Resume – CV






Principal and Owner–Brad Heavey Real Estate Appraiser & Consultant 2626 El Aguila Street Carlsbad, CA 92009 (760) 438-2498 – (760) 753-5900 / V Realty (Cal. Broker License # 00609627) Mobile (760) 889-0398; email:


Appraisal and real estate consulting, with analysis including market valuation, diminution in value, market resistance analysis, rental analysis and expert witness.  General market research, appraisal for family matters including divorce, estate planning, estate purposes, property tax adjustment, PMI removal, mortgage financing.  Real Estate standard of care testimony.


Independent Real Estate Appraiser and Consultant Associated with THE LAWRENCE GROUP, Real Estate Appraisal Services, Del Mar, CA (March 1987-February 1992)

Real Estate Sales (1977-1987) Services included residential sales, small income property sales, multi-tenant leasing, and general property management.


Real Estate Appraisal and Related Courses:

CE course for license renewal 2001- 2019 including USPAP available upon request. Intro to uniform appraisal dataset; Mold, pollution and the appraiser; The cost approach; Construction details and trends; Land and site valuation;  February 2013 Mortgage fraud protect yourself; How to analyze & value income property; USPAP  February 2011; Survey- July 2008; Risk Management-July 2008; Protecting the Fee-July 2008; Due diligence and Disclosures July 2008; USPAP – March 2008; USPAP- February 2007; Selling Income property Successfully – October 2005; USPAP – February 2005;  Federal and State USPAP – February 2005;  Federal and State Laws and Regulations January 2005; Real Estate Appraisal January 2005; Internet for Appraisers February 26, 2000; FHA 203K Appraisals February 25, 2000; Home Inspection – February 25, 2000; Loss Prevention – February 24, 2000; Becoming an FHA Appraiser – February 24, 2000; USPAP – September 25, 1999;Federal & State Laws – September 25, 1999; Limited Appraisal Reports October 10, 1998; Computer Applications – February 5, 1998; Cost Approach – July 1997; Homeowner’s Tax Breaks – January 1997; American Disabilities Act – January 1997; Real Estate Math – January 1997; Methods of Residential Financing – January 1997; Consensual Dual Agency – January 1997; Pricing Properties to Sell – January 1997; Tax Free Exchange of Residential Property – January 1997; USPAP – August 1996; Federal & State Laws & Regulations – August 1996; Standards of Professional Practice, Part A (1991); USD, Appraisal Institute Course 102: Applied Residential Property Valuation 1988 SREA; Advanced Real Estate Appraisal 1986 Mira Costa College; Principles and Practices of Appraisal 1986 Lincoln Graduate; Real Estate Appraisal 1978 Mira Costa College; Real Estate Practice 1977, Mira Costa College; Real Estate Principles 1972, Palomar College.

Real Estate Courses:

CE course for license renewal 2000- 2019 available upon request. Selling Income property Successfully – October 2005; LLC Company for Group Investments (2004); The 1031 Reinvestment Plan (2004); Trust Funds, Fair Housing, Ethics & Agency (2004); Real Estate Escrow (1991); Real Estate Law (1991); Real Estate Finance (1990); Real Estate Investment Analysis (1985); Small Syndications That Really Work (1985); Ethics and Professional Conduct (1985); Structuring & Analyzing Seller Financing (1985); Packaging Commercial Properties (1982); Small Syndication (1981); Government and Conventional Loans (1981); Single-Family Residences and Condominiums (1981); Creative Finance; Parts I and II (1981)


Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers – Member (1996 – 2006) 2011

CAR, NAR, SANDICOR, MLS. Toastmasters International member, Beach & Business Toastmasters Secretary 2013; VPE 2013-2014, Area 11 Governor 2013-2014; VPE 2018-2019


Properties appraised have included: Single Family, Luxury Single-Family Residences, Estate Property, Condominiums, Vacant Land, Proposed Construction, 2-4 units, over 5-units, Commercial Bank, commercial land. Appraising in San Diego County including luxury communities of Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach since 1987.


San Diego County, Orange County, Riverside County, LA


State of California Department of Real Estate

California Real Estate Licensee, 1977-1990

California Real Estate Broker 2000 to present

Volunteer – Meals on Wheels 1997-2002

AYSO Soccer 2002-2004

AYSO – Coach, assistant Coach; 2004 Volunteer of the year

356 Porsche Club, 356 Porsche Registry

Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build 2008

Toastmasters member since May 2012 – Area 11 Governor 2013-2014

MOPAR club of San Diego – 2016-2018



Expert Witness, Superior Court, San Diego County, Orange County, Riverside County

1990 to present;

Litigation – 1990  McDonald, Hecht & Solberg; SD Superior Court Case No. 578494- Case settled

Litigation – 2003 – Pasternak, Pasternak & Patton US District Court Case # 03-2707

Trial – Judge Joel Pressman – February 2004

Deposed January 2004 – Burkhardt & Larson – Case settled

Deposed December 2004 – Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar – Case settled

Arbitration December 2004 – Prudential California Realty

Arbitration April 2005 – Burkhardt & Larson

Deposed May 2005 – Dillon & Simonsen – Case settled

Deposed January 2006 – La Jolla Law Group – Case settled

Deposed April 2006 – Marks, Golia & Finch – Jury verdict

Deposed July 2006 – Massey, Berman *

Trial – *Case settled after dead-lock Jury (Trial February 2007)

Deposed January 2007 – White & Bright  – Case settled

Deposed February 2007 – Wood, Smith, Henning – Case settled

Deposed February 2007 – Peters & Freedman

Trial – Judge Sergin – February 2007

Deposed September 2007 – Michael Hearn

Deposed September 2007- Ross, Dixon & Bell

Deposed October 2007 – Michael Newlee – Case settled

Trial – Judge Tom Nugent – March 2008

Trial – Judge Charles Margines (Orange County CA) May 2008

Deposed July 2008 – Peters & Freedman

Trial – Judge JFK (Riverside CA) July 2008

Deposed November 2008 – Dunk Law Firm

Deposed November 2008 – Dunk Law Firm

Deposed November 2008 – Miller Johnson Law

Deposed  October 2009 –  Saied Kashani

Deposed January 2010 – Burkhardt & Larson

Trial – Judge Dahlquist San Diego February 2010

Deposed October 2010 – Quade & Associates

Arbitration June 2012 – William Braun

Deposed  August 2013- Eppsteiner & Fiorica

Deposed August 2014 – Rhys C. Boyd-Farrell

Deposed 2015 – Rhys C. Boyd-Farrell

Deposed 2018 – Michael Weinstein

Trial – Judge John S Meyer San Diego 2019


California Office of Real Estate Appraisers; Certified-Residential, Certificate #AR009314

California Department of Real Estate; Real Estate Broker License #00609627

DATA: Data is obtained from MLS, Public records, extensive file data base and associates active in appraising.



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