Gossman and Associates
Gossman & Associates is a Kansas City-based appraisal firm founded in 1979 by Donald J. Gossman, owner/president/appraiser. During this time they have completed more than 55,000 appraisals and reviews.
Forensic Appraisal Reviews
Gossman & Associates provides Forensic Appraisal Reviews in cases where appraisal fraud is suspected or alleged. Our forensic appraisal reviews help determine whether an appraisal has been prepared competently and in compliance with applicable regulations and standards – i.e. the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Article XI of the Financial Institutions Reform and Recovery Act of 1998 (FIRREA), Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), etc.
Who is Gossman & Associates?
Don Gossman SRA, and Bernie Shaner SRA, MAI have owned independent fee appraisal businesses in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area for many years. We are qualified and experienced appraisers capable of providing both review appraisal services and expert witness testimony in cases involving appraisal fraud.
Reputation for Excellence
Gossman and Shaner serve on state appraisal board review panels, teach classes and seminars regarding appraisal practices including USPAP, and are called to speak before organizations such as the Board of Realtors and the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Scope of Services
Gossman & Associates can provide single property appraisal reviews or larger scope assignments involving multiple residential and commercial properties. We have articulated our opinions through court testimony many times and in several jurisdictions.