Real Estate

The Real Estate Division is responsible for:

  • The acquisition of property and land rights for County uses, including buildings and building sites for airports
  • Redevelopment Agency projects
  • The County road system
  • The Flood Control District
  • Numerous special districts
The Division also provides these services to cities, other outside agencies, and counties who may not have a real estate acquisition staff:

  • Make property appraisals and negotiate with property owners and/or their representatives to purchase land and easements.
  • Engage private appraisers for special work and review the work product.
  • Develop supporting data and assist the County’s attorney in the preparation of condemnation cases for court trials.
  • Make right-of-way cost estimates for budgetary and other purposes