David Bain is President of Bain & Associates, Inc. His appraisal career started after graduating from the University of Texas in 1982. He developed an interest in real estate while in college and the appraisal field was a natural fit. He is a Texas State Certified Appraiser and holds a Texas real estate brokers license. He is also a member of the Employee Relocation Council, National Association of Realtors, and the Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers. He has participated in numerous appraisal seminars as well as broker/appraiser roundtables. He is frequently asked to speak to groups of Realtors and lenders regarding appraisal topics. David is also a leader in appraisal technology. He is a previous beta tester for Alamode, the largest appraisal software firm in the country. He also was asked and participated in the beta testing of the E-Relay relocation electronic commerce network. Bain & Associates has prepared over 25,000 appraisal reports for mortgage, refinance, tax appeal, PMI removal, prelisting, relocation, home equity, home improvement, divorce, trust, and estate purposes.