Additional Appraisal Services

Eminent Domain

Are you a real estate attorney or a real property agent employed by a public entity looking for a commercial real estate appraiser to assist you in appraising a commercial property for the purpose of eminent domain?

Are you a private property owner that has been contacted by an agency seeking to condemn your property through the eminent domain process?

Have you been told that your property will be taken pursuant to eminent domain law and you are not quite sure what to do next?

As a condemning agency are you looking for a quality and well respected commercial real estate appraiser with a significant level of experience in appraising commercial property in the context of eminent domain?

Appraisal Services

Steven R. Fontes, MAI, CCIM has been appraising commercial real estate for the purpose of eminent domain for nearly two decades, which includes effective eminent domain related testimony before a jury. He has extensive experience working for condemning agencies as well as for private parties. Mr. Fontes is fair and impartial. He understands the nuances involved in the eminent domain process and can be a valuable asset to you because of his 30 years of Southern California based commercial real estate appraisal experience.

The following are case studies involving property that Mr. Fontes has appraised within the context of eminent domain.

Consulting Services

Mission Property Advisors, Inc. offers a range of consulting services, including…

  • Highest & Best Use analyses
  • Arbitration
  • Verification of sales comparables
  • CC&R review and analysis (non-legal)

Fees for these services vary and can be either a flat fee or hourly, depending on your defined scope of work.

Eminent Domain

Lending Institutions

Are you a chief appraiser or a chief credit officer for a lending institution looking for an experienced, detail oriented commercial real estate appraiser who understands the local real estate market?

How did you survive your last federal audit?


Do the federal auditors you work with understand and appreciate the MAI appraisal designation and the credibility that it brings?

Are you beginning to think that it may be time to upgrade the quality of appraisers on your approved appraiser list?

Are the appraisers on your current approved appraiser list delivering quality on-time appraisal reports that can withstand the scrutiny of a federal audit?

If any of these situations describes your appraisal department, give us a call and we would be happy to discuss our commercial real estate appraisal expertise and the particular requirements of your department. We work for dozens of lending institutions and we routinely receive referrals from chief appraisers and chief credit officers because of the quality of our work.

Consulting Services

Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Service

Potential Sale of Property

Are you considering a sale of your commercial property?

Have you received an unsolicited offer to purchase your property from a real estate broker or private party?

Are you a probate judge, probate referee or special master looking for an experienced, well respected, professionally designated commercial real estate appraiser?

Are you having trouble deciding whether or not to accept an offer to purchase your commercial property?

Do you have reservations about the list price proposed by your real estate broker?

Potential Sale of Property

Has your spouse recently passed away, leaving you with a decision to potentially sell your commercial real estate?

Has your mom or dad passed away recently, leaving you with inherited commercial real estate assets that you have no idea how to evaluate?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we can help. Give our office a call and we would be happy to consult with you.

Contact Mission Property Advisors, Inc. Today!