Barry Shea and Associates
Professional real property appraisal services in central New Hampshire
Barry J. Shea, IFA
Barry J. Shea, IFA has been actively engaged in the real
estate industry in H
He completed numerous courses of study relating to valuation and evaluation of real estate including the required hours of qualifying education for residential certification.
Immediately before his own firm in 1990, Shea was
associated with Byse Appraisal Services in Laconia.
He has been credentialed by the State of
Shea is a Senior National Instructor for the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA). He has also served as an adjunct instructor at the New Hampshire Community Technical College in Laconia where he has taught real estate, appraisal and general business courses and at Southern New Hampshire Universityís Laconia Center where he taught several business courses. In addition, he is an instructor for the Mid-West Appraisers Association and a director, instructor and course developer for the Trans-American Institute of Professional Studies, Inc.
He has performed experience qualification reviews for two states. Appraisal clients include various lenders, third-party relocation companies, attorneys and private parties. He has been qualified as an expert witness in several jurisdictions.
Mr. Shea has held the IFA designation from the NAIFA since
1997 and has met all of the continuing education requirements to maintain that
designation. He has previously
served as that organizationís Regional Governor for the New England states as
well as a president of its New Hampshire Chapter and as a National Director.
In addition, he is the past chair of the associationís Regulatory Issues
Task Force. He was the NAIFA member
representative to the Educational Council of Appraisal Foundation Sponsors
(ECAFS) for 2001 through 2004. He
also served as the NAIFA representative to The Appraisal Foundation Advisory
Council (TAFAC) from 2001 through 2008 and was the 2005 chair of that council.
He currently serves as chair of the Appraisal Standards Board of The
He has also held the RA designation from the Mid-West Appraisers Association
(MWAA) since 2004, and is a past member of the MWAA Board of Directors.
At its 2001 National Education Conference in
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