Susan Ebert-Stone, SRA

Ms. Susan Ebert-Stone, SRA

Peak Appraisal Service, Inc
298 Meadow Ln
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Office: 970-945-4003

Peak Appraisal Service is a residential appraisal firm specializing in luxury resort properties. We provide valuation support for litigation (including complex diminution in value cases), divorce, estate planning, asset portfolio management, and general lending needs. Our appraisers are experienced in expert witness testimony, including jury trials and depositions.

Areas of Expertise
  • Real Estate Damages
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Trusts & Estates

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: SRA designation; Colorado Certified Residential Appraiser; Litigation Certificate through the Appraisal Institute
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: SRA designation through the Appraisal Institute
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Panelist and Presenter for the Colorado Chapter of the Appraisal Institute for various topics affecting residential resort properties
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: As of January 2024, Susan Ebert-Stone, SRA has testified over 40 times. Henry J. Stone, SRA has testified seven times, including before the United States Congress in his Naval career as a Lieutenant. Since most of the cases we have been engaged to provide valuation services for are settled between the parties before going to the hearing or trial, the number of litigation valuation cases we have been involved in is far higher than the testimony cases. Because we specialize in unique properties and unique cases, we write well-supported reports that, we believe, helps the parties understand the market and thereby be more willing to negotiate reasonable settlements on the terms of property valuation.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: The area we serve is a high-priced resort marketplace in which we appraise a broad range of residential properties - from tear-down homes to some of the highest-priced homes in the United States. We also serve our clients with title disputes, diminution in value reports, detrimental conditions, bankruptcy, and divorce proceedings.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Susan: 35 years; Hank: 18 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Appraisal reports, rebuttal reviews, consulting.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please contact us.


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