Real Estate Expert Witness Credentials
Summary Curriculum Vitae
CARI LYNN PACE
California Dept. of Real Estate Broker’s License #00481825 issued 1974
1169 Santolina Drive, Novato, CA 94945
Phone (415) 893-9888
Active Broker, Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Owner, Professional Publishing LLC, creator of copyrighted real estate forms for California and Nevada at www.TrueForms.com
EXPERT SERVICES PROVIDED
Experience includes advisory, real estate transaction file review, written declaration, deposition and trial testimony for attorneys and their clients. Testimony history includes plaintiffs and defendants.
Real Estate Licensee's Standard of Care, Agency Duties, Disclosure Obligations, Industry Practices, Brokerage Supervision.
Accepted as a real estate Standard of Care expert at trials in Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, Alameda, and San Joaquin County Courts.
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) #1276 issued 1980
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) issued 1982
Certified Brokerage Manager (CRB) issued 1986
Certified Career Development Specialist (CCDS) issued 1992
Graduate, Realtors Institute (GRI) issued 1977
Marin Association of Realtors (M.A.R.) Elected President 1996, Ethics Instructor
California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) Past Director, course author, Instructor
REAL ESTATE INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE
California Department of Real Estate (DRE) Continuing Education Approved Instructor
Master Faculty, Professional Realty Institute, administering GRI designation, 1976-2012
“Don’t Shoot Me…I’m Just the Real Estate Agent! 100 Risks for Sellers, Buyers, and Agents” Author House, 2010
“Conquer the Market” C.A.R. Real Estate Business Services, 2007
“Foreclosures” C.A.R. Real Estate Business Services, 2007
MAGAZINE ARTICLES PUBLISHED
“Coach’s Corner” column Broker Agent Magazine Northern CA Edition, 2007-08
“Avoid IRS Audits of Your Exchange” CCIM Journal, 6/96
“Increase Your Odds for Investment Success” (Co-author Dave Segrest) Financial Freedom, 1994
"Legal Loopholes in Commercial Leases" Real Estate Today, 4/93
"Expert Witness for Real Estate Agents" Real Estate Today, 5/92
"Real Estate Financing" California Real Estate Magazine, 10/90
"Turn Commercial Cold Calls into Hot Prospects" Real Estate Today, 9/90
"Solve Agency Dilemmas" Real Estate Today, 7/90
"Working With International Buyers" California Real Estate Magazine, 4/89
"Real Estate Superstars", (interview) published in Real Estate Today, 10/88
"Crossover: Moving From Residential to Commercial" Real Estate Today, 3/88
REAL ESTATE TRAINING COURSES WRITTEN AND INSTRUCTED
JUMP START C.A.R.’s Residential Training 3-day DRE accredited program
TOUGH STUFF Residential Agent Training 10-day program
RISK MANAGEMENT (co-author w/James McKenney, esq.) 3-hour DRE accredited course
SUCCESS EXPRESS: Author of C.A.R. Internet modules - Agency and Business Strategies
BUYING, SELLING, MARKETING C/I PROPERTIES contributing author and instructor
LEASING AND MANAGING COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES contributing author and instructor
A.B.C.'s OF INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE contributing author and instructor
DEFERRED EXCHANGES contributing author for N.A.R.
EXPERT WITNESS FOR APPRAISERS contributing author for N.A.R.
COMMERCIAL AND INVESTMENT BROKERAGE contributing author for N.A.R.
COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT SKILLS TRAINING 3-day course for private firms
LEARN TO LEND Loan Broker/Agent 3-day Training Program for private firms
DISTRESSED PROPERTIES 4-hour DRE accredited course for C.A.R.
CODE OF ETHICS: N.A.R. New Member Orientation & videos, M.A.R.
RISKY BUSINESS – Agent Risk Management Course author and instructor
TRUST FUND HANDLING – DRE approved, contributing author and instructor, PRI
AGENCY – DRE approved, contributing author and instructor, PRI
ETHICS – DRE approved, contributing author and instructor, PRI
FAIR HOUSING –DRE approved, contributing author and instructor, PRI