APPRAISAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Appraisal Expert Witness Opines on Value of Parking Spaces APPRAISAL Expert Case

Appraisal Expert Witness Opines on Value of Parking Spaces

The plaintiff in this case is in a homeowner’s association in an upscale housing development of California. The housing development consists of a series of townhouses with blocks of shared parking spaces directly adjacent to the homes. The Covenants, Condi …

Real Estate Expert Witness Evaluates Property Damage Claims APPRAISAL Expert Case

Real Estate Expert Witness Evaluates Property Damage Claims

…  of Hunsperger & Weston, a Colorado-based real estate appraisal and consulting firm, and held the highest designation (MAI) from the Appraisal Institute, the leading association of professional real estate …

Attorney Retains Substandard Appraisal Expert APPRAISAL Expert Case

Attorney Retains Substandard Appraisal Expert

This case takes place in West Virginia and involves alleged attorney malpractice in the representation of a client at an eminent domain hearing. Plaintiff argues the attorney representing them in the condemnation proceeding retained an appraiser who was no …

Commercial Property Damaged by Fire APPRAISAL Expert Case

Commercial Property Damaged by Fire

This claim involves a mixed use property in the state of Idaho that included several floors of apartments situated above ground floor retail space with several active tenants. However, after a neighboring building caught fire due to a defective dishwasher, …

Commodities Experts Evaluate Breach of Contract APPRAISAL Expert Case

Commodities Experts Evaluate Breach of Contract

This customs case involves a breach of contract involving commodities. The defendant is a national distributor of frozen fish, while the plaintiff is their supplier; they have a contract in place that ensured prices at market value. The plaintiff is now pu …

Amusement Park Improvements Impact Market Value in Buyback Deal APPRAISAL Expert Case

In this case, a Louisiana municipal government passed a resolution which took an amusement park premise from the possession of the plaintiff, and awarded the service contract for those premises to a new party. This resolution required the new entity to inv …

Bank, parties argue over restructuring of bankrupt municipality’s finances APPRAISAL Expert Case

Defendant bank, Wells Fargo, is the indenture trustee of a bankrupt municipality. The litigation stems from the plan for the adjustment of the municipality’s debts. The plan includes valuations for lease agreements on city-owned golf courses, parks and o …

Homeowner fails to disclose propensity for flooding during home sale APPRAISAL Expert Case

This case concerns a house that was sold without any disclosure of several prior instances of flooding, thus misrepresenting its value. The home was sold in August, 2013, and was subject to massive flooding a little more than a month later, in September …