David A. “Bo” Allen, RAA, BIC
As the principal appraiser and managing member of Coastal Carolina Appraisals, LLC, Bo has a passion for real estate and helping his clients. From property owners and home buyers to lenders, Realtors and local governments, Bo truly enjoys sharing his expertise and insight with others.
Experienced & Dedicated to meeting his clients' needs, Mr. Allen holds many certifications and licenses from various state boards, governmental agencies, and national organizations:
North Carolina Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
North Carolina Department of Revenue, Certified Real Property Appraiser
Approved Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Appraiser
Approved Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Appraiser
Residential Accredited Appraiser (RAA) Designation from the National Association of Realtors
North Carolina Licensed Real Estate Broker
Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, Bo began his career as the Appraiser for Pamlico County where he managed and maintained assessment and valuation data for 18,000 parcels. Moving into the private sector, he received in-depth training and garnered significant experience working for a regional appraisal firm where he developed a strong work ethic and familiarity with the region.
The combination of appraisal experience and property tax expertise has helped him earn his reputation for professionalism, timeliness, and accuracy. Today, Bo specializes in residential appraising and completes independent valuations for various needs, including mortgage lending, divorces, estates, historic designations, and relocations. He has also been appointed as an expert witness in district court.
Bo is also widely-recognized for his ability to manage projects large and small, including a number of state-mandated revaluation efforts that reappraised thousands of parcels in Greene, New Hanover, Brunswick, Orange, Onslow, Wayne, and Moore Counties. His company also specializes in assisting local tax departments with their parcel assessments and appeals.
Committed to ongoing education and improvement, Bo continues to seek out professional development opportunities and is an active member of various appraisal industry associations. Today, Bo also serves on the Neuse River Region MLS Board of Directors and is an occasional guest speaker for new Realtor orientations and area real estate office training.