Real Estate Qualifications of Richard J. Conti

Specific Experience

Real Property Valuations for appraisal reports for residential and income producing properties completed with Certified Residential Appraisers and Certified General Appraisers for Conti Appraisal Service
Real Property valuation research for appraisal reports for the Durkin Co., Boston, MA, Copley Appraisal Service, North Attleboro, MA and Fitzgerald Appraisals, Easton, MA Broker Price Opinions for Conti Real Estate, Attleboro, MA. Since 1998
Self-contained real property appraisal reports for the Internal Revenue Service in taxable estates for decedent estate tax purposes prior to regulation change, 2006.
URAR summary appraisal reports for Conti Appraisal Service co-signed by Certified Residential Appraisers.
Real Estate Sales for Conti Real Estate as salesperson and associate broker.

Formal Education and Advanced Study:

University of New Hampshire.  Bachelor of Arts
Rhode Island School of Design. Certificate in Continuing Education
Stonehill College, University Of Massachusetts at Amherst, Continuing Adult Education
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008
Specialized Studies in Primary Education, over 300 hours as follows: 67 hours in 30-hour segments; American Society of Appraisers courses: Report Writing 204, Legal and Commercial Environment of the appraiser. 4 hours in a ASA/IRS seminar Decedent Estate Taxes and 7 hours in Appraiser as Expert Witness. 142 hours with Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers REA1.2 Practical Residential Appraising, REA 2.1 Practical Income Appraising, REA 2.1B Income Property Appraisal Basics,  Appraising Complex Properties and The Uniform Residential Appraisal Report, Also, 60 hours in 30 hour segments with the American Real Estate Academy, Foundations of Real Estate Appraising and Appraising the Single Family Residence.

Additionally as continuing education to support the Real Estate Appraiser and Broker licenses: 2 hours each in the following: Chapter 93A-Consumer Protection, Seller Agency, Buyer Agency, Contract Law, Investment Property, Real Estate Brokerage – Professional Ethics, Brokerage Relationships in MA, Residential Mortgage Loan Market, Credit Today, Residential Construction and Procuring Cause, and 3 hours in Contemporary Issues in Appraising with the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers. 2 hours in a American Banking Association /Appraisal Institute Teleconference.

Finally, to obtain accreditation from the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officials; 30 hour each Courses1 through 5, course 201 and MA Department of Revenue Course 101, currently City Assessor, Taunton, MA

Professional Associations
National Association of Professional Appraisers, Senior Professional Appraiser Designation
American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser in Personal Property and  Accredited Reviewer of Personal Property Appraisals
National Association of REALTORS©
Massachusetts Association of REALTORS©
North Bristol County Board of REALTORS©
Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers, Candidate Member
Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officials, Secretary of the Bristol County Assessors Association, Inc.

Massachusetts: Auctioneer, Since 1991
Massachusetts: Real Estate Appraisal Trainee
Massachusetts: Real Estate Broker. Since 1998
Massachusetts Vocational Technical Instructor:

Teaching: Attleboro Board of REALTORS®  “Don’t Let Trash, Trash Your Sale”, Boston Chapter, American Society of Appraisers “What Clients buy with  an Appraisal”, Attleboro Bar Association and Bristol County Estate Planning Council “Good Attorneys & Good Appraisers”.

Work Experience: 1998 co-founded Conti Real Estate for the sale of residential and commercial real property., 2000-2004 Durkin Company, Boston. Appraisals of real property. 1993-present, Conti Auctioneers liquidation of  Real Estate foreclosures. 1991 – 1993 Co-owner, Moon & Conti Auctioneers, Inc., Operated Attleboro Auction Center with bi-weekly liquidation of Estates and consigned goods. 1981 – 1991 Account Executive in various New England advertising agencies specializing in business–to–business marketing and promotion of FORTUNE 500 clients. 1976 – 1981 Editor of several eastern New England newspapers, journals and newsletters with public and commercial audiences.

Community Service: Attleboro Zoning Board of Appeals, Senior Member, Attleboro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Attleboro, Past President, Attleboro Streetscape Committee, Chairman, Attleboro Fireworks Committee, Chairman, Attleboro Cultural Council Member, Attleboro Tri-Centennial, Parade Chairman. 2014 Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year.

Additional Specific Experience Relative to this Position: Liquidation of real estate at Foreclosure Auction, Attleboro Area MA 1991 – 2006, Appraisal of personal Property for taxation purpose, Appraisal of real estate with the Durkin Co., Boston MA 1999 – current, Expert Witness for the Attorney General of Rhode Island in Superior Court, City Assessor, Taunton, MA, Subscriber of H3 Multiple Listing Service,