CoStar, CRMLS, Corelogic, Realist, FNC
Licensed Broker #00912439 CA - Since 1984
Appraisal License #AG 004777 (Certified General)

 714-847-8087 office

714-356-0000 mobile


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Mission Statement

Provide credible, neutral and unbiased appraisal and consulting services and  conduct myself at all times with  dignity, courtesy and integrity

Estates -  Trusts -  Date of Death - Financial Planning

Divorce - Partnership Dissolution - Partition Sale

Litigation Support - Expert Witness Testimony - Mediation Arbitration - Trial Testimony - Fair Value Financial Reporting

Employee Relocation - Property Tax Appeal - LLC Filing

Mortgage and Appraisal Fraud - Mortgage Financing

Appraisal Reviews - Due Diligence - U.S.P.A.P. compliance

Fair Rental Value - Fire and Property Damage

Family Limited Partnership - Partial Interest Valuation

Charitable Donation - Pricing to Sell - Bankruptcy -

Eminent Domain - Real Estate Fraud - Construction Defects

Tax Attorneys -  Estate Planners - CPA's

Attorneys: Corporate, Trial, Divorce, Eminent Domain

Private Parties - Buyers & Sellers - Trusts

Real Estate Agents and Brokers

Financial Institutions - Insurance Companies

Relocation Companies - Fortune 500 Companies

Federal Agencies  - Government Sponsored Enterprises

Types of Appraisals & Clientele

For over 42 years, Mr. Gilbert has been a professional appraiser and real estate consultant in Southern California. He has testified in California, Nevada and Texas in State and Federal Courts as an expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Gilbert taught the State of California's Dept. of Financial Institution's bank examiners how to identify appraisal and mortgage fraud. He was a key expert witness and consultant on behalf of the FDIC on 2 major Federal Court Cases. He was awarded the President's award by the Worldwide ERC for development of the 2010 Summary Appraisal Report. He is a co-founder of RAC - Relocation Appraisers and Consultants.  Mr. Gilbert is a 730 Court Appointed [neutral] expert for State of California Superior Court.  Mr. Gilbert is a member of the Appraisal Institute, was awarded an SRA Designation, and is a member of NAR, CAR, RAC, Worldwide ERC, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners & OCAR (OC Assn of Realtors). Mr. Gilbert was Chief Appraiser at 2 Financial Institutions. He co-developed an Automated Valuation Model / AVM for Veros Software. He was a former President of the OC Chapter of The Society of R.E. Appraisers which is now the Appraisal Institute.