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Long Beach Area Specialist
 William E. Criss
State Certified Residential Appraiser 
Owner/President - Online Appraisal Comany
Summery of Experience
 Appraisal Experience:

I have over 25 years of experince appraising both existing and proposed construction of a variety of properties including income properties (2-12 units), small commercial properties, condominiums, planned unit developments, vacant and improved land, as well as a variety of complex single family dwellings.  I have experience using all form reports as well as experience using narrative formats.   Counties in which I have worked extensively include:  Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernadino, and Riverside.  I am approved by the Department of HUD to complete FHA appraisals as wells as the Department of Veterian Affairs to complete VA appraisals in these counties.  Prior to starting my own firm I held the positon of Director of Appraisal Services for First Appraisal Network.  My responsibilites included training and managing a staff of fifteen appraisers, review all in house work, as well as outside review work.  I have also designed and conducted in-house training for serveral direct lenders and clients, completed various appraisal for tax and estate purposes, as well as private consultaton work.

Propery Management Experience:

I have owned and managed properties in Long Beach since 1994.  Currently, I own and manage multiple residential rental units in Long Beach with experience in various types including condominiums, single family, and multi-unit properties.  My experience includes all aspects of property management from acquisition, rehabilitation, to leasing vacant units, and managing existing tenants. Tenant relation experience including tenant screening, lease negotiations, settlements of tenant disputes, collections, and evictions.  I have worked with the city of Long Beach as well as the Long Beach Housing authority in managing and refurbishing residential units, and placing Section 8 tenants. Over the past 15 years I have developed a keen knowledge of current rental rates and trends in the area. Other past and current investments including negotiating and funding multiple second trust deeds on residential properties in the Orange Countly area as well as investments in start-up technology companies and financial companies. 
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Finance Concentration

Servite HS (
Anaheim, CA.
HS Diploma
State Cerified Residential Appraiser
I.D. # AR002895

Foundation of Real Estate Aprraisers
Certificate # 815-09-2612815-00
Member # 10704

California R.E. Sales License # 01016512

Orange County Multiple Listing Service - Member

VA Selection Roster - Department of Veterans Affairs
( VA Approval)

Lenders Selection Roster - Department of HUD
(FHA Approval)

Apartment Owners Assocation - Member 

Appraisal Institute 

National Association of R.E. Appraisaers

I have completed hundreds of hours of real estate related education over the past 25 years.  I have continually updated my education with the most relevent appraisal coursework and an emphasis on new appraisal technology as well as the current changes in the industry.  I have completed all state mandated appraisal courses including the latest USPAP courses and current State Laws and Regulations.  I have also completed all necessary couses, seminars, and testing to become both FHA and VA approved.  I am currently attending various seminars and conferences directly related to real estate.  My eduction is ongoing.