Real Estate Event Speaker

James Ebert enthusiastically shares his knowledge and expertise with fellow professionals and the community as a featured speaker at conferences and seminars.
Architectural & design conferences have asked James to present How to Value Architecture. He has presented seminars at dozens of real estate events to share his Secrets for a Successful Appraisal. James has engaged audiences in Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Los Feliz, Agoura, Sunset Strip, Calabasas, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, and San Gabriel.

James frequently presents on the following topics, and can tailor a presentation, seminar or training session for your audience.

Secrets for a Successful Appraisal

    • What 2 new items must you send to the appraiser?
    • Is this the right appraiser?  3 questions to ask
    • How to dodge a bad appraiser
    • Insider tips for supporting your sale

How to Dispute a Low Appraisal

    • When to hire a review appraiser for a second opinion
    • Understanding the report
    • What are your options


Preparing Your Home for an Appraisal

    • First impressions
    • Stepping through the front door
    • Kitchens and baths


How Much is My New Kitchen Worth?

    • Which home features bring value to the appraisal?
    • Views, pools and more
    • How to handle an unfinished remodel


The Value of Architecture
    • How much of a premium does an architecturally significant or historic property command?
    • How do I find comparable sales?


What are people saying?
  • “…Your tips helped me to negotiate a [better] price for my buyers…  Not bad! “   
  • “Several managers have stated that your presentations are very informative...the agents loved the meeting.  Yesterday one of my agents said that your presentation was stellar.”    
  • “Thank you for coming; great job.  Your summary is quite complete and I'm certain it will be helpful for our agents.”  
  • “Jim, Thank you for your sharing…Great Presentation!”    
  • “Thanks, Jim! Great stuff”       

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