An Update on Gibson, et al. v. Credit Suisse, Cushman & Wakefield, et al. — the “$24 Billion” Case in Idaho — and the Plaintiffs’ Expert Witness Declaration Testimony

In terms of alleged damages, the biggest case pending against any appraisal firm in the United States — actually, I feel safe writing the biggest case ever — is the lawsuit filed in federal court in Idaho by a group of property owners in four luxury developments in Idaho, Montana, Read more…

Violating CoStar’s Terms of Use and Copyrights Results in $803,280 Judgment Against Appraiser (and Some Broader Lessons for All)

Many commercial real estate appraisers are familiar with CoStar Realty Information.  It’s an expensive source of commercial real estate sales, lease and property data.  Like many sources of such data these days, CoStar’s information is sold and accessed via an internet-based subscription service using IDs and passwords, and access to Read more…