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Our basic service area is the greater Bay Area with concentration in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. We cover the entire northern State of California for specialized property assignments including waterfront and marine properties, historic property, and transient lodging (from B&Bs to resorts and large hotel complexes).

We appraise all types of urban properties from vacant acreage or lots to all residential property types, historic developments or redevelopments, and all forms of public, non-profit, and governmental facilities, commercial, industrial, and special purpose property.

Additional special services include analyses of the valuation issues created by non-disclosure, fraud and mis-representation between contractual parties, construction defects, contamination or toxic hazards, natural disasters, fire losses, insurance claims. Special purpose properties are well represented in past assignments, including churches, schools, academic institutions, government buildings such as city halls, fire stations; radio and television installations, water-cultural leased sites, air rights, subsurface rights, mineral rights, easements, ground leases, and encroachments. Conservation and park lands, resort and recreational properties, islands including Alcatraz, Red Rock, and the Marin islands, are some of the water oriented properties appraised by this firm.

Types of Properties Appraised Include

  • Single Family and Residential Properties
  • Multi-Unit Residential Properties
  • Commercial, Industrial and Special Purpose Properties
  • Specialty Lodging, Destination Resorts and Bed & Breakfast Inns
  • Historical Properties
  • Vacant Land

Purposes of Appraisal and Services Provided

  • Mortgage Financing
  • Expert Testimony of all types of Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • Contamination and Toxic Hazards
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-Disclosure, Fraud, Misrepresentation
  • Estates, Marriage and Partnership Dissolution
  • Valuation for Casualty Losses and Catastrophic Events