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Arthur Swanson of Opine Experts

Arthur Swanson of Opine Experts

612 Howard Street
Suite 390

San Francisco, California 95105

Phone(415) 267-0262
Fax (415) 267-2905

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Mr. Swanson manages a portfolio of apartment and office buildings in the City, and oversees several other resident mangers.

Having managed San Francisco apartment buildings since 1988, Mr. Swanson is highly qualified to opine on property management standard of care, inspection protocols, past and present rental values of San Francisco apartment units, and resident manager supervisory duties.

Services

Arthur Swanson offers the following services:

-Case Review and Analysis
-Consulting
-Site Inspections

Sampling of Legal Issues:
-Standard of care, multi-family residential management (mold, lead, habitability)
-Wrongful Death and Serious Personal Injury (deck collapse, trip and fall, bars on windows)
-Resident managers, employment practices (resident manager hours, housing)
-Rental valuations (Residential unit values)


Litigation Support Services

Arthur Swanson provides litigation support and expert witness testimony both to plaintiffs and defendants.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Mr. Swanson has managed income properties since 1988, and now oversees a portfolio of larger San Francisco apartment and office buildings as Chief of Operations for Lightner Property Group. A resident manager himself, Mr. Swanson was trained to handle the rigors of managing rent controlled apartments by attorney/landlords. His experience and good judgment led to responsibility for overseeing several other resident mangers of rent-controlled apartment buildings.

He shares his professional training , experience and managerial wisdom with others in the industry through active participation in local property management and small business associations.

Mr. Swanson is a real estate licensee (BRE #01297337) and qualified to opine on property management standard of care as well as past and present rental values of San Francisco apartment units.

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Professional Experience

1988-Present
Chief of Operations, Lightner Property Group, San Francisco, CA

Oversees portfolio of apartment buildings and commercial properties
Coordinates building maintenance, office tenant improvements and apartment unit renovations
Establishes all rental rates for vacant apartments
Qualified to opine on past and present rental values of San Francisco apartment units
Coordinates marketing efforts
Supervises multifamily resident managers


Licenses

Real Estate Licensee, California (BRE #01297337)
Certified Residential Manager, California Apartment Association
Notary Public, California


Legal Experience & Services

Areas of Expertise Retained as an Expert Witness:
Property Management
-Standard of care, multi-family residential management (mold, lead, habitability)
-Wrongful Death and Serious Personal Injury (deck collapse, railing collapse, stuck window, elevator injury)
-Fair Housing
-Rental Rate Valuations


Affiliations

Mr. Swanson was named San Francisco Apartment Association Property Manager of the Year for 2008.
He is a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association, and has assumed leadership roles in...
San Francisco's Small Business Network
National Association of Residential Property Managers
Professional Property Managers Association
Building Owners and Managers Association (Government & Public Affairs Committee)


Qualifications

2005 Faculty Member, National Apartment Association Education Institute
1994 Approved Instructor, California Department of Real Estate
1981 Real Estate Broker, California
1981 Attorney at Law, California


Seminars & Training

Mr. Swanson is a class instructor for California Apartment Association's program that certifies multi-family building resident managers.





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