QUALIFICATIONS OF THE APPRAISER
SHAWN O’CONNOR, AACI, Hon. B. Comm.
CURRENT STATUS IN BUSINESS
Area of coverage: Approximate Area of Coverage Includes: Bracebridge, Huntsville, Gravenhurst, Port Carling, Dorset, Bala, Lake Muskoka, Lake Joseph, Lake Rosseau, Lake of Bays, Georgian Bay, islands, mainland and surrounding areas – District of Muskoka, south District of Parry Sound and west Haliburton County areas.
Shawn O’Connor is currently the owner/operator of A1 Accurate Appraisal providing appraisal services in Muskoka, Haliburton and Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. Shawn O’Connor’s clients include municipalities, lenders, lawyers, businesses and private individuals who require review reports, expropriation consultations, appraisal reports for financing, litigation, divorce, financial planning, the Ecogift Program, tax matters, non-arms length transfer of title, estate settlement and reports for government agencies.
Shawn O’Connor is currently a licensed Realtor with Royal Heritage Realty Ltd. and provides realtor services in the Muskoka area.
As an AACI designated appraiser with Central Ontario Appraisals (Newmarket) Inc. Shawn O’Connor provided appraisals for the Ministry of Transportation, the Town of Aurora, businesses, individuals and lending institutions who required appraisal services with respect to expropriation proceedings, cash-in-lieu, financial planning or assistance with arranging financing in the Muskoka, Vaughan, Newmarket, Richmond Hill or surrounding areas.
As a Realtor in the Muskoka area Shawn O’Connor marketed real estate and represented clients who bought and sold waterfront, commercial and residential property.
Previous to entering the field of real estate Mr. O’Connor’s experience includes residential/commercial renovation contracting, website design services and commercial TV-film soundtrack production and composition. As a member of a news television and documentary crew Shawn was awarded a Certificate of Sincere Appreciation from Honourable Joe Clark, P.C., M. P., Secretary of State for External Affairs for dedicated service in the organization of the Open Skies Conference, Ottawa.
QUALIFICATIONS & DESIGNATIONS
AACI Accredited Appraiser, Appraisal Institute of Canada having qualified by examination and holding Certificate Number 4022 of the Appraisal Institute of Canada issued June of 2006.
Mr. O’Connor studied appraisal at the University of British Columbia, accounting and economics at the University of Ottawa and the University of Western Ontario.
Bachelor of Commerce – University of Ottawa
Graduated with Honours
Financial Studies – Bachelor of Arts – University of Western Ontario
PGCV – University of British Columbia
2006 – Present: AACI Designated Appraiser, A1 Accurate Appraisal – Owner/Operator (Bracebridge)
2021 – Present: Real Estate Sales Representative, Royal Heritage Realty Ltd.
2015 – 2021: Real Estate Sales Representative, Enjoy Muskoka Realty Inc. (Bracebridge)
2012 – 2015: Real Estate Sales Representative, Your Choice Realty Corp. (Huntsville)
2009-2012: Real Estate Sales Representative, Commonwealth Adventure Real Estate Inc. (Gravenhurst)
2006 – 2007: AACI Designated Appraiser, Central Ontario Appraisals (Newmarket) Inc., Real Estate Sales Representative, Home Life Muskoka Real Estate Ltd. (Bracebridge)
2004 – 2006: Real Estate Sales Representative, Re/Max Lake County Realty Inc. (Gravenhurst)
Appraisal Institute of Canada
OREA – Ontario Real Estate Association
Muskoka – Realtors Association of Ontario Lakelands
Canadian Commercial Council of Realtors of the Canadian Real Estate Association
SOCAN – Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada
1990 Certificate of Sincere Appreciation from Honourable Joe Clark, P.C., M. P., Secretary of State for External Affairs for dedicated service in the organization of the Open Skies Conference, Ottawa.