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P.O. Box 125
Waldorf, Maryland 20604
301-932-9039 (fax)

James Hooper

Maryland License Status

Certified General Status

Virginia License Status

Certified General Status 



B.S. Degree - Business Management - University of Maryland

Post Graduate Courses - American University

Continuing Education Courses - Charles County Community College


Specialized Appraisal Courses

AIREA – Course 1A – Appraisal Theory

AIREA – Course 1B – Basic Appraisal Tech

AIREA – Course 2A – Capitalization Theory & Tech. 1

AIREA – Course 2B – Capitalization Theory & Tech. 2

AIREA – Course 2C – Capitalization Theory & Tech. 3

AIREA – Course 3A – Case Studies in Valuation

AIREA – Course 3B – Report Writing

AIREA – Course SPPA – Standards of Professional Practice, Part A

AIREA – Course II42D – Standards of Professional Practice, Part B

AIREA – Course I410 – Standards of Professional Practice, Part A

AIREA – Course 550 – Advanced Valuation Applications

AIREA – Course Using Your Financial Calculator

Introduction to Environmental Considerations for the Appraiser

AIREA – FHA and the Appraisal Process

AIREA – Course 430 – Standards of Professional Practice, Part C

AIREA – Course Valuation of Detrimental Conditions

VA Appraisal Seminar

Recent Developments in Real Estate Appraisal Law and the USPAP

AIREA – Course SE810 – Computer Enhanced Cash Flow Modeling

AIREA – Course SE710 – Condemnation Appraising

AIREA – Seminar – Appraising High Value and Historic Homes

AIREA – Seminar – Real Estate Fraud Seminar

The Appraiser’s Responsibilities & Liabilities



President, Hooper & Associates, Waldorf, Maryland (January 1989 to Present)

Staff Appraiser, Matthews Realty Corp., Waldorf, Maryland (1984 to 1988)

Staff Appraiser, Delta Realty, Inc., Waldorf, Maryland (1976 to 1984)

Maryland Real Estate Salesman (1975 to 1979)

Maryland Real Estate Broker (1979 to Present)

Qualified Expert Witness, United States Bankruptcy Court of Appeals; United States Bankruptcy Court; Maryland Tax Appeals Court; Tax Appeals Boards for Prince George’s County and Charles County; Circuit Court for Charles County, St. Mary’s County, Prince George’s County and Calvert County; District Court for Charles County and St. Mary’s County


Partial List of Clients

Maryland State Highway Administration

Maryland Department of General Services

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Maryland Department of Agriculture

County Commissioners of Charles County

County Commissioners of Calvert County

County Commissioners of St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works

Charles County Parks & Planning

Calvert County Parks & Planning

St. Mary’s County School Board

Charles County School Board

Veterans Administration – St. Mary’s County and Charles County

Federal Housing Administration – Maryland and Virginia

University of Maryland

Bank of America

M & T Bank

Maryland Bank & Trust

Suntrust Bank

PNC Bank

Branch Banking & Trust Company

Old Line Bank

County First Bank

Virginia Commerce Bank

Burke and Herbert Bank

K Bank

Sandy Springs Savings Bank

Provident Bank

Prince George’s Federal Savings Bank

Navy Federal Credit Union

Severn Savings Bank

Cedar Point Federal Credit Union

The Washington Savings Bank

Community Bank of Tri-County

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

U.S. Steel

Potomac Electric Power Company

Southern Maryland Electric Company

Southern Maryland Oil Company

Various Mortgage Lenders, Various Relocation Services, Attorneys, Developers, Individuals, etc.



Southern Maryland Board of Realtors

Institute of Real Estate Management (designed title of CPM)

Associate Member, Appraisal Institute

Member, International Right-of-Way Association


Types of Appraisals

Income producing properties such as office buildings, warehouse, other commercial establishments, condominiums, residential, subdivisions, houses, farms, vacant land, etc