Residential Expert Witnesses

Residential expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on residential. The residential expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Banking, Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Insurance, Premises Liability, Property Management, Real Estate, and Security.

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, Insurance underwriting, Claims, Bad faith, Life, Health, Disability, Property/Casualty, Reinsurance, etc.
MCS Associates (established 1973) is a nationwide specialist expert witness and litigation consulting group that concentrates in seven key areas:  Banking and Lending  Securities & Investments  Investment Banking & Finance  Financial Services  Insurance  Real Estate  Damages, Economic Analysis & Forensic Accounting Our company takes greater pride and care in identifying and selecting the right experts with the specific specialized expertise needed for each assignment, and we undertake expert witness assignments throughout the United States. Our clients include several thousand leading national and regional law firms, as well as many smaller and specialized boutique practices, and we also work extensively with numerous regulatory and government agencies Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, ...

Bill Burch

San Marcos, California
Real Estate, Banking - Mortgage Lending, Standard of Care, Compliance, TILA/RESPA Regulation, Disclosure, HAMP/Modification, Foreclosure, Underwriting, Residential, Loan Servicing, Real Estate/Mortgage Fraud, CA BRE/NMLS Licensing
I have been in the mortgage industry for 28 years, serving as a loan officer, branch manager, and area vice president. During this time, I have developed a strong base of knowledge of many areas of the mortgage industry. On the origination end, this includes application, disclosure, processing, underwriting, appraisal, & funding. On the servicing end, this includes payment servicing, modification, HAMP, and foreclosure. I am able to study a case file quickly and thoroughly, and establish a defensible opinion. My writing skills yield a strong written report. And, my public speaking and discussion skills present well in deposition and trial.

Steven Edrington, CCIM, CPM, CFLC Edrington and Associates

Oakland, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, landlord/tenant, apartment, residential, commercial, HOA, wrongful eviction, habitability, standard of care, premises liability, slip/trip/fall, inspection, building codes, electrical codes, health and safety, maintenance, personal injury, rent control, damages
Edrington and Associates are residential investment property specialists. We maximize value and solve complex real estate challenges for our clients, who are owners, developers, and buyers/sellers of rental housing. We are active practitioners in the field in addition to our expert witness work where we primarily serve landlord/tenant and insurance defense attorneys. Steven Edrington is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC), and an ICC Residential Building Inspector. Philip Barthman is an ICC Combination Inspector, electrician, and former Alameda County Building Inspector. We are frequent presenters to the Bar Association of San Francisco, Alameda County Bar Association, Bridge Association of Realtors, San Francisco Apartment Association, and East Bay Rental Housing Association on topic including Issues of Habitability, Adding/Legalizing Units, and Oakland Rent and Eviction Controls.

Ernesto A Guerrero South Dixie Contractors, Inc.

Miami, Florida
Building Inspection, Appraisal & Valuation - General contractor, roofing contractor, plumbing contractor, mold assessor, mold remediator, insurance adjuster, wind damage, hurricane damage, tile roof, plumbing, cause & origin, water intrusion, storm created openings, residential, commercial, industrial, mitigation, estimating, scope & pricing
Florida All-Lines Independent Adjuster – License # P035592 Certified General Contractor – CGC1525515 Certified General Contractor – CGC1529840 Certified Roofing Contractor – CCC1331420 Certified Plumbing Contractor – CFC1429932 Mold Assessor – MRSA2546 Mold Remediator – MRSR2742 Handled high volume of personal lines and commercial losses related to catastrophic windstorms, non-catastrophe claims, mediations, and appraisals. Chosen by numerous insurance companies to handle over 500 appraisal assignments. Performed more than 4,800 detailed roof inspections of hurricane damaged homes. Highly skilled in site inspection and determination of claim validity, damage, and repair costs. Evaluated residential, commercial, and governmental structures, buildings, roads, parks, and golf courses. Experience with losses including fire, water, vandalism, vehicle impact, theft, mold, and sinkholes. Regularly inspect, investigate, and document losses and advise client of scope and proper reserve amou...

Paul L. Johnson Gryphon Consulting

Holiday, Florida
Construction Defects, Construction - Residential, commercial, leaks, tenant fit-outs, kitchens, baths, remodels, owner representative, contracts, historic buildings, restaurants, roofs, siding, change orders, critical path, luxury construction, high-end construction, wine cellars, cabinetry, Schluter Systems, tile, stone, masonry
Award-Winning construction professional. 35 years of hand-on experience. Self-made man. Founder/operator of two highly-successful construction firms. Experience includes all aspects of residential and high-end residential construction, new builds and remodeling, light commercial construction and tenant build-out - multiple new builds, over 60 whole home remodels, over 500 kitchen remodels, almost 400 master bath remodels, numerous tenant fit out projects, restaurants, and a historic landmark complete renovation. Extensive consulting experience as an Owner's Representative. Patented inventor of cabinet installation assembly. Author of the book Residential Construction & Remodeling; Straight Talk About The Industry & Process. I stay current on construction processes, materials, technique's, industry changes and codes. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: • Construction Defects • Cabinetry/Trim Defects • Interior Finish Defects • Exterior Finish Defects • Water In...

Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Secure Residential Services LLC

Hudson, Massachusetts
Security, Real Estate - Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations
Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concen...

Steven J. Kitnick, CNE, CFAC, CSP, GRI, RRG Steven Kitnick

Las Vegas, Nevada
Real Estate - Nevada real estate expert witness, residential, Nevada law on agency, fiduciary duties, breach of duties, Nevada law on disclosures, seller's failure to disclose, buyer's due diligence, brokerage agreements, contracts, standard of care, broker responsibilities, regulatory compliance, NRED complaints
Provided Case Reviews, Consultations, Initial Expert Opinion Reports, &/or Rebuttal Reports on Behalf of: Bremer White Brown & O’Meara, LLP Clark Hill, PPLC Gordon Law, LLC Hutchings Law Group Ladah Law Firm Leah Martin Law Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP Lipson Neilson, PC Marquis Aurbach CHTD. Resnick & Louis, P.C. Sagebrush Lawyers Solomon Dwiggins Freer & Steadman, LTD. Sylvester & Polednak, LTD. Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP 22 cases since 2019. 8 times retained by Plaintiffs and 14 times by Defendants.

Scott Bennett, CPM ExpertMulti-Family Expert Witness Group

Keller, Texas
Real Estate, Property Management - Real estate and property management issues, residential, HOA, mixed-use. Leasing, landlord/tenant, rent control, life/safety and environmental, manufactured home communities. Risk and Safety at Apt buildings, Multi-Family.
Mr. Bennett is experienced in Real Estate Management both Multi-Family, Office and Retail Organizational structure. His extensive background includes the development, operations, risk management, hazard evaluations, safety standards and "best in class" real estate management. Mr. Bennett has over 25+ years experience in multi-family, commercial, retail, condo's, mixed-use management operations and renovations. His background also includes significant real estate development services, leasing and Tenants law. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and real estate executive in Texas. His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 25+ years includes working and testifying on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defendant with significant deposition and trial experience. His work has included cases in various other states outside of Texas. Experience in Manufactured Homes and Mobile Home Parks/Subdivisions and Manufactured Home Development Additional expertise ...