What We Do 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 property types we appraise:

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

 Services:

  • Appraisals
  • Feasibility and market studies
  • Lease/purchase negotiations
  • Drive-by appraisals
  • Expert witness testimony including mediations, arbitrations and court
  • Consultation

Uses/types of appraisals

  • Loan security valuations
  • Estate planning (i.e. for IRS and for internal decision making)
  • Title issues (DIV or diminution in value (Overholtzer) appraisals regarding easements, encroachments, zoning issues, etc.) including representation/testimony at mediations, arbitrations and court.
  • Analysis of defects (e.g. construction defects, contamination, mold, etc.)
  • Dissolutions/partnership disputes
  • Legal disputes
  • Buy outs
  • Construction

Types of Clients

Lenders

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Mortgage brokers and bankers

Title companies

  • Property owners
  • In house legal departments
  • Outside council

 Estate Planning

  • Estate planning attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Private investors

 Litigation Support

  • Real estate attorneys
  • Bankruptcy attorneys
  • Corporate attorneys