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commercial appraiser, southern california, Since 1984

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Commercial Appraiser
310.337.1973
harris_curtis@sbcglobal.net
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OUR MISSION
To provide our clients with the best, most reliable consulting services available anywhere at any price.

OUR WEBSITE
Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. The
objective of our website is to organize the world's real estate information and make it universally accessible
and useful. Sometimes it pays to play "Follow the Leader."

OUR WORK PLAN, A TECHNICAL / FORENSIC APPROACH
We believe the prerequisites of a successful real estate appraisal, consulting, and valuation firm are
diversity, an extensive background, and specialized knowledge that when utilized appropriately are the
catalysts for complex problem solving. Accordingly we have developed a methodology and study approach
which exploits the most recent developments in computer technology for both data analysis and information
management. In addition to the commercially available software, utilized by our firm, such as Word Perfect,
MicroSoft Office, Generic CADD, FloorPlan, and Plan Ease we have designed analytical software using
Lotus 1-2-3, Fortran IV, and even Basic-A. Our proprietary software was designed to prepare market data
analysis, building load and function analysis (based upon key design ratios), standard and discounted cash
flow analysis, sales comparison analysis, multiple regression analysis, lease vs. buy analysis, and a
complete development-investment-and-financial analysis au fait participating mortgages and equity
structures providing simple, cumulative, and compound preferences. (IRS TAX Appraiser Services,
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In the areas of land use (highest and best use), economics, market analysis, and planning our endeavors
have resulted in the production of several computer models that are capable of measuring the benefits and
disadvantages of planned and sporadic growth patterns. Aided by tools such as export base multipliers,
location quotients, input/output analysis, and aerial photography we have successfully tracked and
identified, economic and social factors, which have lead to regional prosperity or blight.

We are aware that some jurisdictions may have laws, administrative rules, regulations, or ordinances that
stipulate requirements in the valuation of real estate within their jurisdictions. We are then bound to utilize
these requirements and comply with USPAP under the Jurisdictional Exception Rule.

We are well aware that we are in an information driven industry and to insure ready access to the best and
most recent information effecting the real estate industry, we have made a significant investment in our
library which contains Expert Witness in Civil Trails by Mark A Dombroff, Construction Arbitration by Thomas
Oehmke, and a complete set of the following: California Real Estate Law 2d., by Miller and Stark; selected
volumes, including The California Eminent Domain Law of Deering's California Codes published by Bancroft
Whitney. And, a complete text of the following: Section 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 24 - The
Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs;
The Appraisal Guide, which provides guidance on appraising real estate for acquisition under 49 CFR, Part
24b, May 2001; The Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisition, 1992; Title 2, California
Code of Regulations, Office of Public School Construction, Section 1859.44.1, Site Acquisition Guidelines;
Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Education, Section 1400, Minimum Standards; Title 25, California
Code of Regulations, Housing and Community Development, Section 6182, Acquisition; The California
Health and Safety Code Division 24, Section 33000, en seq - The California Community Redevelopment
Law; The California Evidence Code Section 810-824, Evidence of Market Value of Property; The California
Code of Civil Procedure Section 1258.210-1258.300, Discovery-Exchange of Valuation Data; The Los
Angeles County Superior Court Rules, 1995; and via the Internet, California Law, which consist of 29 codes,
covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. Information presented reflects laws
currently in effect. [Commercial Appraiser Los Angeles (LA CA) real estate appraiser los angeles]

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OUR COMPANY HISTORY
Founded in 1984 along with our subsidiary, the Property Inspection and Reporting Service of Southern
California (PIRS), we have successfully completed a variety of assignments including administration of the
Los Angeles County Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program (HRLP). Our administration of the HRLP
provided us the opportunity to assist with the rehabilitation of residential properties owned by people with
low and moderate incomes. The scope of our administrative responsibilities was general in nature and
included the following: notifying property owners of available funds, qualifying applicants based upon
income and need, project planning, preparation of bid documents - including plans and specifications,
contractor selection, and construction monitoring on one to four family residences. At the risk of sounding
boastful we proudly say that of the six companies contracted by the County of Los Angeles, the PIRS/Harris
Company alone, was successful in making loans with 100% of the funds allocated to our firm.

On July 15, 2001 we were notified by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California that our
proposal to provide their agency with both Fair Market Value Appraisal Services and Real Estate Physical
Inspection Services had been accepted. We anxiously await the execution of these contracts and servicing
the needs of this well respected agency.

Also in 2001 we were approved to prepare real estate valuations for the Los Angeles Unified School
District. To date we have completed one limited-summary, acquisition appraisal on a R.V. Storage Facility.
The function of this assignment was to assist the LAUSD in the evaluation and acquisition of the real estate
interest as required for the Woodlawn Elementary Expansion Project.

On July 1, 2001 we, once again (1997-2001), were awarded contracts to provide real estate appraisal
services to the County of Los Angeles, California. The first of which is from the Community Development
Department which has an aggregate compensation of $380,000 and the second is from the Housing
Authority of the County of Los Angeles with an aggregate compensation of $100,000. This follows the last
year of a three contract to provide Real Estate Acquisition Appraisal and Consulting Services to, the
Economic/Redevelopment Division of the Community Development Commission of the County of Los
Angeles. Appraised property types have ranged from small residential and commercial properties to large
commercial/industrial sites. Appraisal functions have ranged from “acquisition” to “finance” to “sale” and
from “as-is” to “as proposed” or “in reuse.” Communities include: West Altadena, Marvilla, Willowbrook,
East Los Angeles, and East Rancho Dominguez. While these appraisals are prepared in compliance with
the State of California Eminent Domain Law, the likelihood of any forthcoming condemnation action is
minimal.

From 1998 to the Present and for four years (1989-1993) under contract, we have provided real estate
consulting and appraisal services to the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles.
These services include: Market and Fair Market Value Appraisals on Commercial (Office/Retail) Properties,
Special Use Properties (several restaurants and a 29,000 square foot movie theater), Agency Owned
Properties (most notably one Recreation Center); and "Before" and "After" Rehabilitation Appraisals on
Single Family Residences, Multiple Family Residential Properties, Residential Community Care Facilities,
Affordable Housing, and even Single Room Occupancy Housing. In our years of service we completed 98%
of our assignments on time and error free. Communities include: Downtown Los Angeles, Little Tokyo,
Korea Town, South-Central, Pico-Union, Crenshaw, Boyle Heights, San Pedro, and Watts.

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From 1997 to present we have assisted the Commerce Community Development Commission with a number
of Appraisal Assignments on vacant and improved Multifamily Residential, Commercial, and Light Industrial
Sites.

Just recently we were Certified by the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC), a newly formed agency of
HUD, who awarded us a sub-contract to produce physical inspections and provide financial information for
HUD-insured and assisted housing. The purpose of the Inspection Contract is to inspect properties with
HUD-held mortgages, properties for which HUD acts as the Section 8 contract administrator, and properties
owned by Public Housing Agencies. We look forward to assisting Secretary Cuomo with the implementation
of his HUD 2020 Management Reform Plan who’s goal is “to restore public trust in HUD and executing its
mission to ensure decent, safe, and sanitary housing in good repair.”

From 1995 to date, we were given the enviable opportunity of providing Real Estate Disposition Consulting
and Appraisal Services to the Nations Largest Purchaser of First Trust Deeds and Mortgages, the Federal
National Mortgage Association, FannieMae. To date we have provided Rehabilitation and Sales Consulting
along with “As-Is” and “As-Repaired” Valuations on more than 475 residential properties and have played a
significant role in assisting with the disposition of hundreds of Real Estate Owned (REO) properties. We
have been over 99% effective in meeting our 7 day verbal, and 10 day written appraisal turnaround.

In 1994, we began providing acquisition consulting and appraisal services to the Community Development
Commission, County of Los Angeles for its Low Income Housing Program. They designed this program to
provide County owned, low income and Section 8 housing, extraneous to conventional housing projects. Its
objectives are to acquire vacant land or distressed multifamily residential properties and build or rehabilitate
these properties to provide "decent, safe, and sanitary" housing for needy families. To date we have
participated in the creation of more than 100 qualified units, either by site location and acquisition
negotiation, or by providing real estate appraisal services. Communities include: Florence, East Los
Angeles, and Willowbrook.

In 1991, we provided instrumental assistance, in the form of acquisition consulting and appraising, with the
Freedom Ford Relocation Project, a proposed 3.5 acre redevelopment project, located within the City of
Lynwood (a single $25,000+ assignment). We can handle the big jobs. Unfortunately the economic viability
of this project could not be established, and therefore, it was abandoned. We take the upmost pride in our
contribution to the completion of the "Lynwood Towne Center," a 10-acre Commercial Redevelopment
Project, which included acquisition consulting, planning, feasibility analysis, and real estate valuations on
commercial and light industrial properties within the project area. [Commercial Appraiser Los Angeles (LA
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Our list of prestigious clients includes the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Alameda Corridor
Engineering Team, the County of Los Angeles-Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO), the Federal
National Mortgage Association (FannieMae), IndyMac Bank, Washington Mutual, the City of Los Angeles-
Community Redevelopment Agency, the County of Los Angeles-Community Development Commission, the
City of Pasadena-Community Development Department, the City of Lynwood-Lynwood Redevelopment
Agency, the City of Compton-Compton Redevelopment Agency, the City of Culver City, the City of
Commerce-Community Development Commission, Western Federal Savings, City National Bank, Downey
Savings, Wells Fargo Bank, Alliance Bank, One United Bank, Founders National Bank of Los Angeles, IRS
TAX Appraiser Services, The Resolution Trust Corporation, Emerson International Companies, Broadway
Federal Savings, ICON Associates, Pacific Southeast Partners, and many others. Our assignments have
ranged from fair market value appraisals on single family residential real estate to economic feasibility
studies and development planning on commercial and industrial real estate. With pride we say that our
broad-based education, experience, and commitment, have qualified us as experts in the fields of
Residential, Commercial and Industrial Real Estate, and more recently Business Valuations.

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Areas Served: (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernardino Counties) Areas Others
Please Call (310.337.1973 or email curtis_harris@harriscompanyrec.com) Acton, assessment tax appeals
appraiser, Agoura, Agoura Hills, Agua Dulce, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Arleta, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa,
Baldwin Hills, Baldwin Park, Bassett, Bell, Bell Canyon, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Box Canyon,
Bradbury, Burbank, Calabasas, Calabasas Hills, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Carson, Castaic, Century
City, Cerritos, Chatsworth, City of Commerce, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Cornell, Covina,
Crystalaire, Cudahy, Culver City, Del Sur, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, East Los Angeles, East Rancho
Dominguez, El Monte, El Segundo, El Sereno, Elizabeth Lake, Encino, Firestone Park, Flintridge, Gardena,
Glassell, Glassell Park, Glendale, G lendora, Granada Hills, Hacienda Heights, Hansen Hills. Harbor City,
Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hazard, Hermosa Beach, Hi Vista, Hidden Hills, Highland Park, Holly Park,
Hollywood, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada Flintridge, LaCrescenta, La Habra
Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, LaCanada, Lake Hughes, Lake Los Angeles, Lake View Terrace,
Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Leimert Park, Lennox, Leona Valley, Lincoln Heights, Littlerock, Llano,
Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Los Nietos, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan
Beach, Marina Del Rey, Maywood, Mirada, Mission Hills, Monrovia, Monte Nido, Montebello, Monterey Park,
Montrose, Mount Baldy, Mount Wilson, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Norwalk, Oak Park,
Oakwood, Pacific Palisades, Pacoima, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Panorama
City, Paramount, Pasadena, Pearblossom, Phillips Ranch, Pico Rivera city, Playa Del Rey, Pomona, Porter
Ranch, Quartz Hill, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rancho Park, Redondo Beach, Reseda,
Ritter Ranch, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Rosemead, Rosewood, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, San
Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, San Pedro, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Saratoga
Hills, Saugus, Sepulveda, Sherman Oaks, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South
Pasadena, Stevenson Ranch, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sun Village, Sunland, Sylmar, Tarzana, Temple City,
Thousand Oaks, Toluca Lake, Topanga, Torrance, Tujunga, Universal City, Val Verde, Valencia, Valley
Village, Valyermo, Van Nuys, Venice, Verdugo City, Vernon, View Park, Walnut, Walnut Park, Watts, West
Covina, West Hills, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, West Toluca Lake, Westchester, Westlake Village,
Whittier, Wilmington, Windsor Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills

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Commercial Appraiser, Southern California