TROY, MI — Sept. 29, 2023 – Class Valuation is pleased to announce that Jennifer Tossavainen has joined the company as managing director of DataMaster, the gold standard for property data management software. In this role, Tossavainen will oversee DataMaster’s day-to-day operations, implement strategies to enhance efficiency, and build upon the company’s vision to grow a technology platform that modernizes the appraisal space.
Tossavainen joins DataMaster from SaaS research and prospecting platform Metro Market Trends, where she served as general manager. She has previously served as chief financial officer and regional broker manager with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty. In her role as managing director of DataMaster, Tossavainen aims to elevate products while also expanding their availability into new markets.
“Being able to highlight some of the existing functionalities and introduce them to new markets is what I’m excited about,” Tossavainen said. “I’m excited about being able to vertically integrate what is happening on the appraisal modernization side with property data collection and adding that to the robust analytics that are available through the DataMaster software.”
Class Valuation’s recent hire demonstrates its commitment to driving appraisal innovation through DataMaster’s platform. DataMaster provides appraisal and real estate professionals with a significant competitive edge by allowing users to import MLS and public records data directly into their appraisal software along with deep analytics driving quality and highly objective appraisal reports. Datamaster software removes obstacles, allowing users to focus on the data they need to analyze the real estate market quickly and accurately.
DataMaster has a growing list of contractual agreements with MLSs across the country to ensure users get the data they need. Over the last 30-plus years, DataMaster has built one of the largest MLS integration networks in the U.S. Tossavainen is uniquely qualified to carry out the company’s plans to expand MLS relationships, having served in multiple real estate leadership positions, most recently as president of realMLS.
DataMaster’s proprietary SAAS-based workflow tool helps drive efficiencies in the appraisal process by shortening turn times and increasing accuracy via automation, resulting in improved throughput and earning potential for appraisers. The company’s mission to empower appraisers and real estate professionals is heightened with its appointment of Tossavainen as managing director.
“We are more than thrilled that Jennifer chose to come join our team,” Class Valuation Chief Innovation Officer Scot Rose said. “Her extensive experience as an operator, in real estate, on MLS boards, and with property data is invaluable. She fits perfectly into our organization with her shared core values. She has an unmatched passion to win and is ready to roll up her sleeves and dive in. We’re very grateful to have her onboard.”
About Class Valuation
Class Valuation is one of the largest nationwide Appraisal Management Companies known for delivering outstanding quality and service. They combine the best people, products, processes, and technology, enabling lenders to empower more borrowers in their dream of homeownership. Class Valuation is consistently ranked highly with several of the nation’s top 10 mortgage lenders and has been recognized for multiple years as a top workplace. Founded in 2009, Class Valuation is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. For more information, please visit classvaluation.com.
DataMaster, a Class Valuation company, is a real estate appraisal software service provider offering data integration and valuation tools to individual appraisers /staffing firms across the U.S. DataMaster drives efficiencies for appraisers by expediting the appraisal process via automation. Founded in 1980, DataMaster is headquartered in Layton, UT.
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