When attorneys require a professional appraiser to help clarify an appraisal report or provide expert testimony in a court case, the experts at Maryland Appraisal are ready to provide assistance.
With thorough knowledge of both local and national regulations and standards, our Maryland Certified Real Estate Appraisers are a helpful addition to any litigation team when it comes to determining whether proper standards and practices were satisfied on previous appraisals. We are also uniquely qualified to analyze an appraisal report and its contents and determine whether a previous appraiser’s assumptions were reasonable or unreasonable – or whether appropriate appraisal methods and techniques were used.
Thanks to the experience, knowledge, training and skills that have been built-up over many years at Maryland Appraisal, we are called upon as expert witnesses whose opinion is sought in difficult legal cases. If a judge wants an expert property opinion in a case involving two feuding spouses, we will often be called to provide an opinion.
If a legal dispute regarding a property reaches the courtroom then the owner of Maryland Appraisal, Nick Gioia is often called in front of the judge as an expert witness. It is a testimony to his education, training, certification, skills and experience that his opinion is sought and that he is viewed as an expert. The court cases could involve spouses feuding over a property, or a dispute between a home owner and a contractor. Nick’s evidence is designed to help the judge come to a fair decision.
Aided by extensive expertise in the loan review process and a focus on appraisal quality, our Certified Real Estate Appraisers are trusted advisors to any litigation proceeding in which property values are of critical importance.