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Steve Maxwell, Owner

1st America Real Estate Services

Formal Education

M.S. in Educational Leadership from S.I.U., Carbondale, December 1985.      

B.S. in Education from S.I.U., Carbondale, March 1972.

Marion High School Graduate of class of 1967.

 Real Estate Activities

1990 - 2000: Real Estate Sales Agent for Coldwell Banker Realty, Marion

1995 - Present: Illinois Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

1994 – Present: Real Estate Pre-License Instructor        

Real Estate Education

Real Estate Salesman class

Real Estate Broker’s Classes 

Illinois 1,2, & 3 - USPAP, Appraisal Procedures, Appraisal Principles 

Illinois 4, Basic Valuation of Non-Residential Properties

Illinois 6, Residential Report Writing,

Real Estate Continuing Education

Regression Analysis: The Appraisal Approach of the Future

Introduction to Environmental Considerations for the Appraiser

Basic HUD/FHA Appraiser Requirements

Automated or Streamlined Underwriting & Limited Appraisals

Accessing & Integrating Internet Appraisal Data

Onsite Observation & Reporting Requirements for FHA Properties

Fair Housing & Fair Lending and The Appraiser

Adjustments, The Appraiser and the Underwriter

Understanding Illinois Appraiser Enforcement

Appraising The Oddball: Nonconforming & Difficult Properties

National USPAP Update

HUD/FHA Appraisal Update 

Real Estate Credentials

1990 - Present Licensed Real Estate Broker  

1993 – Present Pre-License Real Estate Instructor

1995 - 9/4/03 Licensed Real Estate Appraiser

2003 - Present Certified Real Estate Appraiser - #156.0002745

HUD/FHA Appraiser Roster - January 2005  


NAR/IAR/Egyptian Board of Realtors since 1990, Egyptian MLS since 1993

1st America Real Estate Services
1010 Oakwood Lane
Marion, Illinois 62959 
Phone/Fax (618) 997-9607 / Cell/Voice Mail (618) 923-3629
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