ME181 - Valuation Model Building for the MTS Appraiser

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern


When valuing larger groups of assets, it is often beneficial and necessary to build an excel file to perform all of the necessary calculations. Even when valuing a small group of assets, a good excel
model can limit mathematical errors and increase efficiency.

Course Audience

Appraisers (MTS) of any level

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

This webinar will award 2.4 CE hours.

If you are a designated member of the American Society of Appraisers, CE credit will automatically be entered into your record ONLY if you participate in the live webinar. Please allow approximately 2 weeks post-webinar for ASA to notify participants via email regarding a certificate of completion.

Douglas Krieser

Managing Director

Valcon Partners, Ltd.

Douglas Krieser, ASA FRICS has performed valuations for over 34 years. He is the Managing Director at Valcon Partners, LTD.  He is a Past-President of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the past Chair of the Board of Examiners, has served on the MTS Committee and on various committees and task forces for both the ASA and the Appraisal Foundation. He has been teaching and writing ASA courses, webinars and presentations for over 18 years.


The majority of his career has been spent performing valuations for financial reporting, ad valorem tax and litigation purposes.  Mr. Krieser has performed and supervised valuations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. In addition to his valuation experience, Mr. Krieser is regarded as an expert witness and has testified in several states regarding personal property tax matters and in federal bankruptcy court.


In addition to authoring articles for various value-related publications and being a contributing author to various textbooks published by the ASA, Mr. Krieser has presented at national conferences on a variety of valuation and regulatory related topics. 


In addition to his membership in the ASA, Mr. Krieser is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

1. Learn how to utilize excel to build a flexible cost approach model
2. Recognize the benefits and limitations of such a model
3. Understand how to bring market-based data into the model
4. Acquire the skills to be able to efficiently appraise 100s or 1000s of assets efficiently

This course is meant to answer the following questions:
1. What components go into a good cost approach model?
2. How do you bring market data into an automated file?
3. How do you utilize excel tools to build a model.
This course will be interactive in nature in that you will be working “live” on an excel spreadsheet at the same time as the instructor and learning the steps in a tactile way.  


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Join Live Webinar: Valuation Model Building for the MTS Appraiser
05/17/2023 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  120 minutes
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ME181 Certificate
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