Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas is an appraiser as a part of the Houston team. Kelly graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.  Upon graduation, she began her career as a middle school math and science teacher.  In 2000, Kelly moved from Murfreesboro, Tennessee to Houston, Texas.  In 2006, Kelly made the move from teaching to commercial real estate appraisal.  In 2011, she obtained her state certification as a general appraiser.  In November of 2023, Kelly joined Stouffer & Associates, LLP.  

Kelly typically performs between 80 and 100 appraisals per year for various clients including banks, mortgage lenders, credit unions, individuals, partnerships, corporations, real estate developers, and attorneys. These appraisals are utilized for a variety of uses to include loan underwriting, foreclosures, estate valuations for divorce purposes and tax protest.

In addition to appraisal work with Stouffer & Associates, Kelly also is a licensed property tax consultant.  As a tax consultant, Kelly represents property owners in hearings with the ARB and arbitrations.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching baseball with her two sons. 

  • Vacant Commercial Land
  • Multi-family Residential Properties
  • Residential Subdivision Lots
  • General Office Properties
  • Office/Warehouse Properties, including storage/distribution and manufacturing
  • Medical, Dental and Veterinary Office Properties
  • Special Purpose Properties, including Religious Facilities, Student Housing, Rehabilitation Centers
  • RV and Mobile Home Parks
  • Ground Leases, including billboards and cell phone towers
  • Retail Properties, including stand alone and strip centers
  • Mixed-Use Commercial Properties
  • Mini-Storage Facilities
  • Special Event Centers, including wedding venues, dance clubs and pubs
  • Automotive Service Facilities
  • Homes on Large Acreage
  • Day Cares
  • Restaurants
  • Stabilized Storage Yards, including Intermodal Yards
  • Office Condominiums
  • Convenience Stores
  • Car Washes
  • Dance Studios and gymnasiums/fitness centers

State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

  • Certificate No. TX 1380129G (2/20/2011)

Middle Tennessee State University

  • B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies (1997)
  • The Income Approach:  An Overview
  • Market Disturbances- Appraisals in Atypical Markets & Cycles
  • Appraisal of REO & Foreclosure Properties
  • Appraisal of Self-Storage Facilities
  • 2022-2023 7-Hour USPAP Update Course
  • The Basics of Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers
  • Intermediate Income Approach Case Studies for Commercial Appraisers
  • Appraisal of Land Subject to Ground Lease
  • A Review of Disciplinary Cases:  How to Avoid a Visit with the Licensing Board
  • Complex Properties:  The Odd Side Of Appraisal
  • Appraisal of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties


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