Services We are your Southern California Appraiser

Property types

Arens Group, Inc. appraisers are qualified to appraise a wide range of real estate ranging from high-rise office buildings to single family homes.   Following is a detailed list of the properties we appraise:

  • Retail (strip centers, freestanding retail, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, etc.)
  • Office
  • Industrial/warehouse/distribution
  • Mixed-use
  • Residential (Home/SFR’s, condominiums, 2-4 units)
  • Multi-family (apartments, condo Conversions)
  • Vacant land (raw land, subdivisions, mitigation, etc.)
  • Feasibility studies
  • Special purpose (construction defects, contamination, mold, etc.)
  • Mobile home parks
  • Churches and Schools

 Services:

  • Appraisals
  • Feasibility studies customized to your specific needs
  • Market studies
  • Lease/purchase negotiations
  • Drive-by appraisals
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Consultation

Uses/types of appraisals

  • Loan security valuations
  • Estate planning
  • Title issues (DIV or diminution in value (Overholtzer) appraisals regarding easements, encroachments, zoning issues, etc.) including representation/testimony at mediations, arbitrations and court.
  • Dissolutions/partnership disputes
  • Legal disputes
  • Buy outs
  • Construction

Types of Clients

Lenders

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Mortgage brokers and bankers

Title companies

  • In house legal departments
  • Outside council
  • Property owners

 Estate Planning

  • Estate planning attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Private investors
  • IRS Appraisals

 Litigation Support

  • Real estate attorneys
  • Bankruptcy attorneys
  • Corporate attorneys