Qualifications

Constance M. Covert, MAI

Personal Background

  • Rollins College, 1974-1976
  • University of Florida 1977-1979
  • BS Degree in Accounting, Marywood College, 1987
  • Real Estate Broker and Partner; Covert & Covert, Inc. 1977-1986
  • Partner; Rhodes, Covert & Rickolt, P.A., 1989-1996
  • Fee Appraiser; Albright & Associates of Ocala, Inc. 1986-1989
  • President; Covert Appraisal Services, Inc.
  • Professional Organizations/Designations:

  • Member Appraisal Institute, (MAI) #8933
  • Young Advisory Council, Appraisal Institute (1997)
  • Chairman, Ocala/Gainesville sub-chapter, Appraisal Institute (1997, 1998)
  • Chairman, Education, Appraisal Institute, East Florida Chapter, (1999-2001)
  • Director, Appraisal Institute, East Florida Chapter, (2002-2006)
  • General Appraiser Council Admissions Committee (2000-2002), Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Experience Subcommittee (2004-2006), Appraisal Institute
  • State Certified General Appraiser, License No. 290631 (GA)
  • State Certified General Appraiser, License No. RZ526 (Florida)
  • Ocala Board of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Civic Organizations:

  • Economic Development Council, Economic Summit Committee
  • Big Sun Noon Jaycees, Secretary 1985,1986
  • Florida Thoroughbred Owner’s & Breeder’s Assoc.
  • National Society of Daughters of Founders & Patriots of America
  • Real Estate Education:

  • Introduction to Appraising Real Property (SREA), 1980
  • Real Estate Appraisal Principles, (AIREA) 1986
  • Basic Valuation Procedures, (AIREA), 1987
  • Standards of Professional Practice (AIREA), 1986, 1992
  • Capitalization Theory & Techniques-A (AIREA), 1988
  • Capitalization Theory & Techniques-B (AIREA), 1988
  • Easement Valuation (AIREA), 1990
  • Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation, (AIREA), 1989
  • Report Writing & Valuation Analysis (AIREA), 1989
  • Real Estate Appraisal (UNIV OF FL), 1980
  • Real Estate Law (Univ of Fl. ), 1980
  • New Construction Seminar (AIREA), 1987
  • Non-residential Report Writing Seminar (AIREA), 1990
  • Investment Analysis, (AI), 1992
  • American Disabilities Act Seminar (AI), 1993
  • Rates, Ratios, and Reasonableness, (AI), 1993
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Seminar, (AI), 1993
  • Residential Construction Materials and Methods (AA), 1994
  • Appraisal Practices for Litigation (AI), 7/95
  • Appraisal of Retail Properties (AI), 10/95
  • The High Tech Appraisal Office (AI), June 1996
  • The Internet & Appraising, (AI), June 1996
  • Appraising Nursing/Congregate Care Facilities (AI), August 1996
  • Highest and Best Use & Market Analysis (AI), Sept. 1996
  • USPAP Update, (CFCC); November, 1996
  • Florida Condemnation Valuation & Appraiser Liability (AI), May 1997
  • Standards of Professional Practice, Part C (AI), Sept. 1997
  • Industrial Valuation Seminar, (AI), Sept 1997
  • Understanding and Using DCF Software Seminar (AI), Dec. 1997
  • USPAP Update (CFCC), Nov. 1998
  • Condemnation Appraising: Advanced Topics & Applications (AI), June 1999
  • International Symposium, The Globalization of Real Estate (AI) June, 1999
  • Valuation of Local Retail Properties, (AI), September, 1999
  • USPAP Update (FAR), March, 2000
  • 1031 Exchanges/An investors dream, Feb., 2001
  • Valuation of Detrimental Conditions (AI), November 2001
  • Appraisal strategies, Lee & Grant, February, 2002
  • Appraisal Fraud; The appr. Responsibilities and Liabilities, (AI), Feb., 2002
  • Analyzing Commercial Leases (AI), Sept. 2002
  • USPAP Update (AI), Oct, 2002
  • Business Practices and Ethics (AI) May, 2003
  • Florida Core Law Update (AI), Sept. 2003
  • ASFMRA Code of Ethics, Oct. 2004
  • Technology and Internet for the Florida Appraiser (AI), May, 2003
  • Appraising the Tough Ones, AI, Oct. 2005
  • USPAP (AI) 11/04
  • USPAP (AI) 3/06
  • What clients want appraisers to know (AI) 11/06
  • Highest and Best Use Seminar (AI) 8/07
  • Valuation of Wetlands (AI) 9/07
  • Florida Law (AI) 2/08
  • Supervisor/Trainee Roles & Relationship (AI) 2/08
  • Florida Core Law Update (AI) 4/08
  • Litigation Skills for the Appraiser (AI) 5/08
  • An Introduction to Valuing Commercial Green Buildings (AI) 7/09
  • Appraising Distressed Commercial Real Estate (AI) 8/09
  • Property Tax Assessment Seminar (AI) 4/10
  • Florida Law (M) 11/10
  • Supervisor/Trainee Roles & Relationship (M) 11/10
  • Florida Core Law Update (M) 11/10
  • The Appraiser as an Expert Witness (AI) 2/11
  • Litigation Appraising; Specialized Topics & Applications (AI) 2/11
  • Business Practices and Ethics (AI) 2/11
  • Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications (AI), March, 2011
  • Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property & Intangible Business Assets (AI),3/12
  • Spotlight on USPAP; Hypothetical & Extraordinary Cond/Common Errors/work files (AI) 5/12
  • USPAP Update (AI), Sept. 2012
  • Florida Core Law Update (AI), Sept. 2012
  • Complex Litigation Appraisal Case Studies (AI 7/13)
  • Critical Thinking in Appraisals (AI 1/14)
  • Appraisal of Self-Storage Facilities (McKissock) 3/14
  • The Dirty Dozen (McKissock) 10/14
  • HP12C (AI) 10/14
  • USPAP Update (AI), Nov. 2014
  • Florida Core Law Update (AI), Nov. 2014
  • Valuation of Conservation Easements & Other Partial Interests (ASFMRA) 2015
  • Business Practices and Ethics (AI) 2015
  • Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (AI) 2015
  • I live on a small farm, breed Thoroughbreds, as well as enjoy my riding horses. Not only am I qualified as an appraiser, but also as a horse person and a native of Ocala, Florida USA.