For years we’ve been told “The End is Near” for the appraisal industry, but none of it has come to pass. What has happened is changes to the way the appraisal industry works and how appraisers respond to the changes. Join Jared Preisler, SRA and Keven Ewell for a frank discussion about the future of appraisals and how to separate hype from reality.
Our speakers are Jared Preisler, SRA, DataMaster’s Chief Appraiser and Keven Ewell, a member of the Utah Board of Appraisers.
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Keven Ewell has 22 years of residential appraisal experience including single-family dwellings, condominiums, land, and 2–4-unit properties. He currently holds a Certified Residential License in Utah. Keven also has 19 years’ experience as an appraisal instructor. He is an AQB certified USPAP instructor. His appraisal experience includes Utah, Washington, Idaho and California. He is a member of the Utah State Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
Chief Appraiser, DataMaster
Jared Preisler, SRA has been involved in the appraisal industry for over 25 years as an independent fee appraiser serving Northern Utah. Jared is currently the Chief Appraiser for DataMaster, while continuing as an independent fee appraiser and trainer. He earned both the SRA and AI-RRS designations from the Appraisal Institute. He is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor and he is licensed in Utah to teach both real estate and appraisal continuing education courses. He serves on the Directors Board of the Utah Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Since 2010, he has also been a member of the Board of Trustees and Vice President of the Utah Association of Appraisers (UAA). Jared has developed several CE courses for the real estate profession in his roles with UAA, the Utah Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and DataMaster. Prior to becoming and appraiser, Jared earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Weber State University. He also owned a remodeling and construction company – Home Inspection Company – and 64 rental properties. Jared and his wife Lisa have four children, with one granddaughter on the way. Jared is passionate about real estate; he loves watching his kids play sports, traveling with Lisa, cycling and golfing.