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Appraiser King – Property Appraiser serving Central Florida and Beyond

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values.  A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 352-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

Mid State Appraisals is Central Florida’s preferred residential real estate specialist providing high quality, competent appraisals in a timely manner.

President and founder Paul F. Davis is a…

·    State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser (License RD # 2667);

·    Licensed Real Estate Broker (License BK # 161133); and

·    State Certified Building Contractor (License CBC # 040794)

·    Over 20 Years of Professional Service to Central Florida

·    Unparalleled Knowledge and Outstanding Experience

·    Efficient, Attentive, and Committed to Clients Needs

Mid State Appraisals is located in the middle of the State of Florida, based out of Clermont (“The Gem of the Hills” and National Triathlon Mecca). We provide professional services to Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter, and the Davenport area of Polk County. Our services are provided by committed professionals, dedicated to quality work, detailed research, and timely completion of assignments. Expect a speedy, accurate, and no hassle appraisal.

All of our appraisal reports comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

Our staff has 20 years combined real estate experience of appraising properties in Central Florida. We offer competitive fees, service 6 counties, are approved with nearly all major lenders, use the latest in computer technology, provide fast, consistent turnaround time and are licensed and insured by the State of Florida.

 

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 352-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

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Central Florida Appraisals Property Valuations – Real Estate Appraisal Central Florida

Property appraising historically has taken three approaches:
1. The Cost Approach
2. The Sales Comparison Approach
3. The Income Capitalization Approach

Motivations for acquiring an appraisal are to obtain financing when buying property, determine the appropriate price when selling, to gauge the amount of tax one should pay based on valuation, and as an investor to stay current with market.

Beyond the intangible benefits of material comfort, pride, and security that come from owning real estate is the permanence of land and the attachments thereon. Unlike other assets and investments, land and property tend to appreciate in value, particularly in the state of Florida.

The financial benefits of owning your own home, possessing rental income from investment properties, and capital gains from accrued appreciation over time all make real estate a noteworthy investment be it for family or financial reasons. Nevertheless the speculative nature of anything so commonly owned and so readily emotionally invested in as well give room for fluctuating values based on what the market will bear.

When snow birds and Europeans on vacation in Florida suddenly began buying second homes in the sunshine state, prices began to go up. Years later prices are beginning to level out and decline as the economy slows. Such are factors and variables that effect property values.

Within the residential market, the sales comparison approach is the one most commonly used. This is the approach most counties and municipalities use when assessing home values when it is time to collect property taxes every year. By no means is the use of the cost approach a surprise, considering local governments usually find it increases annually when they collect property taxes.

Knowledgeable homeowners and savvy investors employ property appraisers to help them in the buying, selling, and refinance process as doing so has proven both profitable and prudent.

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

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Central Florida Property Appraiser – Clermont, Florida (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Polk County) Serving All Your Real Estate Needs

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

Until recently many states did not require individuals to meet specific qualifications before being allowed to perform appraisals. The Appraisal Institute came about as a result of the need to have professional unbiased estimates prepared by knowledgeable and trustworthy practitioners. Today every state maintains an appraiser regulatory law.

Nevertheless professionalism is not established by memberships, designations, and licenses alone. While a certificate of completion from a one-week course can be a good foundation, it does not always ensure ethical practice on the job. Experience always exceeds education alone.

Beyond the academic training, a professional appraiser also must possess strong communications, investigative, and analytical skills. What good is it if an appraiser has knowledge without the ability to communicate his observations and findings? Orderly, logical, and a grammatically correct manner of communication is equally if not more important.

A professional appraiser is someone who thinks and speaks clearly, possesses sound judgment, and writes client reports in a concise persuasive manner. Ambiguity and inconsistency are unacceptable.

Good appraisers are like detectives always seeking essential information from diverse individuals and sometimes reluctant sources. They are naturally inquisitive, ask hard questions, and enjoy hunting for information. An outstanding appraiser’s objectivity and sensitivity to new trends causes them to be connected and tuned into the heartbeat of the marketplace.

Because market value is often shaped by the needs, desires, and motivations of the marketplace, an appraiser must objectively estimate value beyond their own personal preferences and judgments. Hence a good appraiser must be emotionally detached, reasonable, and truthful.

An experienced appraiser is head and shoulders above the rest, particularly one who has lived and worked in the area his entire life. Only by reason of use, interaction, and ongoing engagement can one adequately assess the current market and predict future changes. This is why it is often best to employ a real estate appraiser who has lived and worked in your area their entire life.

Before choosing an appraiser to work for you, seek out someone who is not only licensed and certified, look also for prerequisite skills and experience. Better yet, if you can find a native born and bred local, someone who really and truly knows your territory and market, he can strategically prep and position you to be one step ahead of the pack.

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

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Clermont Property Appraiser – Clermont, Florida (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Polk County)

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

Until recently many states did not require individuals to meet specific qualifications before being allowed to perform appraisals. The Appraisal Institute came about as a result of the need to have professional unbiased estimates prepared by knowledgeable and trustworthy practitioners. Today every state maintains an appraiser regulatory law.

Nevertheless professionalism is not established by memberships, designations, and licenses alone. While a certificate of completion from a one-week course can be a good foundation, it does not always ensure ethical practice on the job. Experience always exceeds education alone.

Beyond the academic training, a professional appraiser also must possess strong communications, investigative, and analytical skills. What good is it if an appraiser has knowledge without the ability to communicate his observations and findings? Orderly, logical, and a grammatically correct manner of communication is equally if not more important.

A professional appraiser is someone who thinks and speaks clearly, possesses sound judgment, and writes client reports in a concise persuasive manner. Ambiguity and inconsistency are unacceptable.

Good appraisers are like detectives always seeking essential information from diverse individuals and sometimes reluctant sources. They are naturally inquisitive, ask hard questions, and enjoy hunting for information. An outstanding appraiser’s objectivity and sensitivity to new trends causes them to be connected and tuned into the heartbeat of the marketplace.

Because market value is often shaped by the needs, desires, and motivations of the marketplace, an appraiser must objectively estimate value beyond their own personal preferences and judgments. Hence a good appraiser must be emotionally detached, reasonable, and truthful.

An experienced appraiser is head and shoulders above the rest, particularly one who has lived and worked in the area his entire life. Only by reason of use, interaction, and ongoing engagement can one adequately assess the current market and predict future changes. This is why it is often best to employ a real estate appraiser who has lived and worked in your area their entire life.

Before choosing an appraiser to work for you, seek out someone who is not only licensed and certified, look also for prerequisite skills and experience. Better yet, if you can find a native born and bred local, someone who really and truly knows your territory and market, he can strategically prep and position you to be one step ahead of the pack.

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

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Central Florida Property Appraising & Consulting – Real Estate Appraisals in Central Florida

Appraisers ensure that the decisions made by buyers, sellers, government officials, insurers, investors, and others are based on well-informed, carefully reasoned judgment. Therefore appraisers help promote the stable and orderly development of the real estate market.

Appraisers of real property evaluate the utility and desirability of property and estimate its value for various purposes such as purchase and sale, financing, taxation, investment, and insurance. Appraisers consider the utility and value of properties.

An appraisal is nothing more than one person’s opinion based on research in the appropriate given market. That being said, it behooves the consumer to choose an appraiser who is knowledgeable and not merely a newly licensed practitioner. As for myself I was first a home builder for over twenty years, entered real estate brokering, than real estate appraising. This professional progression has been most useful and served me well.

The astute appraiser assembles pertinent and relevant data to which he applies the appropriate analytical techniques to accurately assess value. When these activities are combined with knowledge, experience, and sound professional judgment, the result is vital information and invaluable counsel.

Substantiated by relevant data and sound reasoning, the professional appraiser’s opinion carries considerable weight. The purpose of all appraisals is to estimate the defined value, which may be defined as the monetary worth of property, goods, or services.

Many people are involved in a flurry of real estate activities–buyers, sellers, tax assessors, investors, and insurers–and each has his or her own concerns about real property. That being said there are several different ways to consider the monetary worth of real estate.

When estimating value through the appraisal, the process entails assessing several components — market value, insurable value, investment value, or some other properly defined value of an identifiable interest or interests in a specific parcel of real estate.

Real estate presents both various opportunities and potential problems all of which must be accounted for and fully considered. Before hastily embarking upon anything within the real estate market, it is most advantageous to consider land utilization studies, supply and demand, economic feasibility, highest and best use analysis, marketability, and any proposals for existing development.

The many facets of real property and diverse interests all merge to make for a very delightful and sometimes complicated mix, which makes the appraiser and savvy real estate consultant a most valuable professional with whom to partner.

Paul Davis is Central Florida’s favorite and most reputable property appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A builder for over twenty years and also a real estate broker, Paul Davis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an appraiser.

Paul’s company Midstate Appraisals serves Central Florida (Lake, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter and Davenport in Polk counties).

Contact Paul Davis and Midstate Appraisals for your next appraisal:

Office: 325-242-9973

Cell: 352-636-6672

Fax: 352-242-4912

midstateappraisals@earthlink.net

http://www.midstateappraisals.org

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Breaking Down Walls – Lessons From 11-9 For A Post 9-11 Era

The Berlin Wall, known in the Soviet Union and in the German Democratic Republic as the “Anti-Fascist Protective Rampart,” was a separation barrier between West Berlin and East Germany (the German Democratic Republic), which closed the border between East and West Berlin for 28 years. Construction on the wall began on August 13, 1961, and it was dismantled in the weeks following November 9, 1989. The Berlin Wall was the most prominent part of the inner German border and an iconic symbol of the Cold War.

Conceived by the East German administration of Walter Ulbricht and approved by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, it was built during the post-World War II period of divided Germany, in an effort to stop the drain of labour and economic output associated with the daily migration of huge numbers of professionals and skilled workers from East to West Berlin, and the attendant defections, which hurt the Communist bloc economically and politically.

The Wall was successful at decreasing emigration (escapes – “Republikflucht” in German) from 2.5 million between 1949 and 1962 to 5,000 between 1962 and 1989.[2] However, it was a propaganda disaster for East Germany and the Communist bloc. It became a key symbol of what Western powers regarded as Communist tyranny, particularly after the high-profile shootings of would-be defectors.

Political liberalization in the late 1980s, associated with the decline of the Soviet Union, led East Germany to relax border restrictions, culminating in mass demonstrations and the fall of the East German government.

On November 9, 1989, the government announced that crossing of the border would be permitted. Masses of East Germans approached and then crossed the wall, and were joined by crowds of West Germans in a celebratory atmosphere. Over the next few weeks parts of the wall were chipped away by a euphoric public and by souvenir hunters; it was later removed using industrial equipment.

How can we daily chip away at and break down walls in a post 9/11 era?

1. Refuse to be gripped and governed by fear.
Fear is self-centered revolving around self-preservation. Fear has torment and is paralyzing. Fear is interest paid in advance on something you most likely will never own. It has been said ninety percent of our fears never occur. Therefore the only thing to fear is fear itself. Be bold, courageous, and fearless!

2. Believe the best about people, until they prove otherwise.
People should be innocent until proven guilty. Seek to prove people worthy, rather than looking for guilt. There is good in all of us that needs to be affirmed and recognized. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Before you entertain and listen to the bad about a person, ask to hear about the good.

3. Love and accept people unconditionally.
The Creator and universe loves and accepts us unconditionally as human beings. Do likewise. Create a culture of love and acceptance. As you do a community to which others want to belong will be created. Give people hope to belong, believe, and become.

4. Be hopeful and expect the best from people.
When you show a positive expectation toward people, you cause them to want to live up to your expectations. It is the force of faith in operation pulling people higher. Speak to and address people’s potential. Enlarge their vision and horizon paving the way for them to step into it.

5. Don’t be paralyzed by presumption and erroneous predispositions.
Beware of propaganda. Don’t believe everything the media and people tell you. Most often they are misinformed or only partially telling the entire story. Do your homework before wholly embracing something as gospel truth.

6. Investigate and seek the truth.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.  Not everything you hear is worth listening to. Truth must be tested and examined over time. Lies last but for a moment. The truth however is timeless and always does endure. Hold to the truth and don’t sell out to compromise.

7. Celebrate and honor all peoples.
As you live and let live, you shall liberate people. Celebrating and honoring people is the first way we bond with them. Before we can together build, we must first bond. Let the bonds of brotherhood grow, increase, and be strengthened.

8. Forgive and live.
We all make mistakes. Give people another chance. We as individuals and nations learn over time. For some it takes more time than for others to catch on. As we forgive, we free ourselves from carrying hostility and hate within our hearts. When we forgive we live and allow others to do the same.

9. Be patient, peaceful, and progressive.

Change doesn’t happen overnight. It is progressive and ongoing. Strive to be patient with people and nations as we all evolve. People make changes in an atmosphere of love. Russia’s Gorbachev brought down the wall because of President Reagan’s charm and heartfelt appeal. Reagan never threatened Gorbachev with war if he didn’t obey.

Love is patient and kind. Patience and a peaceful disposition often precedes progress. Nobody likes to be pushed. Patience tenderly and purposefully pulls people by their heart strings forward progressively.

10. Let dialogue and diplomacy replace hostility.
National dictators often just want to be recognized on the global scene and acknowledged. By welcoming everyone to the table to talk, we can diffuse much hostility and build bridges internationally. Nobody every died during a discussion. Dialogue and diplomacy enables us to go deeper to the real root issue motivating a person.

Let us all continue to break down walls between us so we can be a global community interconnected with heartfelt understanding and compassion.

Paul F Davis – author of United States of Arrogance

Paul Davis is a worldwide minister, peacemaker, change master, mediator, and life purpose coach (relational & professional).

Paul is the author of several books including Breakthrough for a Broken Heart; Adultery: 101 Reasons Not to Cheat; Are You Ready for True Love; Stop Lusting & Start Living; Waves of God; Supernatural Fire; Poems that Propel the Planet; and God vs. Religion.

Paul’s compassion for people & passion to travel has taken him to over 50 countries of the world where he has had a tremendous impact. Paul has served in many war-torn, impoverished and tsunami stricken regions of the earth. His Dream-Maker Inc. is building dreams, breaking limitations & reconciling nations.

Paul’s Breakthrough Seminars inspire, revive, awaken, impregnate with purpose, impart the fire of desire, catapult people into a new level of self-awareness, facilitate destiny discovery and dream fulfillment.

Contact Paul to minister, speak at your event, or for consulting:

RevivingNations@yahoo.com
407-284-1705

http://www.PaulFDavis.com

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