Jim Amundsen is recognized Nationwide and in Canada for Automotive Prowess and as a Top Authority in the Specialty Automotive Industry with ownership & managment in multiple Classic Car, Franchise & Motorcycle dealerships.Hehas over 25 years of experience covering a broad range of Specialty and UniqueVehicles, including:
Late Model Cars & Trucks
Canadian Import / Export
Gray Market Vehicles
Clone / Tribute Cars
Motorcycles / V-Twin / Sportbike / European
UTVs / ATVs
Lifted and Lowered Trucks
Muscle Car Restoration
Mr. Amundsen served as on-air talent and a contributor for Speed Channel’s Barret-Jackson Auctions. He is also a Classic Car Judge in the US and Canada. Mr. Amundsen has numerous Dealer Licenses, Certifications, and Association Memberships with continuing education courses.
Litigation Support - Mr. Amundsen provides services to Law Firms and Insurance Companies seeking Automotive Values and Expert Witness Case Preparation Services. He takes great pride in providing clients with accurate valuations utilizing auto dealer cutting edge Valuation Software, combined with Auto Industry Standards and Practices. His services are available to attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant.
Lois Kadosh is a Real Estate Broker who has served attorneys as a Consulting Expert and Expert Witness since 1987. Her services include Pre-Litigation Case Evaluation and Litigation Support. Ms. Kadosh has testified to the standard of care and practices of California sales agents and supervising brokers with respect to Real Estate Transactions at more than 100+ depositions,9 trials and 4 arbitrations.
A real estate educator since 1983, Ms. Kadosh has written and taught numerous courses, including Real Estate Practice at UC Berkeley Extension and Ethics courses. She is the revision author of the Real Estate Practice Instructor and Student Study Guides for the California Community College system. Ms. Kadosh authored the Ethics chapter for the McGraw Hill Real Estate Handbook.
Real Estate licensees cannot practice real estate in a vacuum; knowledge of real estate laws, codes of ethics, agency relationships and disclosures all merge together to give them the basis from which they may effectively practice and continue to build their competence, confidence and professionalism.
Throughout the country, real estate agents are celebrating the wonders of sending contracts and disclosures to their clients electronically. The paperless transaction has become an admirable and reachable goal with the unintended side effect of increasing risks in real estate transactions.
Much of an individual's success as a real estate broker or salesperson is built on the good reputation he or she develops with buyers, sellers, affiliates and other licensees. Staying on a steady course, however, is not as easy as it seems. In fact, licensees may actually lose business, particularly with sellers who do not want their agent to disclose everything he or she knows about the subject property.
Licensees cannot practice real estate in a vacuum; knowledge of real estate laws, codes of ethics, agency relationships and disclosures all merge together to give them the basis from which they may effectively practice their craft and continue to build competence and confidence.