Various clients and users of appraisal and consulting services have noted their preference for the personal involvement of the firm's principal in each appraisal and consulting assignment. The smaller size of George Hao & Associates enables its clients to receive more attention and a greater level of personal service.
The firm provides real estate appraisal and consultation services on
all types of real property, including multi-family apartment residential,
retail and office commercial, industrial, harbor and maritime-related,
agricultural, water rights, special-use properties, vacant land, residential
subdivision development, commercial development, condominium leased fee
and leasehold interest, leasehold to fee simple conversions, condemnations,
Appraisal Institute, Hawaii Chapter
Real Estate Appraising
Real Property Appraiser, Hawaii State Tax Office. Duties included appraising land and buildings for real property tax purposes, 1966 to 1968.
Independent Fee Appraiser, Philip Won & Associates, 1968 to 1980. Experience consists of appraisal assignments in a variety of commercial, residential, agricultural, and other types of properties.
Fee Appraiser, Vice President, Raymond A. Lesher & Company, Ltd. (formerly Lesher & Martin, Ltd.), Appraisers and Counselors, Honolulu, Hawaii, September 1980 to September 1993. Experience consists of appraisal assignments in a variety of commercial, industrial, apartment, residential, vacant land, easement, condominium project, water rights valuations and various other real estate appraisals, as well as market studies and feasibility analyses and counseling.
President, George Hao & Associates, since September 29, 1993.
State of Hawaii, Department of Housing, Finance and Development Corporation
Approved by the American Arbitration Association to conduct arbitrations.
Provides Arbitration Services to The Department of Hawaiian Home Land, State of Hawaii.
Instructor at the "Easements and Their Valuation" seminar sponsored by the International Rights-of-Way Association, 1985.
"Taking the Mystery Out of Real Estate Valuation," Hawaii Realtor Journal, May 1 and June 1, 1993.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Qualified expert witness in the First Circuit Court of the State of Hawaii.
On lists of approved appraisers for various lending institutions in the State of Hawaii.
Hawaii State Certified General Appraiser, CGA-20