Expert Witness Services for Real Estate

My Credentials as an Expert Witness for Real Estate

My Name is Ann Adams, Designated Broker, MBA, CRS – Certified Residential Specialist of Ann Adams Realty. I am a Maricopa County Approved Real Estate Agent. I have over 18 years experience. and have worked with law firms in cases of divorce or separation. I have also managed several estate sales with various family members involved. I have recently expanded my expertise through extensive continuing education classes to cover most aspects of Residential Real Estate and can offer expert witness services.

Maricopa County Approved Real Estate Agent Fiduciary Responsibilities

Resolve disputes and find a fair resolution in divorce cases
Set up retainer to fairly take care of repairs for both parties to manage a sale
Review appraisal value and analyze current market conditions
Expert knowledge in current home evaluations and value
Expert advice on preparing a home to sell for top dollar
Establish negative impact of inhibiting a home from being shown

Experienced in All Residential Real Estate Issues:

• Negotiated the buying and selling of residential and commercial real estate property throughout Arizona. Commercial experience involves Multi Family Homes.
• Represented residential real estate investors, buyers and sellers.
• Consulted and documented 1031 exchanges for investors.
• Can Advise on the value of real estate on behalf of the courts, banks and legal counsel. Experience providing banks with a Broker Opinion of Value as a Designated Broker in Arizona
• Negotiated with all major banks on short sales and successfully worked with HOA’s and secondary lenders.
• Knowledge of Disclosure Issues – Including square footage, renovation plans, neighborhood noise, inspection, mold and dual agency
• Reviewed – failed home inspections and Seller Property Disclosures Statements with a keen eye for non-disclosure issues.
• Standards of Care – Including due diligence, supervision, escrow and title insurance practices
• Broker & Owner of Independent real estate company with over 16 years of experience consistently performing in the top 1% of sales/production.
• Fiduciary duty – Including conflicts of interest, dual agency, failure to perform, broker breach of duty, real estate ethics and real estate agent obligations.
• Real Estate Documentation and Interpretation Issues – Including interpretation of language in forms and documentation, compliance with permits, interpretation of provisions, reasonableness of landlord’s refusal to consent to assignment, interpretation of Residential Purchase Agreement regarding right to cancel, interpretation of Notice to Perform, interpretation and appropriate language for legal briefs, agents duties in real estate transactions and conflicts of licensing law in interstate transactions.

As an authority in real estate, I have the skill set, experience, and education to function as an expert witness for real estate. I provide a no-nonsense impartial testimony for cases in the multifaceted real estate industry. I get positive feedback from both parties of a dispute for my professionalism and knowledge. My experience allows for innovative resolutions that have a positive impact on clients.

Most importantly, my goal is to solve problems and help navigate you toward success, mitigate damages; and help you reach your goals.


$350 and hour with 2 hour minimum for preparation
In court 3 hours $1000 with $350 for every additional hour
Travel expense is calculated by cost of travel plus hourly wage of $350
Call Ann Adams before you call anyone else 602-330-2323