Steve Souza Appraisals... has been family owned and operated in Yuba County since 1992. Steve Souza and Elizabeth Ferguson are a father daughter team of certified appraisers with over 50 years combined appraisal experience. Pam Souza is Steve's wife, Elizabeth's mother, and office manager extraordinaire.
Steve Souza... has been appraising real estate in Northern California since 1986 acting as a staff appraiser, regional manager, and, since 1992, an independent fee appraiser. During this time he has performed between 17,000 and 20,000 appraisal assignments.
Steve Souza has appraised in this appraisal's subject neighborhood continually since 1989 and has competent knowledge of this market.
Designations awarded include: Certified Real Estate Appraiser (CREA) in 1987 from the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers; previously a Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA) in 1992 from the Appraisal Institute, California Certified Real Estate Appraiser (CRREA) in 1992 from the California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers. He is currently a member of the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers and the Real Estate Appraiser Association, Sacramento Chapter.
Steve Souza has been recognized as an expert witness in Superior Courts or before regulatory boards in Butte, Sacramento, Sutter, and Yuba Counties.
Types of real estate appraised include single family residential, manufactured homes, condominiums, PUD's, 2-4 unit properties, bare land, subdivisions, ranchettes, farms, and ranches.
Elizabeth Ferguson... a.k.a., Lissa, was raised in the service area, and understands the people, places, and market. She began with her appraisers trainee license in 2003 after several years in the automotive business. She received her certification in 2009. She, too, appraises single family residential, manufactured homes, condominiums, PUD's, 2-4 unit properties, bare land, subdivisions, ranchettes, farms, and ranches, and specializes in rural and complex properties.
Pam Souza... began in the lending industry in 1975, working her way up to Assistant Vice President of a second mortgage and servicing company. After starting their family, Pam stayed home with the kids until they were older, then she started running the office for Steve. She has been running the office since Steve Souza Appraisals began in December, 1992.