Paul Hornsby & Company - Austin, Texas Real estate appraisers and expert witness in Austin, Texas
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Mr. Hornsby has been practicing real estate appraisal and consultation since 2003 in the Austin, TX office of Paul Hornsby & Company. This includes the valuation of all property types and in support of litigation proceedings.

Mr. Hornsby often serves in the capacity of expert witness both before special commissioners and in appraisal review boards in multiple counties throughout Texas. Mr. Hornsby has testified on over 50 occasions.

Mr. Hornsby's commercial real estate experience includes appraisals for purposes including lending, litigation, eminent domain, conservation easements, consultation, and ad valorem tax appeal. The commercial valuations have included land (ranches, subdivision, rural, & urban), office, retail, industrial and special property types including golf courses, hotels, and convenience stores. Mr. Hornsby has been part of numerous projects including:

  • CTRMA Hwy. 183 Expressway, Travis County
  • SH 130, Williamson, Travis, Caldwell, and Hays Counties
  • STEC Tilden to Reveille 138kV HVTL, LaSalle and McMullen Counties
  • TxDOT FM 620 widening, Williamson County
  • Oncor Hicks to Elizabeth Creek 138kV HVTL, Tarrant and Denton Counties
  • TxDOT SH 71/FM 973 expansion, Travis County
  • GVEC CMC TAP 138kV HVTL, Guadalupe County
  • GVEC Gillett to Nopal 138kV HVTL, Gonzalez County
  • LCRA Clear Springs to Hutto 345 kV HVTL, Travis, Hays, Williamson, and Caldwell Counties
  • LCRA 138 kV HVTL Mason County
  • Lone Star Central C to Sam Switch 345kV HVTL, Bosque, Erath, Eastland, Sommerville, and Comanche Counties
  • Oncor Hicks to Elizabeth Creek 345kV HVTL, Jack and Wise Counties
  • Oncor 345 kV HVTL, Denton and Tarrant Counties
  • City of Austin, South IH 35 Water/Wastewater Program, Travis County
  • Oncor 345kV HVTL, Bell, Milam, and Robertson Counties
  • TxDOT SH 183 expansion, Tarrant County

Licenses and Designations:

  • MAI Designation - Appraisal Institute, Account No. 512673
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #TX-1337460-G
  • Texas Real Estate Salesperson License #636302

Associations and Activities:

  • Member of the Appraisal Institute and Austin Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
  • Vice President with the Austin Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
  • International Right of Way Association
  • Valuation Committee Chair, Austin Chapter of the International Right of Way Association

Presentations/ Lectures:

  • Equal and Uniform - Commercial Properties, Appraisal Review Board, Travis Central Appraisal District, May 2014
  • Separating Tangible and Intangible Asset Values in a Texas Refinery: A Case Study; Appraisal Institute, August 2015
  • Impact of HVTL on Property Values, January 2015
  • Intangible Assets in Eminent Domain, 2017


University of Texas, Austin, Texas: B.S. Degree in Biochemistry, May 2003