About Us

Jim Brown is the owner/founder of CondoDNAGroup and has more than twenty years of valuing and consulting experience across Western Canada appraising land, buildings and equipment. Jim has experience as a property assessor, commercial building inspections and reserve studies/depreciation reports. Jim and the team of Condo/Strata specialist have provided both appraisal and consulting services to numerous Strata/Condo corporations across Western Canada. The team of experts have provided Condo Document Review services, Depreciations and Reserve Fund Studies for many years. Jim has served as a board member on a Strata corporation.

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Jim Brown


  • Certificate in Commercial Building Inspection Course via Carson Dunlop Weldon & Associates Ltd
  • Achieved a CPPA Designation, Canadian Personal Property Appraisers Group.
  • AACI, P.App Designations, the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
  • Part of numerous boards, contributing to business and community development.


  • Commercial Building Inspection Course completed via Carson Dunlop Weldon & Associates Ltd.
  • Advanced courses in real estate negotiations, creative financing & property management
  • Business Administration Diploma, Appraisal & Assessment major, Lakeland College, AB.
  • Urban Land Economics Certificate, Lakeland College.
  • Business Management Program – Assiniboine Community College, MB.


  • Complete appraisals and building condition reports for commercial properties.
  • Conducting inspections and valuations of numerous industries including aquaculture and poultry hatcheries, dairies, cattle/horse operations, abattoirs, orchards, vineyards and wineries.
  • Valuing assets and leasehold improvements of numerous businesses.
  • Valuations on numerous specialized processing plants such as lumber mills, mines, oil and gas facilities.
  • Appraising development land, going-concern properties such as hotels/motels, car washes, restaurant, commercial/industrial warehousing, office and retail and right-a-way projects for government and lawyers.
  • Assisting clients with brokerage focusing on business entities and unique properties.
  • Residential and acreage appraisals.
  • Conducting reviews of Condo/Strata Documents for realtors, purchasers and law firms.


  • AACI, P.App and CPPA


  • Appraisal Institute of Canada.
  • Canadian Personal Property Appraisal Group.
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JoAnn Rennick Brown

JoAnn commenced her role with Property DNA Group & Consulting Inc. in February, 2018. She has a BA Honours in International Studies and Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as Director, Operations and Strategic Planning. A hardworking and conscientious individual with a passion for project management and strategic planning.

Specialties: Strategic planning, project and event management, international relations, community/public relations and office management.


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