REAL ESTATE EXPERT WITNESSES

REAL ESTATE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Arborist Discusses Value of Trees Removed by Property Owner’s Neighbor REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves an individual who held a residential property in a private subdivision. A natural barrier existed between his property and that of a neighbor, which consisted of a large stand of trees, primarily pine as well as a few hardwoods. The neig …

Environmental Pollution Leads to Mortgage Dispute REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Environmental Pollution Leads to Mortgage Dispute

This case involves a residential property that the Plaintiffs had been living in for several months. An environmental survey was performed on the property, during which soil samples revealed the presence of pervasive chemical contamination. Eventually, it  …

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own

…  case takes place in Kentucky and involves a $15 million estate left by a father to his daughter. After receiving the estate, the …  and treated her assets as his own. He invested in real estate, futures trading, and other partnership arrangements. Additionally, …

E-mail messages between real estate buyer and seller create binding agreement REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a buyer who was interested in purchasing 2 undeveloped lots owned by a seller. The parties’ attorneys began negotiating the terms of the sale through email messages. The buyer’s attorney emailed the seller’s attorney and sent a “ …

Real Estate Expert Witness Evaluates Impact of Farm Odor on Property Value REAL ESTATE Expert Case

…  a nuisance and decreasing the value of their residence and real property” soon after Defendants opened a swine barn in the spring of 2007. …  WITNESS: Plaintiffs identified Mary Clay, a real estate appraiser, as an expert witness. Ms. Clay has been a self-employed …

Appraisal Expert Witness Opines on Value of Parking Spaces REAL ESTATE 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 …