profile picture

English French Spanish

Welcome to our home page.




We appraise all types of residential properties, from Beach Front Estates to Ranches to Mountain Cabins and Tract Homes. We also appraise income producing properties, such as commercial and industrial, agricultural, special purpose, and apartments.  We are experienced in eminent domain, consultation, feasibility and highest and best use studies, large and small construction projects, and proposed developments of all types of land uses, as well as provide litigation support. Frank O. May, MAI, is an experienced expert witness in four counties.


Our service area is the State of California, primarily around Monterey Bay and "Silicon Valley".  All appraisals comply with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) and are widely accepted in the public and private sector.


Our decades of experience insure you will have an appraisal that is credible, dependable and timely.  We have a proven track record of appraising a wide variety of properties and for a wide variety of uses.  Our appraisals have been accepted by Local, State and Federal Agencies, as well as most financial institutions and quasi-government agencies. They have been tested in court and prevailed; tested in the market and proven.

We are a leading provider of appraisals for:

  • Primary and secondary mortgages
  • "Hard Money" Loans
  • Construction Financing 
  • Employee relocation
  • Private mortgage insurance removal
  • Estate planning
  • Divorce settlement
  • Diminution of Value
  • Partial Interest
  • Government
  • Tax Planning
  • Investor Counseling


Our cumulative investment in formal education and training, along with decades of experience and continuing education, are unequaled by any local appraisal firm.  In addition, our investment in technology has helped us become more efficient appraisers and has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering online appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the miscommunications and unnecessary delay often experienced with appraisals. 


We provide:

  • High quality appraisal reports
  • Helpful and knowledgeable staff 
  • Electronic ordering and delivery
  • Competitive pricing


Through this website, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal process and general real estate tips. The more you know, the better decisions you can make.


Thanks for visiting our web site.  For more information, call: