P. Scott Voltz, MAI, AI/GRS (GENERAL REVIEW SPECIALIST), MBA

VOLTZ COMMERCIAL REALTY ADVISORS, INC.
26893 Bouquet Canyon Road, #313
Santa Clarita (Los Angeles County) , CA 91350
Office: 661-259-8009

Introduction

* RECOGNIZED REVIEW APPRAISAL SPECIALIST

* 25 years of private practice

* Qualified Expert Witness in EMINENT DOMAIN, WILDFIRE DIMINUTION IN VALUE, BANKRUPTCY, ATTORNEY MALPRACTICE, BANKRUPTCY, CONSTRUCTION DEFECT, CONTRACT DISPUTE

* Estate tax including Fractional/Partial Interests

* Testified in Arizona and California

* Licensed in Califonia and Nevada

* Approximately 60/40 balance between property owner/agency

* Clients include government agencies, property owners, including VERY high profile property owners.

NOT A "HIRED GUN". Litigation is less than 50% of my assignments with most of my assignments coming from financial institutions and estate tax practitioners.


Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Damages
  • Real Estate Valuation

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MAI, AI-GRS (GENERAL REVIEW SPECIALIST-The Appraisal Institute's new designation signifying accomplishment as a GENERAL REVIEW SPECIALIST), MBA (Pepperdine University), California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Nevada Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, California Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Appraisal Institute, CCIM
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Visiting Fellow at the Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance at Chapman University, Orange, California; Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Appraisal, Featured Speaker at the Northern California and Southern California Chief Appraiser's Conference.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 50+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Eminent Domain, Divorce, Bankruptcy, Construction Defect, Attorney Malpractice, Contract Dispute, Brush Fire Damage.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60% approximately
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40% approximately
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Approximately 20-30 times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 10+ times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 10 times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 25
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Real estate appraisals, review appraisals, commercial real estate loans, and consulting
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $175+
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $175+
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $275+ per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $275+ per hour.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel and other out of pocket expenses.

References

References upon request.