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Disciplinary Actions 2016 - Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors

APPRAISERS

17-REA-12 Mary Arndt (#04-20660) Civil Penalty of $500 for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-511 and COMAR 09.19.02.04 by renewing her license with 35 of the required 42 hours of continuing education complete, with the remaining 42 hours being completed subsequent to the renewal.

16-REA-47 Daniel R. Douglas (#03-11603) Civil Penalty of $1,500 for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-511 and COMAR 09.19.02.04 by renewing his license with 14 of the required 42 hours of continuing education complete, with the remaining 28 hours being completed subsequent to the renewal.

16-REA-46 Stuart R. Fine (#03-11566) Civil Penalty of $2,500 for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-511 and COMAR 09.19.02.04 by renewing his license with zero (0) of the required 42 hours of continuing education complete, with the remaining 42 hours being completed subsequent to the renewal.

16-REA-20 Yevgeny Gekht (#03-28097) 90-day Suspension and Civil Penalty of $7,500 for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-701(a)(1)(x)(xi)(xii)&(xiii) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (“USPAP”) Standards Rules 1-4(a), 1-4(b), 2-2(a)(viii), and the Ethics Rule by failing to exercise reasonable diligence to develop, prepare or communicate an appraisal; and being negligent or incompetent in developing, preparing or communicating an appraisal.

06-REA-01 William E. Howard (#03-11944) Civil Penalty of $3,500 and Ordered to complete a 15-hour National USPAP Course and a 30-hour Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches Course for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-701(a)(1)(x)(xi)(xii)&(xiii) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (“USPAP”) Standards Rules 1-4(a), 1-4(c), 2, 2-2(a)(viii), and 2-2(a)(x) by failing to exercise reasonable diligence to develop, prepare or communicate an appraisal; and being negligent or incompetent in developing, preparing or communicating an appraisal.

17-REA-02 Eddie H. Moy (#02-12599) Civil Penalty of $500 for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-309 and COMAR 09.19.02.04 by renewing his license with 34 of the required 42 hours of continuing education complete, with the remaining 8 hours being completed subsequent to the renewal.

15-REA-27 Michael Threadgill (#04-12892) Ordered to complete a 15-hour Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach Course and a 7-hour Sales Comparison Approach Course for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-701(a)(1)(x)(xi)(xii)&(xiii) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (“USPAP”) Standards Rules 1-1(a), 1-1(b), 1-2(h), 1-4(a), 1-4(b), 2-1(a), 2-1(b), 2-2(a)(viii), 2-2(a)(x) and 2-2(a)(xi) by failing to exercise reasonable diligence to develop, prepare or communicate several appraisals; and being negligent or incompetent in developing, preparing or communicating an appraisal.

16-REA-08 Ronnie Tutt (#04-12892) Ordered to complete a 15-hour Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach Course and a 7-hour Sales Comparison Approach Course for violating Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. & Prof. Art. (“BOP”), §16-701(a)(1)(x)(xi)(xii)&(xiii) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (“USPAP”) Standards Rules 1-1(a), 1-1(b), 1-2(h), 1-4(a), 1-4(b), 2-1(a), 2-1(b), 2-2(a)(viii), 2-2(a)(x) and 2-2(a)(xi) by failing to exercise reasonable diligence to develop, prepare or communicate several appraisals; and being negligent or incompetent in developing, preparing or communicating an appraisal.

16-REA-35 Ki Song Yi (#02-11859) (#02-11859) Surrender of license

HOME INSPECTORS

16-INSP-03 Tony Cyrus, (#30224) fined $500 for violating BOP Art., Annotated Code of Md., §§16-701.1(a)(6) and (7) and 16-4A-01(a)(3) and (4), as well as Code of Maryland Regulations 09.36.07.07B(3) and 09.36.07.08B(1) and (2) by failing to provide the location of the main fuel shut-off, the location of the main electrical disconnect, and the voltage rating of the electrical service.