Taylor has been a certified residential appraiser in the Portland and Southwest Washington region for over 20 years. He owns one of Portland's first net-zero homes, the "Rose House." Taylor frequently serves as a consultant and expert around the country on green home valuation issues, including a study he conducted for Energy Trust of Oregon on the impact of photovoltaic panels on a home's appraised value. He created and instructs the Appraising Green Homes courses that comprise EA's Accredited Green Appraiser designation, as well as teaches the Earth Advantage Broker (formerly S.T.A.R. - Sustainability Training for Accredited Real Estate Professionals) course in Oregon, Washington, Alabama, and Virginia.
Watkins & Associates is a residential appraisal firm in Portland, Oregon that provides real estate valuations as well as a wide variety of real estate consulting services. With over 18 years of experience in our market, we have earned a reputation for being a primary source of local, knowledgeable, and timely appraisal and consulting services.