Melissa Bond is a Certified Residential Appraiser licensed in Mississippi and Louisiana. Since 1994, she has been the sole proprietor of her thriving real property appraisal practice. This practice specializes in fee appraising for VA, FHA, Fannie Mae, title companies, attorneys, school districts, and the general public. Melissa is also a State Compliance Reviewer performing investigative reviews for USPAP-compliancy adherence.
As a Continuing Education Provider and author, she has personally developed over 27 continuing education courses for real property appraisers, tax assessors, lenders, underwriters, REALTORS, etc. She has developed, coordinated, and presented course studies that align with current and prospective licensing issues as presented by the Mississippi and Louisiana State Licensing Boards, as well as, the Standards Board.
Melissa has served on various Boards and Committees at the local and state levels for REALTOR and appraiser organizations, associations, and coalitions. Through training opportunities, Melissa has been highly successful in opening and maintaining lines of communication between the REALTOR and appraiser professions.
Serving as an appraiser advocate for licensees, Melissa has assisted numerous appraisers in successfully defending themselves when faced with a consumer complaint before his/her licensing board.