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I am the Executive Director of the Pepperdine University Crest Associates donor program. Crest Associates program is an important community support group for Pepperdine University. Its participants contribute to scholarships and programs for worthy students and help ensure them of a quality education grounded in strong values. They also come on campus and enjoy lectures, sporting events, art performances, and other university functions. I am an alumnus of Pepperdine's Seaver College, our undergraduate school, and an active member of the Malibu Chamber of Commerce. I work daily to bring together Malibu and surrounding cities with our students and university community in mutual support.
For over 20 years, James has been assisting families & home owners from Malibu to Santa Barbara to San Diego, earning a "first-call" basis with agents, architects, & attorneys, for his expertise. Bank Appraisals, Legal Support, Architectural & Historic properties. Working closely with local families gives him the greatest satisfaction.
Ebert Appraisals have appraised or inspected over 500 significant historical & architectural homes, including, recently, Ray Kappe, FAIA's personal family home, Richard Neutra's VDL Home & Studio in Silverlake, and others by well-known architects such as Doug Burdge, Clive Dawson, Lester Tobias, Vitus Matare, Barsocchini & Associates, Amit Apel, Frank Gehry, Rudolf Schindler, John Lautner, John Lloyd Wright, & Steven Kent.
James has been admitted to Superior Courts as an expert witness in dozens of legal cases, earning a stellar reputation. Ebert Appraisals works with top attorneys on estate, divorce, and valuation issues, while including his greater knowledge within Real Estate Markets with his Realtor skills as well.