Real Estate Valuation

Real estate appraisal, property valuation or land valuation is the practice of developing an opinion of the value of real property.

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Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Evaluation Expert

A real estate investment trust (REIT) evaluation expert was needed for a financial services industry arbitration hearing involving taxation liabilities incurred as a result of a merger related to partnership units

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Expert’s Gut Feeling Good Enough

Although expert opinions must be based in fact, they are still individualized opinions and are occasionally, as the New Jersey Appellate Court stated on July 5, based on an expert’s “gut feeling”.

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Residential Real Estate Development Expert in Real Estate Valuation

A residential real estate development expert was needed for a breach of fiduciary duty case.

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Real Estate Appraisal Expert for Residential Damages Case

A real estate appraisal expert was needed for a residential damages case.

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Mortgage Fraud Expert in Distressed Property

A mortgage fraud expert in valuation of distressed property was needed for a case alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.

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FHA Loan Expert in Utility Easements

An FHA loan expert with utility easement expertise was needed for a constructive condemnation case.

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Real Estate Valuation Expert in Residential Development

A real estate valuation expert with residential development experience was needed for a fraud case concerning a residential real estate project in California.