Real Estate Broker Expert 56901 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a real estate broker and licensed general contractor, specializing in real estate transactions and construction matters. My real estate expertise includes: sales; leases; contracts; property management; foreclosures; economic analysis; disclosure; data research; habitability; standards of care; residential investment properties; and duties of agents / sellers / buyers. My construction expertise includes: building codes / violations; business loss; contract disputes; construction defects / damage; construction management; framing; inspections; mold; plumbing / piping; septic failure; plywood; research / records; roofing; roof systems; stigma analysis; and standards of care, in addition to geotechnical situations (land movement). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: broker opinion of value, landslide; broker opinion of value, trespass, tree trim; broker opinion of value, non-permitted gazebo; broker opinion of value, nuisance neighbor; personal injury at school; nondisclosure, no permit; slip and fall, building drainage problem; home insurance, developer claimed business loss; tenant uninhabitable dwelling; property disclosure; agent duties, geotechnical, land movement; standard of care, first time buyers; faulty property inspection; habitability and harassment; foundation failure; specific performance, sale of apartment building, agent standard of care; buyer vs. seller/dual agent, property defects and mold; property loss following construction accident; septic failure; loan fraud versus broker / mortgage broker; recision / damages, moisture intrusion, mold.


B.A.Simmons College
M.B.A.MarketingCornell University

Licenses Certifications

California Real Estate Broker
California General Contractor

Awards & Affiliation

Who's Who of Professional and Executive Women
International Who's Who of Business and Professional Women
Who's Who of American Women
Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
Who's Who in Executives and Professionals

Primary Affiliation

American Marketing Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases