Beth L. Graham Appraisals

Real estate appraisals you can trust

Phone: 517.394.4583

About Us

Beth L. Graham, Certified Residential Appraiser, is licensed by the State of Michigan, Candidate member of the Appraisal Institute™, 2016 President Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS, 2010 Michigan REALTOR of the Year, 2010 GLAR REALTOR of the Year, 2009 WCR Michigan member of the Year, 2007 Michigan Mortgage Lenders Volunteer of the Year and 2004 President of the Michigan Chapter of the Women's Council of REALTORS®.

With over 30 years experiencing valuing real property, Beth has the knowledge, the experience and the integrity to provide you with a reliable appraisal. Beth is active in many community services and is committed to providing you with a reliable appraisal and the highest standard of professionalism.

You can browse Beth's many qualifications for real estate appraisal below:

Michigan License

Certified Residential Appraiser and Broker (#1201000601)

Titles

  • Residential Accredited Appraiser (RAA)
  • Performance Management Network (PMN)
  • ePro

Certifications

  • Transnational Referral Certification (TRC)
  • Referral And Relocation Certification (RRC)
  • Broker Price Opinions Resource (BPOR)

Education

  • Graduate of Ferris State University — Big Rapids, Michigan
    Bachelors degree in Business Administration (1985)
  • Certificate — Ferris State University
    Certificate in Real Estate (1985)
  • Graduate of Davenport University — Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Associates degree in Accounting (1983)

Memberships

  • Appraisal Institute — Candidate Member — past Education Chair of the Mid-Michigan Chapter
  • State of Michigan Real Estate Appraisers Board — Past Vice Chair 2006-2012
  • Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®:
    • 2005-2008 — Board Director & Present
    • 2010 — REALTOR of the Year
    • 2012 — Circle of Excellence
    • 2015 — President Elect
    • 2016 — President
  • Michigan Association of REALTORS®:
    • 2008 — Finance & Budget, Conv & MiCREA-Chair
    • 2010 — MAR REALTOR of the Year
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • Mid-Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association:
    • 2006 — MidMMLA Inspiration Award
    • 2007 — Volunteer of the Year
    • 2003-2015 — Treasurer
  • Women's Council of REALTORS® 1994 & 2006 Lansing — 2009 State Member of the Year:
    • 1997 — Local Chapter President
    • 1998 — Vice President of Membership
    • 2000 — State Corresponding Secretary
    • 2001-2002 — State Financial Secretary
    • 2003 — State President — Elect
    • 2004 — State President
    • 2005-2006 — State Governor
    • 2009 — State Member of the Year

Appraisal Courses

  • Society of Real Estate Appraisers Course 101 (1987)
  • Society of Real Estate Appraisers Course 102 (1988)
  • Standards of Professional Practice - NAR (1991)
  • FHWA Appraisal and Appraisal Review for Federal, State and Local Programs (1992)
  • Capitalization 301 (1992)
  • Engineering 901 - International Right-of-Way Association (1994)
  • Standards of Professional Practice - Appraisal Institute — 410 A & 420 B (1994), 430 C (1997 — 2001)
  • Narrative Report Writing — Appraisal Institute (2001)
  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics & Valuation Modeling (2007)
  • Residential Report Writing — Appraisal Institute (2012)
  • Residential Site Valuation — Cost Approach (2012)

Seminars Attended

  • Red Flags in Construction — MAR (1986)
  • URAR Form - Society of Real Estate Appraisers & Appraisal Institute (1986 & 1993)
  • HP-12C Calculator Course (1987)
  • Evaluation of Residential Construction - AIREA (1987)
  • Small Income Residential Property Appraisal — SRA (1990)
  • Easement Valuation — Appraisal Institute (1991)
  • Limited Appraisals & Reporting Options — Appraisal Institute (1994)
  • Comparative Residential & Commercial Construction (1994)
  • Expert Testimony — Appraisal Institute (1995)
  • Appraisal Reporting of Complex Residential Properties — Appraisal Institute (1995)
  • Successfully completed GRI 1 — MAR (1987)
  • Successfully completed LTG 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 — WCR (1995 — 2001)
  • Appraisal Office Management — Appraisal Institute (1999)
  • FHA Seminar — Appraisal Institute (1999)
  • Counting the Cost — Marshall & Swift (2000)
  • Inspection Liability (2000)
  • FHA Appraisal Inspection from the Ground Up — Appraisal Institute (2000)
  • Residential Consulting — Appraisal Institute (2000)
  • Fannie Mae: Serving the Client — Appraisal Institute (2000)
  • GIS Workshop — Appraisal Institute (2001)
  • When Good Houses Go Bad — Mid—Michigan Chapter (2002)
  • Manufactured Housing — Appraisal Institute (2003)
  • Course 400; USPAP Update — Appraisal Institute (2004)
  • Scope of Work — Appraisal Institute (2004)
  • Course 420 — Business Practices and Ethics (2004)
  • REO Seminar — JVI, Inc. (2005)
  • Appraising High Value Homes — (2005)
  • FHA & The New Appraisal Forms — (2006)
  • NAR ePRO certification (2006)
  • Appraising Waterfront Property — (2007)
  • Identify Theft — (2008)
  • Appraising for Alternate Uses — (2008)
  • Appraising REO Properties — Appraisal Institute (2008)
  • Appraisal Challenges — Declining Markets & Sales Concessions — Appraisal Institute (2008)
  • FHA Appraising (2008)
  • The New Market Conditions Form (2009)
  • Appraisal Curriculum Overview (2009)
  • Using Spreadsheets (Excel) — Appraisal Institute (2009)
  • Business Practices & Ethics — Appraisal Institute (2011)
  • Valuation by Comparison — Appraisal Institute (2010)
  • USPAP — (2012)
  • Appraising the Appraisal; Residential Review — Appraisal Institute (2012)
  • UAD Aftereffects: Efficiency vs. Obligation — Appraisal Institute (2013)
  • Appraising Condos, Coops and PUDs — Appraisal Institute (2013)
  • Unraveling the Mystery of Fannie Mae Guidelines — Appraisal Institute (2013)
  • Michigan Law (2014)
  • 2014-2015 7 Hr. USPAP Update (2014)
  • FHA Appraising for Valuation Professionals Appraisal Institute (2015)

Other Accomplishments

  • Successfully completed the FHA Appraiser Exam (12/99)
  • Received the RRC — Referral & Relocation Certification — Women's Council of REALTORS® — (1997)
  • Received the Leadership Training Graduate Designation (LTG) — WCR (1997) and the Performance Management network Designation (PMN) — WCR (2004)
  • Attended the Appraisal Institute Young Advisory Council educational conferences in 1993 and 1995, Washington D.C.
  • Expert testimony for divorce and insurance appraisals.
  • Depositions for Michigan Department of Transportation condemnation appraisals.
  • 30 years of full time real estate appraising experience.
  • 2012 & 2013 Member of the GLAR Circle of Excellence.
  • City of Lansing Planning Commission Member.
  • Experienced Residential Review Appraiser and teacher of appraisal topics.
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Beth has over 30 years of experience providing real estate appraisals.