Saturday , 23 January 2021

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis
Mark A. Lewis, ARA, RPRA has been engaged in real estate appraisals and consultation since 1984. Mark began his appraisal career as a contract appraiser for Dickerson-Seely & Associates, Inc., a full service appraisal firm in Lufkin, Texas. Today he and Scott Seely own and manage the firm, now known as Lewis & Seely Appraisals, Inc. Mark joined the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) in 1996 and earned his ARA designation in 1999 and his RPRA designation in 2014. He has served ASFMRA as President of the Texas Chapter, Chair of the Appraisal Education/Accreditation Committee, and District V Experience Review Chairman. In 2007, he was awarded the H. E. “Bulk” Stalcup Excellence in Education Award by ASFMRA. He is presently Chair of the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation. On a local level, he has also served as President of the Lufkin Multiple Listing Service and Chair of the Grievance Committee for the Lufkin Association of Realtors. Mark has been lead instructor for many of ASFMRA’s core courses and was actively involved in the writing and design of the current Cost, Sales Comparison, and Income Approach courses. He has also taught and authored many seminars on various subjects through the years and is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor. Mark and his wife Alica have two children, Amber and Aaron

AQB Helps Bridge the Gap

The Appraiser Qualifications Board is building effective training modules to help bridge the gap between supervisor and trainee. Mark Lewis with The Appraisal Foundation feels confident these new changes will add excitement for the younger generations coming into the industry.  Buzz: Mark, thank you for taking the time to speak with us. You spoke at Valuation Expo in Las Vegas …

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