Estate; Changing Markets and New Research Methods; Property Profile of Operating Expense; The Appraiser Wears the Contractor Hat; Blueprint Reading; Affordable Housing Rules, Regulations; Environmental Issues Past, Present and Future; Applying Economic Forecasts

1995

Marketing Your Appraisal Services Effectively; Federal and State Laws and Regulations Workshop

1994

Understanding Limited Appraisals and Appraisal Reporting Options - General; Fair Lending and the Appraiser; How to Verify Market Data

1993

Basic Income Capitalization; Standards of Professional Practice Parts A and B; Impact of Hazardous Substances on Real Estate; Residential Subdivision Seminar

 

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers - Courses and Seminars:

Year

Course Titles

1990

Residential Valuation; Standards of Professional Practice

1988

Standards of Professional Practice Update; Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

1987

Litigation Valuation; Industrial Valuation

1986

FHLBB R41b Requirements

1985

Subdivision Analysis

1983

Financial Calculator HP 38E/12C; Cash Flow Analysis

1982

Standards of Professional Practice; Litigation Valuation

1981

Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation; Real Estate Analysis and Report Writing

Society of Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisal Institute - Courses and Seminars:

YearCourse Titles

1982

Applied Income Property Valuation

1981

Cash Equivalency Analysis

1978

Principles of Residential Appraisal; Principles of Income Property Appraisal

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