Dr. Craig Julian, SRA, MRICS

Qualified Real Estate Appraisals


Summary of Qualifications:

Dr. J. Craig Julian, SRA, MRICS
General State Certified Appraiser
160 Seclusion Drive, Bostic, NC 28018, 704-681-2753

Letters of Reference

I have been a real property appraiser for 30 years. This experience has been nationwide in various capacities for the largest banks, corporations and private individuals in the United States. Specifically, I have worked as a fee appraiser, staff appraiser, review appraiser, manager of review appraisers, Forensic Review Appraiser, multi-state appraiser manager, appraisal instructor, owner and director of an appraisal school for the largest real estate school in Texas, author of appraisal courses and textbooks. Clients and former employers include Mayor of Houston, TX, Wachovia, World Savings, Wells Fargo, RBC, Sun Trust, First National Bank of Shelby, NC, FDIC, RTC, VA, FHA, State of Texas, Vinson and Elkins, Weil, Gotshal & Manages.

Professional Activities & Affiliations
Appraisal Institute, Member, (SRA) – United States

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Member, (MRICS) – USA & UK

National Association of Appraisers, Member, MAA, United States

IDECC, Approved Instructor, CDEI, United States


Licenses and Certification
North Carolina, Real Estate General Appraiser, A6405

South Carolina, Real Estate General Appraiser, 6193

Texas, Real Estate General Appraiser, TX-1321140-G

North Carolina, Real Estate Broker, 256080


Approved Appraisal Instructor
Appraisal Institute

North Carolina Appraisal Board

South Carolina Appraisal Board

Texas Real Estate Commission

West Virginia Appraisal Board

AAS – Real Estate, HCC,

BSIS – Psychology and Communication, University of Houston

MDIV – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

DOCE, Doctorate of Education, CBCS


Qualified Before Courts & Administrative Bodies
Federal Bankruptcy Court, Houston, TX

District Court, Houston, TX

Family Law Court, Sugarland, TX

Family Law Court, Houston, TX

State Court of Texas

Numerous Depositions in TX and NC

Books Published
Real Estate Appraisal Exam Prep for the 21st Century (Aug. 2008)

(General and Residential Appraisal Exam Prep)

Solving the Mystery of the FHA Appraisal (Aug.2008)

What the Lender Really Wants - Confessions of a Former Staff Appraiser -

Analyzing Market Conditions and Appraisal Report Writing (March, 2009)

Analyzing Market Conditions (Oct. 2009)

Rethinking the Sales Comparison Approach (May 2010)

Revisiting the FHA Appraisal (Jan, 2011)

Course Offerings
The Appraiser as an Expert Witness

Real Estate Appraisal Exam Prep

Solving the Mystery of the FHA Appraisal

Analyzing the 1004MC form and Market Conditions

Rethinking the Sales Comparison Approach

Revisiting the FHA Appraisal

Appraisal Report Writing

Basic Appraisal Course-Residential and Commercial

Basic Appraisal Principles (Residential and Commercial)

Basic Appraisal Procedures (Residential and Commercial)

Fair Housing for Appraisers

Fannie Mae Guidelines

Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis

Law of Agency

Law of Contracts

Real Estate Principles I

Real Estate Principles II

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

Site Valuation and Cost Approach

The FHA/VA Appraiser

The HVCC and Cuomo

URAR-Understanding the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report


Updated: September, 2013

Service Area

North and South Carolina.
Consultation on valuation issues throughout the United States.
Counties: Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Rutherford, Mecklenburg and Union.


Dr. Craig Julian, SRA, MRICS

Consultant: James L. Julian, MAI, SRA