Paul Hornsby & Company - Austin, Texas Real estate appraisers and expert witness in Austin, Texas
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Mr. Cox has been practicing real estate appraisal and consultation since 2012 with experience in the valuation of all property types and specialization in litigation proceedings. He has acted in capacity of reviewer and appraiser for purposes including lending, litigation, eminent domain, consultation, and ad valorem tax appeal.

Mr. Cox has extensive experience with the following property types:

  • Single-family
  • Multi-family
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Hotel
  • Vacant land

With a prior specialization in multifamily work, he has also has experience analyzing:

  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) properties
  • Section 8 properties
  • USDA Rural Development properties
  • HAP contracts
  • Land Use Restriction Agreements (LURAs)
  • Properties subject to various affordable housing programs.

Major Projects:

  • Tax litigation for over 100 Class A office buildings in downtown and west Houston
  • Tax litigation for Circuit of the Americas (COTA)
  • Tax litigation for multiple community shopping and retail centers across Texas
  • Tax litigation for multiple senior care facilities across Texas
  • Right-of-Way (ROW) and eminent domain for TxDOT and other city, county, and state agencies
  • Hotels including W Hotel, Four Seasons, Marriott, Homewood Suites, Residence Inn, Hampton Inn, and Chase Suites
  • University of Texas Medical School site
  • Specialty properties including office campuses, big-box retail, shopping centers, luxury hotels, senior assisted living and memory care, and parking garages

Licenses and Designations:

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #TX-1380716-G

Associations and Activities:

  • Practicing Affiliate of the Appraisal Institute


Professional Courses

Appraisal Institute:
  • Advanced Income Approach
  • Basic Appraisal Principles
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures
  • Business Practices and Ethics
  • General Appraiser Income Approach - Part 1 & 2
  • General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  • Real Estate Finance Statistics, and Valuation Modeling

Other Course Work:
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (15-hour course and 7-hour update)

Formal Education
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho: B.S. Degree in Finance, May 2007