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James B. Keim
4429 Wagner Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18020-9437
Phone 610-691-6528 Fax 610-691-0572

Performing Residential Real Estate Appraisals since 1978 for private clients, attorneys, accountants, lending institutions, and government agencies.

Appraisal Experience

1990 to 2009                James B. Keim Appraisal Company
4429 Wagner Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18020-9437 

1985 to 1990                Cain Realtors Appraisal Department
 33 South 17th Street, Allentown, PA 18104  

1978 to 1983                Valley Federal Savings and Loan
 100 North Third Street, Easton, PA 18042

Real Estate Broker Experience

1994 to 2006                Patt White Company 
 190 Brodhead Road, Suite 100, Bethlehem, PA 18017  

1990 to 1994                ERA George Santoro Real Estate Company
 1103 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018

 1985 to 1990               Cain Realtors 
 33 South 17th Street, Allentown, PA 18104  

Professional Memberships

National Association of Realtors
Pennsylvania Associations of Realtors
Lehigh Valley Board of Realtors 

Residential Appraiser, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Certificate No. RL-000533-L, issued November 12, 1991
Associate Broker, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Certificate No. AB-045552-A, issued January 21, 1988
                              (Placed in escrow May 2006) 


Society of Real Estate Appraisers
Course 101-Introduction to Real Estate Appraisals
Ohio State University
R-2 Exam for Valuation of Residential Property
St. Johns Fisher College, Rochester NY

Income Capitalization Uses and Techniques
FHLBB Rules and Regulations, Standards and Reporting
Standards of Professional Practice
URAR Form, Revised URAR Form
Market Extractions
R-41B, R-41C

Pennsylvania State University:
Real Estate Finance
Residential Appraisal Theory and Practice
Residential Appraisal
Advanced Residential Appraisal
Analysis of Residential Construction
Business and Real Estate Law
Pennsylvania Title Insurance

Northampton County Community College:
Appraisal for Condemnation and Right-of-Way


Continuing Education for Recertification of License

2006 USPAP Update
Understanding Real Estate Taxes
PA Required Law Update
New Scope of Work Rule
Understanding Real Estate Appraisal Review
2005 Proposed Guide to the New URAR
2004 USPAP Update
Appraising for the Secondary Market (FNMA-FHLMC)
National USPAP Equivalent
Appraisal Review
Limited Appraisals and Scope of Work Decision
Pennsylvania Mandatory Update
Professionalism in Real Estate/Code of Ethics
2003 Residential Construction
Does My Report Comply with USPAP
2002 Appraiser Liability
Pennsylvania Mandatory Update
USPAP Update
2001 Real Estate Fraud and the Appraisers Role
2000 Factory Built Housing
Intro to Narrative Appraisal Report Writing
USPAP Update
Pennsylvania Mandatory Update
1999 Automated Valuation Models
Income Capitalization
Regression Foundation
USPAP Update
Pennsylvania Mandatory Update

Assorted Seminars:
Environmental Issues and the Appraiser
Ad Valorem Tax Assessment Consulting and Appraisal Law
Construction Cost Estimating
Pennsylvania Appraiser Certification Law and Regulations
Appraisal Approaches Standards
Cost Approach
Direct Sales Comparison Approach
Valuations and Evaluations of Income Property Analysis


Partial List of Clients:

Embassy Bank                                           Bank of Pennsylvania
Sovereign Bank                                         Valley Federal Savings and Loan
Summit Bank                                              Lafayette Ambassador Bank
First Valley Bank                                       Harleysville Savings Bank
Premier Bank                                             Greater Bethlehem Savings Bank
Meridian Bank                                            Lehigh Valley Credit Union    
M&T Bank                                                  Bethlehem Teachers Credit Union
Twin Rivers Bank                                      Heights St. Josephs Credit Union
Nazareth National Bank                             Travelers Mortgage Company
Team Capital Bank                                     East Stroudsburg Savings Bank