"Steve Vehmeier is the best instructor on the planet."
Ralph Nugent, St Petersburg, FL
Florida State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser RZ290, and AQB Certified USPAP Instructor 44590, Steve Vehmeier conducts the appraisal qualifying and continuing education programs at St. Petersburg College, and at State College of Florida. In addition, he teaches for national appraisal schools and national appraisal organizations, as well as for his own Florida appraisal school.
Steve has written over fifty appraisal-related courses for his school and the colleges, as well as national schools and organizations. He has written nationally recognized appraisal texts including: “Does My Report Comply with USPAP?”, “HP-12C for Appraisers”, “Deriving and Supporting Adjustments”, “Introduction to Regression Analysis for Appraisers”, “Disciplinary Cases…What NOT to Do”, “HUD Appraisal Standards Update”, and others. He has also authored a number of online courses including the “60-Hour General Appraiser Income Approach” for qualifying education, and several continuing education offerings. He has served as a subject matter expert for national and state agencies and boards. He has also served as a national director and chapter director of multiple national appraisal organizations, and is a current or past member/affiliate of eight of the national professional appraisal organizations.
Steve provides training services for state, national and international lenders, and also for property appraiser’s offices. He has served as an appraisal expert witness for the State of Florida. The holder of a degree in education, Steve has also authored courses on the psychology of teaching adults, and business practice procedures. Additionally, his professional real estate experience spans over three decades and includes property management, full service real estate brokerage, real estate development, real property appraisal, real property consulting, manufactured home dealer, and provider of appraisal education as an author and instructor.
He is a naval air veteran, private pilot, president of his condominium association, licensed real estate broker, and happily married to his 8th grade sweetheart.