Qualifications of Michael J. Baxter
CRP Senior Appraiser

Valbridge Property Advisors | Free and Associates, Inc.

Independent Valuations for a Variable World

State Certifications

State of Utah

Brigham Young University

Contact Details
801.262.3388 (phone)
800.747.0552 (toll-free)
[email protected]

Valbridge Property Advisors |
Free and Associates, Inc.
1100 East 6600 South
Suite 201
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121


Appraisal Institute
Certified Relocation Professional of the Employee
Relocation Council . CRP Designation
ERC (Employee Relocation Council)
Salt Lake Board of Realtors
Wasatch Front Regional MLS
Park City Board of Realtors

Courses Completed:
Advanced Look at the REPC & Short Sale Forms
Appraisal & Real Estate Lending
Appraisal Review and Sing Family Residences
Appraising High Value and Historic Homes
Business Practices and Ethics
Computer Basics for Appraisers
Defending, Documenting and Supporting Appraisal Reports
Evaluating Residential Construction
Fannie Mae Guide Update
Fannie Mae Today
FHA Appraisal Inspection from Ground Up
FHA Appraisal Process
FHA Today
FHA / HUD Appraiser Training Course
Fraud, Flip and the FBI
Identifying Relevant Characteristics
Litigation Skills for the Appraiser
New Fannie Mae Forms
Practice of the Appraisal Review . FHA Protocol
Recerts, Updates and You
Residential Design & Functional Utility
Residential Property Construction & Inspection
Rule Changes, Hot Issues, Trends
Short Sales & Foreclosures
Standards of Professional Practice, Parts A & B
Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
State of the Valuation Profession
Successful Real Estate Investing
The Individual Condominium Unit & Small Residential Income
Property Appraisal Report
The Mortgage Loan System
Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD)
USPAP (at regular intervals)
Utah State Appraiser Law, Site Identification, Compute & Software


Senior Appraiser
Valbridge Property Advisors | Free and Associates, Inc. (2013-Present)

Senior Residential Real Estate Appraiser
Free and Associates, Inc. (1984 . Present)

Order Coordinator and Cost Estimator
U.S. Home, Interstate Division (1981 – 1984)

Sales Agent
Martensen Real Estate (1980)
Partnership Properties (1998 – Present)

Appraisal/valuation and consulting assignments include: single family properties, vacant land, relocation properties, condominium properties and 2-4 family properties. Assignments also include tax appeals, and expert witness preparation and testimony. Assignments have been concentrated in Salt Lake, Davis, Weber, Box Elder, Summit and Wasatch counties.

Contact Valbridge Property Advisors

Free and Associates, Inc.

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