Michigan State License #1201002016

Professional Affiliations

Member – Appraisal Institute – General Associate
Member- Michigan Association of Real Estate Appraisers (MAREA)

Professional Experience

May 1992 – Started Doug Snell Appraisal Co.
May 1991-May 1992 – John Meyer Appraisal Co.
November 1985-May 1991 – Mortgage Loan Officer and Branch Manager for several mortgage companies in the Grand Rapids Metro Area


1969-72 BS Degree/Business Administration – University of Wyoming,
1991 Real Estate Principles – Appraisal Institute
1991 Appraisal Standards and Ethics – National Association of Realtors
1992 Sales Comparison Approach – National Association of Realtors
1992 Cost & Income Approach, Valuation of Interests – National Association of Realtors
1996 Income Capitalization – Northern Michigan University
1996 Commercial Cost Approach – Northern Michigan University
1996 Non-Residential Sales Comparison Approach – Northern Michigan University
1996 Introduction to Small Business Valuation – Northern Michigan University
1998 Appraisal 202 – Residential Case Studies – Northern Michigan University
1999 FHA and the Appraisal Process – Appraisal Institute
2002 Comprehensive Residential Overview Part A – Northern Michigan University
2003 USPAP Appraisal Core Course 901 Northern Michigan University
2003 Residential Design and Functional Utility – Northern Michigan University
2004 The Scope of Work – Expanding Your Range of Services – Appraisal Institute
2004 Appraising Manufactured Housing – Northern Michigan University
2004 Michigan Appraisal License Law Review – Northern Michigan University
2004 The Professional’s Guide to the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report – NMU
2004 The New FNMA 1004 – Appraisal Institute
2004 Cool Tools and Resources – Appraisal Institute

USPAP – Appraisal Institute

Business Practices and Ethics
Appraising High Value and Historic Homes
USPAP Update
UPSAP Update – Appraisal Institute
Education (continued)
2009 Michigan Appraisal License Law Review – Appraisal Institute
2009 Appraising Distressed Commercial Property – Appraisal Institute
2010 Valuation of Green Residential Properties
2010 The Discounted Cash Flow Model: Concepts, Issues and Apps
2011 On Line Business Practices and Ethics
2011 Michigan Economy-Appraisal Institute
2011 FNMA and Freddie Mac Uniform Appraisal Data Set-Appraisal Institute
2012 Business Practices and Ethics-Appraisal Institute
2012 USPAP Update-Appraisal Institute
2012 Michigan Appraising Laws and Rules
2012 Residential Applications: Using Technology to Measure and Support Assignment Results
2012 Michigan Economy
2012 Michigan Law and Rules

Association Memberships

Member, General Associate – The Appraisal Institute
Member – Michigan Association of Real Estate Appraisers (MAREA)
Member – Grand Rapids Association of Realtors
Member – Michigan Association of Realtors
Member – National Association of Realtors
Past Member – West Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association

Partial List of Clients

Bank of Holland Chenard & Osborn Ins. Co.
Byron Bank Distinctive Homes
Caledonia State Bank
Prestige Properties
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Miller, Johnson
Coldwell Banker
Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett
Fannie Mae
Rhoades McKee
Fifth Third Bank
Plunkett & Cooney
Founders Bank & Trust
Wrigley & Hoffman
Law Weathers & Richardson
Macatawa Bank
Multiple Relocation Companies
Lake Michigan Credit Union
United Bank
Michigan Commerce Bank
Mercantile Bank
PGP Valuation
Warner, Norcross & Judd
Atty. Diann Landers

Your Professional Appraisal Team Since 1983