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Sonja Troncoso
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San Jose, CA 95127
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    Sonja Troncoso

    15820 East Alta Vista Way, San Jose, CA 95127-1737

    Phone:  408-926-6592    Cell: 408-515-5861


    Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, License #AR029537

    Real Estate Broker License, Calif. DRE 01264481

    Member NAIHP, National Association of Independent Housing Professionals

    Member Santa Clara Association of Realtors

    Member CaCAP, California Coalition of Appraisal Professionals

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    REAL ESTATE APPRAISER (10/17/02 - present) – Certified Residential Appraiser and HUD Roster Approval for FHA appraisals. Prepare, analyze, and determine the home values of real estate using First American Real Estate, Real Estate Info link subscriptions and AlaMode WinTotal software. Successful completion of appraisal education requirements to obtain the Residential License certification. Trained a total of 5 Appraiser Trainees between 2005 and 2007.  Self Employed since 2002 and the current owner of Hillside Appraisal.  Current active Real Estate Broker License with the Calif Dept of Real Estate.



    13 Years Cumulative Lending Experience: INTERNET SALES MANAGER (6 months) – The Loan Source, San Jose, CA; REGIONAL MANAGER (2 Years) – Provident Funding / Provident Portfolio, San Jose, CA; OWNER / SALES MANAGER / UNDERWRITER (2.5 years) - Citizens Mortgage, Indiana; ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (1.5 Years) - ITT Financial, Indiana, BRANCH MANAGER (1 Year) - Family Mortgage, Inc, Indiana, LOAN OFFICER (4 Years cumulative) - Indiana Telco Federal, Great Western Bank, LOAN PROCESSOR (1 Year) - Home Mortgage, REAL ESTATE AGENT (1 Year) - Acquired Properties


    Recognition and awards:

    Myers Internet: · Successful execution of 300 Service Level Agreements for web hosting and E-Commerce websites. · Self-motivated top producer who consistently exceeds quotas: - #1 Sales Person of the Month for 18 months out of 31 months at Myers Internet,

    Provident Funding - #1 Sales Rep. for 9 out of 12 months Nationwide; Recognition Award at Provident Portfolio, ITT Financial - #1 Sales Rep. for the state in 1994 "Chief Hunter“ award


    Lending & Sales Professional with superior assertive sales techniques, excellent closing skills, and strong work ethic. Quick to understand new technologies, identify markets, adapt to new trends and market changes, and develop solutions for prospects.· Offers strong technical skills, high energy, excellent communication and negotiation skills, superior organization, market focus, and highly efficient techniques. · Commitment to serving and caring for the customer’s needs, and delivering excellence in the sales and customer support of technology products.


    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Four years at California State University, Northridge, with a major in Business Management. Course study Business Law, Management Skills and Applications, Micro and Macro Economics, Accounting. Appraisal courses, ongoing 45 hours every 4 years plus 15 hours every 2 years.



    05/14/2002 - OREA Appraisal License course 90 hours

    08/20/2003 - DRE: Real Estate Agency, Ethics Trust Funds, Fair Housing 12 hours

    08/12/2004 - USPAP Appraisal, 15 hours

    05/01/2006 - OREA Certified Residential Course 45 hours

    08/01/2006 - USPAP Appraisal 15 Hours

    08/12/2007 - DRE: Risk Management, Survey, Landlords, Tenants, Property Mgmt,  -  45 hours

    04/10/2008 - USPAP Update Appraisal - 7 hour course

    08/15/2008 - FHA Roster Approval, begin FHA appraisal experience

    09/2008 -      4 Courses for RE Broker Exam: RE Appraisal, RE Finance, RE Bus. Law, RE Practices 45 hours

    05/2010 -      USPAP and ongoing  Appraisal Renewal courses - 15 hours

    03/14/2011 - Enhanced Desk Review, Landsafe Compliance Training - seminar

    03/18/2011 - McKissock continuing education, HVCC - 3 hours

    06/19/2011 - CaCap seminar on OREA & Futurist statistical analysis - 3 hours

    04/2013 -      McKissock: REO Appraisals, FHA Appraisals, More Oddball Appraisals, Mold & Pollution

                          Appraising, USPAP, Appraising Green Buildings - 45 hours

    02/01/2014 -  USPAP 7 hour course



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    Prudential Realty          Leslie Drury                510-755-2666     


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