About Us

Darrell“Mike” Harber is a Consumer Advocate, Diminished Value Professional, and Auto Body Repair Expert. He owned one of the largest body shops in Tacoma, Stroud’s Auto Rebuild, for over 25 years. Mike has estimated damage on thousands of vehicles and has been doing vehicle repair evaluations and Diminished Value Assessments since 1997. Mike has also testified in numerous arbitrations and in both State District and Superior Courts in both Oregon and Washington State where he has presented testimony on automobile property valuations, automotive consumer protection matters, the Automotive Repair Act (WA State) and othervariousautomotive repair matters. Mike has also testified on the amount and existence of Diminished Value in numerous cases, including several Class Action suits. Also in demand as an appraiser and a Public Adjuster, Mike has helped many consumers in the appraisal process. As a Public Adjuster he is able to negotiate on your behalf (first party insured only) with your insurance company for a fair property damage settlement.

Mike has earned his Associate In Claims (AIC) and is a Licensed Public Adjuster in Washington State (WAOIC #844070). He also has his Oregon Appraiser Certificate. (V60-013).


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Harber Appraisal 2017