Forensic Appraisal

Forensic Appraisal Services

Forensic Appraisal Experts test the credibility of an appraisal and the appraiser. Forensic Appraisals require highly-trained—highly-skilled—highly-credentialed discipline-specific and multidisciplinary appraisal reviewers with decades of experience that are specifically trained and accredited in providing Forensic Appraisals and in developing and reporting differing opinions-of-value, rebuttal appraisals, and providing appraisal expert witness testimony.

EDS pioneered the appraisal review profession—the cornerstone of Forensic Appraisals—and directed the development, writing, and implementation of the appraisal review Principals of Valuation and best practices that are taught to and in use today by professional valuers, legal experts, and government agencies throughout-the-world.

We hold the only Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Appraisal Expert Witness Accreditation Service (EWAS) and Appraisal Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) Certifications in the United States and all of the Americas—one of only a handful of such Appraisal Expert Witness and Appraisal Dispute Resolution Certifications in the world.

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EDS holds the only RICS Expert Witness Accreditation Service and Valuation Dispute Resolution Service Certifications
in the United States and all of the Americas—one of only a handful of such Certifications in the world.

An Elite-Rated member of the peer-voted Super Appraisers® Global Network of internationally-recognized appraisal luminaries.

Prevailing in billions-of-dollars at issue in some of the world’s most important—high-profile—and valuablevaluation litigation.

EDS pioneered the appraisal review profession—the cornerstone of Forensic Appraisals—and directed the development, writing, and implementation of the review appraisal Principals of Valuation and best practices that are taught to and in use today by professional valuers, legal experts, and government agencies throughout the world. Our Forensic Appraisal services have allowed our clients’ to prevail in billions-of-dollars at issue, and our work has been cited by U.S. regulators as “The measure by which all review appraisals should be judged.”

Our discipline-specific and multidisciplinary Forensic Appraisers are internationally accredited ASA/MAI/RICS appraisal instructors—all well-published luminaries in the global valuation community. They include Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and International Valuation Standards (IVS) and RICS ‘Red Book’ instructors, Value Adjustment Board (VAB) Magistrates, and former state and federal appraisal regulatory compliance officers.

We provide Forensic Appraisals in all disciplines of appraisal and asset classes, tangible and intangible, i.e., Real Estate, Business Valuation, Intellectual Property, Personal Property, and Machinery and Technical Services to clients throughout the world. EDS specializes in providing appraisal expert witness testimony and litigation support services to attorneys and law firms and appraisal-related Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services.

EDS Forensic Appraisals are independent and objective and render credible findings that will withstand challenges and scrutiny from peer reviews, regulatory, judicial, and taxing authorities.

EDS’ unparalleled level of Forensic Appraisal expertise is recognized and appreciated in boardrooms and courtrooms throughout the world, and U.S. regulators have cited our body of work as “The measure by which all appraisal reviews should be judged.”

We would welcome the opportunity to bring this level of Forensic Appraisal expertise to you.