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About This Webinar
Whether you’re a seasoned Valuation Expo attendee of are considering going for the first time, we are hosting two Valuation 20/20 webinars. You can choose from two free webinars being held February 13th and February 18th, both at 3:00 pm EST. Karen Connolly, the event organizer, along with Blaine Feyen of Real Value Group; Mark Skapinetz of What’s it Worth; and Josh Walitt of Walitt Solutions will give details on what you should expect and how to plan for the show. It’s always helpful to hear from those who have been before and know the city inside and out.
Presenters
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    Blaine Feyen
    Founder and Chief Appraiser for Real Value Group
    Real Value Group founder and Chief Appraiser, Blaine Feyen, has been in the Real Estate world since 1989 when he bought his first duplex at age 19. Blaine has been investing in residential and commercial real estate ever since. Blaine has been appraising real property since 2001 and started RVG in 2005 after years of running a large residential and commercial real estate appraisal firm.Currently, Blaine is a busy appraisal firm owner and building one of the fastest growing podcasts and business coaching programs for the appraisal industry. Blaine’s coaching program for appraisers, the Real Value Coaching Academy, is a high accountability coaching program designed to help new, as well as veteran appraisers, expand their businesses, become much more profitable, work less hours while making more money, give more to their chosen charities, and build wildly profitable appraisal firms that give their owners more life, more income, more enjoyment, and considerably more fulfillment.
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    Joshua Walitt
    Principal Consultant for Walitt Solutions
    Joshua Walitt is the principal consultant for Walitt Solutions. He provides short- and long-term consulting services related to compliance, valuation, education, review, and investigations. Clients include lending institutions, appraisers, appraisal management companies, attorneys, accountants, education providers, regulators, and others.

    With over 20 years of experience, Walitt’s skillset includes appraisal, banking, regulations, policy, training, licensing, audit, and enforcement. His core goal is to foster clients’ efficiency, accuracy, compliance, and growth through appropriate methodology and technology, sound reasoning and communication skills, and proper oversight.
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    Mark Skapinetz
    Owner of What's It Worth Appraisal Services
    Mark created the 100% Real Estate Appraisers group on Facebook, now with 2,700 independent appraisers and growing. This highly active group provides independent appraisers a place to digitally gather, discuss their dynamic profession, and learn from one another’s widely varied expertise. Most notably, this carefully administered site serves as an accessible and knowledge-rich resource to both veteran appraisers and those entering the profession. The group has matured into one of the premier Facebook groups enabling appraisers to stay on top of their complex and evolving profession. Mark recently became the President and he continues to advocate for the AGA as well as for all appraisers across the country. He continues to empower appraisers, advocate for their cause, support the AGA’s vision, and enhance the professional real estate appraiser and the Members of the AGA.

    Mark Skapinetz is a seasoned appraiser who started his appraisal career in 2003, initially in New Jersey, and since 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. With roots in Bloomsbury, NJ, a small town in NJ’s northwest mountains, he moved to Atlanta in 2007. Mark is a graduate of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, with a Bachelor’s in Business Management. He resides in Marietta, GA with his wife Hope Robison Skapinetz, along with their famous appraisal inspection rescue and dock-diving champion dog, Destiny.