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Primary Area of Expertise
Real Estate Expert Witness Testimony
Profile
Mr. Beal has 40 years' experience in multiple phases of the real estate industry, and has been a Certified General Appraiser since 1992. As such, he has consulted and testified as an expert in local, state and federal cases in a variety of matters related to real property or interests in real property where there is an issue of valuation, loss in value, damages or taxation. He is also an expert in issues involving zoning and variances. In addition, Mr. Beal is an expert on appraisal ethics and practice.

He is comfortable in front a jury having taught appraisal and real estate courses since 2000 (3,700+ class room hours). His teaching included certificate, pre licensing and continuing education courses at 2 year and 4 year colleges and private real estate schools.

Mr. Beal's experience and services include:
*Eminent domain (partial and total takings)
*Tax Certiorari

Valuations for:
*Estate tax planning and returns (including value of Minority Interests)
*Transfer taxes and tax preference programs
*Partnership disputes
*Equitable distribution (including Price rule)
*Use and occupancy claims
*Bankruptcy

Damages due to or resulting from:
*Defects in title (title insurance claims)
*Appraiser malpractice
*Building code violations
*Wrongful lease termination
*Trespass
*Building collapses/construction damage
*Legal malpractice
*Insurance malpractice
*Breach of lease
*Property mismanagement
*Failure to maintain
*Design & construction defects
*Building Collapses
*Fire Damage
Education & Licenses
Professional Licenses
*New York State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser ID #46000012423
*Yellow Book Qualified (UASFLA)
*HUD/FHA/VA Approved Appraiser
*New York State Approved Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Instructor & Trainee Supervisor
*Appraisal Foundation/AQB Qualified USPAP Instructor
*New York State Department of Transportation Approved General Appraiser
*New York State Approved Small Claims Assessment Review Officer