Trahern Real Estate Appraisal, PC

315 Espey Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527-8777

PHONE 541-479-7179

Fax 541-474-0268

Completing Real Estate Appraisals in Josephine, Jackson, and Southern Douglas and Curry Counties.




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Employee Information

Job title

Keith C. Trahern, CREA, President, Appraiser, 19 years of appraisals in Southern Oregon.

State of Oregon Certified Residential Appraiser #CR00695 Exp 05/31/2011

Nancy K Trahern, Registered Appraiser Assistant #AA02042 Exp 11/02/2009

Key responsibilities
Real Estate Appraisals for Banks, Estates, Attorneys, Divorce, Small Commercial, FHA, Rural Development, FmHA

We also do Consulting/Marketing,  Real Estate Consulting, Litigating Consulting, Business Consulting, Company profiling, Efficiency, Small Business Marketing and Business strategies.


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Contact Information

Street address

315 Espey Road

Grants Pass, OR 97527

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Current Projects

*       Residential

*       Commercial

*       Farm

*       Bare Land

*       Income

*       Refinance

*       Estates

*       Market Analysis

Qualifications of Appraiser


Keith C. Trahern, CREA


AA in Business Administration, Northwood University, Midland, Michigan

Real Estate School of Oregon, Medford, Oregon

      Appraisal and Real Estate School of Oregon

Board of Equalization School, Oregon Department of Revenue

National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, National Appraisal Conference


Professional Experience:

Real Estate Appraiser, 1990 to Present

Appraiser for Josephine County Assessors Office, 1991-1993

Board of Equalization Appraiser, Curry County, 1995 – 1998 Tax Years

Board of Ratio Review Appraiser, Curry County, 1996-2001 Tax Years

Board of Ratio Review Appraiser, Josephine County, 2007-2008 Tax Years

Curry County Consultant, Land Use Board, Land Trade 1996 – 1997

State Licensed Salesperson, 1990 – 1996

Part owner Target Marketing, Grants Pass, OR  1983-1988

Parts and Service Cordinator , North Valley Auto Center, Grants Pass, OR 1987-1988

Service Advisor, and Service Assistant Manager, Jim Fisher Nissan, Portland, OR 1988-1989

Service Advisor Star Imports, Grants Pass, 1989


Appraisal Certificates:

      State Licensed Appraiser (Oregon), Certification #CR00695 (expires 05/31/2011)

      County Certified Property Appraiser, 1990 - 1997, State of Oregon (Dept of Rev.)


Business/Professional Activities:

      National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, 1990 to 2005 & 2008

            CREA (Certified Real Estate Appraiser)

      Environmental Assessment Association, 1991 – 1995

            CEI (Certified Environmental Inspector)

General Information

Also have worked for Valley Lumber Company , Farming, Small Engine Mechanic Door installer and Roof contracting. 

I feel this gives a good all around backgound for any job that comes, willing to work hard, think outside the box, and still maintain a strong ethical background.

Fifth Generation living in Southern Oregon. I know the area, and know the the history of many of the properties in the area.  



Mortgage Fraud Protect yourself            2009                                                  Appraising FHA Today                                  2009

Loss Prevention                                            2008                                                 State of the industry Hot Topics                 2009

National USPAP update 7 hrs           2007 &  2009                                        USPAP   15Hrs                                                   2007                                                 

Environmental Pollution & Mold 2 hrs    2007                                                 The Dirty Dozen 2hrs                                     2007

Supervising Appraiser/Assistant 4hrs   2007                                                  Fair Housing 4 hrs                                          2007

Develop & Growing Appl. Prac. 10hrs    2007                                                  Narrative Report Writing  15 hrs                2005

Appraisal Practice – 30 hrs                             2003                                                   Income Methodology  -30 hrs                       2001

FHA Update 4 hrs                                              1999                                                   Applied Residential Appraisal -30hrs         1999

USDA/Farm Service Agency 4 hrs               1997                                                   FHA/HUD Appraiser Training 4 hrs            1996

Appraisal Guidelines, Alliance -4hrs            1996                                                   The Technical Insp.of RE 15 hrs                 1995

Contaminated Properties DOR 15 hrs        1993                                                   Farm & Ranch Appl’s, DOR 30 hrs             1992

Review Appraisals 8 hrs                                 1990

more classes and seminars available upon request.


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Trahern Real Estate Appraisal, PC.
Last revised: June 1, 2009