Real Estate

We know that when it comes time to choosing a real estate appraiser, there are several factors to consider. Finding a qualified appraiser within your service area is the first step to the process, but finding one who has experience in the type of property you need appraised is essential.

From office to industrial, retail to healthcare, Stout has the experience, resources, and credentials to provide independent and reliable real estate consulting designed to fit your needs, throughout the United States and internationally.

With our deep breadth of knowledge spanning a wide range of valuation issues, our experts are here for you on an individual level. Our reports are designed to withstand scrutiny in adversarial legal proceedings, and we frequently provide expert witness testimony in support of our findings.

Our real estate valuation services include:

Litigation Support

  • Expert witness testimony (federal, state, local)
  • Marital dissolution
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Condemnation, zoning, and land use disputes
  • Construction defects/Environmental contamination

Financial Reporting

  • Purchase price allocation (asset acquisitions under ASC 805)
  • Fresh start accounting
  • Goodwill & long-lived asset impairment testing
  • REIT and pension fund reporting requirements
  • Net asset value (NAV) and NAV per share analysis for investor reporting


  • Property tax appeal
  • Conservation easement valuation
  • Estate and gift tax planning and reporting
  • IRS tax disputes
  • International tax restructuring


  • Mortgage underwriting, including conduit lending
  • Sale-leaseback transactions
  • Real Estate Owned (REO), special assets group, and foreclosure valuations
  • Valuations for special servicers

Other Consulting

  • Valuation for insurance placement purposes
  • Market and/or feasibility studies
  • Purchase/sale advisement
  • Favorable/unfavorable lease analysis
  • Rent studies (Stark and anti-kickback compliance)
  • Fairness & solvency opinions

Who We Serve

  • Attorneys
  • Corporate controllers
  • Property tax directors
  • Audit and tax advisory professionals
  • Public and large private companies
  • Private clients
  • Public sector
  • Accountants
  • Developers
  • Financial institutions
  • Fortune 500 corporations
  • Governmental authorities
  • Pension funds
  • Institutional investors
  • Property owners