Sonja M. Laufer, AiSV AVS

Appraiser of Personal Property – Professional Profile

Sonja M. Laufer AiSVPast Experience

  • August 2012 – Present – Associates Appraiser Cummings & Associates (Appraisal Services Firm)
  • 1998 – Present – Co-owner, bookkeeper and accountant for Blu Laufer Construction, Eugene, OR
  • 2011 – 2012 Caregiver with In Home Health Services, California
  • 2003 – 2007 Owner, Certified Caregiver with All That Action Daycare, Eugene Oregon
  • Fall 1996 – 1997 Real Estate assistant with Terry Cummings, Coldwell Banker
  • 1994 – 1997 Co-Owner, Office & Servicing Technician with Environmental Es-Scents
  • 1988 – 1995 Personal Property Appraiser, Office Manager with Cummings & Associates
  • 1986 – 1988 Restoration, Office & Sales with The Victorian Parlour

Memberships

  • Certified Elect Senior Member AiSV: Appraisers International Society Advanced Valuation Specialist

Past Memberships

  • ISA (International Society of Appraisers) – designation full member
  • NW Chapter of ISA – member, legislative committee, treasurer
  • ISA’s National Conference, March 1993, Seattle, WA – host committee member &
    assistant to host committee chairperson (1992-1993)

Education

  • Current: Certified Member AiSCV AVS Elect Appraisers International Society – Certified Advanced Valuation Specialist Elect. (awaiting final submission of appraisals assignment, all testing successfully completed)
  • Jan-July 2013: AiS (Appraisers International Society) International Valuation Expert – 220 hours total classes January- October 2014; completed July 2013 AiSV diploma
  • July-October 2013: Completed Advance Valuation classes diplomas in: AiS Law, AiS, Tax, and AiS Trial Expert and AVS designation
  • October 2013 Final testing for Certification Diplomas for AiSCV Certification (Appraisers International Society Certified Valuer) AiSCV designation, awaiting certification diploma upon submission of 3 assigned appraisals in January 2014.

Past Education

  • August 1996, Eugene OR – completed State of Oregon Realty courses for certification
  • June, 1994; San Francisco CA – Business Evaluation 201 by American Society of Appraisers
  • Fall 1993/Spring 1994, Lane Community College, Eugene OR – Principles of Accounting I & II, Economics, Microeconomics, Finance
  • August 1991, Seattle WA – completed the ISA advanced appraisal courses
  • August 1990, Seattle WA – Methodology & Reasoning, Terminology, Methodology
  • May 1990, Philadelphia PA – Professional Appraisal Practice, Ethics, Business & Communication