We provide appraisals and real estate consulting services  for all property types and interests in Southern California for many purposes and and clients, including complex non-residential and residential assignments. We also specialize in valuation assignments involving minority interests in entities such as LLCs requiring discounts for Lack of Marketability (LOM) and Lack of Control (LOC).   We do not accept assignments from Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs). and do very few mortgage transaction assignments (VA only).

Qualified and experienced for litigation support including expert witness testimony for deposition, mediation, arbitration, and either in-court or distant-Zoom appearance and testimony at Federal and State Courts.

We can cover your appraisal needs for most property types, including shopping centers, strip retail, mixed-use, office buildings, industrial, apartments of any size,  mobile home parks, fast-food, restaurants, 2-4 units, vacant land, special purpose, single family residential, condominium, luxury properties and estates, acreage, existing and proposed, and most others including leased fee and leasehold interests and other fractional interests.

A significant portion of our practice includes Retrospective or Historical appraisals requiring "Date of Death" values on behalf of  trustees, executors, financial planners, tax attorneys and CPA's.  Multiple dates of market value and rental value are something we do regularly.

We can provide Joint appraisals on behalf of both the Petitioner and Respondent and their Attorneys, where each side expects an unbiased and neutral appraiser providing analysis and opinions that do not advocate on behalf of any one party.  Mr. Gilbert is also a court designated (Judge Appointed)  730 Expert.

We are familiar with the IRS Rules that are necessary to meet and exceed the IRS requirements and expectations, in the event of an audit.

Employee Relocation is an area of expertise involving residential properties. Mr. Gilbert holds a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council, co-developed the current 2010 Appraisal Report used by all U.S. Employee Relocation appraisers., co-founded Relocation Appraisers and Consultants (RAC) and holds the CRP designation from Worldwide ERC.

Fees for Services

There are many variables and possible complexities involved with every property, impacting the scope of work and time required for a particular assignment. These range from fairly basic and simple to extremely difficult and complex, all requiring varying levels of time and due diligence.

Our fees for appraisal and consulting services are quoted on a case-by-case basis. We do not have fixed fees for any professional services. We offer fair & competitive pricing, based on a combination of factors such as property type and complexity, anticipated time and difficulty to complete the assignment, scope of work necessary to produce a credible and accurate result, the intended use, the intended user, the appraisal type, and other factors. 

Contact us by email or telephone and we can discuss your valuation needs and provide a fee quote for services.

Direct Phone:  714-356-0000

email: Craig@CraigGilbert.Net