Five Things You Need to Know About the Appraisal Process + a Rent Control Update

January 10, 2024

Topic: Five Things You Need to Know About the Appraisal Process + a Rent Control Update

Important things that those in the fiduciary world need to be aware of about what an appraiser needs to know when you request an appraisal or send a client to an appraiser; the role of the appraiser in the process, and an update on rent control and it’s effect on the market in Pasadena.

Glen Kangas, Speaker at Fiduciary Round TableSpeaker: Glen Kangas, Appraiser, True Footage, Inc

Glen grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and graduated from Temple City High School. He then went on to UCLA and obtained a degree in Political Science. After that, he stumbled into a career as a Real Estate Appraiser having found his true passion.

He has been an appraiser for over 30 years appraising homes all over Southern California with a wide range of experience including REO’s, Luxury, 2-4 unit, ADU, TIC and Cooperatives and is an expert witness in Los Angeles, Orange and Santa Barbara counties.

After starting his own business, GA Appraisals, Inc. in 2004, he worked for many years on his own enjoying the daily variety being an appraiser and exploring the food scene in the areas he worked! In 2020 he developed a passion and a process for mentoring and training new appraisers in the industry.

With his wealth of experience and appraisal knowledge, Glen has begun to reach out to those in the lending and real estate industry to provide insight into the inner workings of appraisals and to educate the public about the role of the appraiser in the real estate industry.