(Applies to all breaks, travel time to location within LA County, and return. Any deposition related fees not paid by opposing counsel are the responsibility of the client, inclusive of parking fees. CA. Civil Code of Civil Procedure § 2034.440) 

Ed Niles-Architect

Expert Witness / Litigation Support

"747 Wing House"


Reliable form & narrative appraisal reports conducted for federally regulated lending institutions and private investment groups of small and high-value residential properties throughout Southern California.

Pacific Palisades

Rey Cano, the principal of Malibu Appraisal, has served as an expert witness before the US Bankruptcy Court, LA County Superior Court and the LA County Tax Appeals Board involving both high-value properties and vacant land.  His services have been utilized for divorce, division of assets, estate planning, proposed construction, as well as retrospective asset valuation related to tax settlements.

Over 25 Years of Experience In Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades & Brentwood

​Buff & Hensman-Architects

"747 Wing  House"

$300 per hour

Deposition / Court Testimony*

Fee & Rates

Property Appraisal

Coverage areas include all of Los Angeles County as well as portions of Ventura County. Appraised properties have included partial interest valuation of vacant land in Santa Paula to Single Family Residences in Lancaster to Multi-Family dwellings in South Los Angeles. Focused expertise in the Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades and Brentwood areas.

$300 per hour

(Depends on Complexity, Size, Design, etc. and quoted separately in the Engagement of Professional Services)

Serving Los Angeles & Ventura Counties

A reliable and believable expert is important to properly analyze, document, prepare and communicate appraisal conclusions that a court or panel will find justified.  

Clients include domestic and international financial institutions, law firms, developers, high net-worth individuals, financial advisors, and business management firms. 

$200 per hour


Litigation / Expert Witness Support

SaddleRock Ranch

Malibu Appraisal Office (General consultation, research, correspondence, trial/deposition preparation)

Quoted Individually  

(Includes travel time to and from client requested location and return within Los Angeles County)

Our valuation practice has encompassed raw and entitled land, single and multi-family properties as well as architecturally unique designs.