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Dean E. Dawson
Senior Consultant
(304) 205-0959
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Residential & Commercial Valuation

Advisory & Consulting

Expert Witness & Litigation Support

Market & Marketability Studies

Public Sector and Eminent Domain

Real Estate Brokerage

Real Estate Consultant and Forensic Expert

3006 Mt. Vernon Road
Suite 1010
Hurricane, WV 25526
626 Mariner Village, Morgantown, WV 26508 
4771 Bayou Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32503
Dean E. Dawson
Ronald S. Plott, Jr.
Christa Mansfield
Cheryl L. Dawson

Dean E. Dawson is the senior consultant at Real Property Consultants, with over 32 years experience in the appraisal and valuation of real property. His experience encompasses a broad range of property types, including single-family residential, condominiums, apartments, office, retail, industrial, special-purpose properties and vacant land. Dean also has experience with easement valuation, eminent domain, leased fee and leasehold interests, market research, and appraisal review.

Mr. Dawson's primary focus over the past 10-15 years has been real estate damage economics and property value diminution. He has been qualified as an expert in local, state and federal courts and has provided testimony on the wide venue of issues including: 

Appraisal review

Appraiser & mortgage fraud

Before-and-after damages

Boundary disputes

Casualty Loss

Construction defect

Criminal activities

Diminution of value

Disclosure disputes

Eminent domain

Environmental issues

Marital dissolution

Partial / fractional interests

Predatory lending

Retrospective valuations

Right-of-way / Easement

Soils and Geotechnical

Standard of Care

Stigma & market resistance


Curriculum Vitae
West Virginia

Mr. Dawson's valuation experience encompasses, among other areas, vacant land (residential and commercial), farm, low and mid-rise office buildings, industrial buildings, apartments and multi-family projects, restaurants, self storage facilities, day care facilities, medical office buildings, retail buildings, right of way and easement takings, residential subdivisions, ground leases (billboards), condemnation, churches, condominiums (residential and office), convenience store, partial and undivided interest, car wash facility, gymnasiums, special purpose properties, complex residential, and compliance reviews.

Mr. Dawson is currently the chair of the West Virginia Real Estate Licensing and Certification Board. He is also a former past president of the West Virginia Association of REALTORS®. 


Real Estate Broker - West Virginia
Certified General Appraiser - West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida


SRA, Member of the Appraisal Institute

AI-RRS, Member of the Appraisal Institute

National Association of Realtors

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