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When you’re looking for a real estate appraiser in Los Angeles, your search should start and end here.  We appraise real estate in the metro Los Angeles area and we are also property appraisers throughout Los Angeles County and surrounding areas.  Los Angeles real estate values are unique and you need a local Los Angeles appraiser with experience completing appraisals in Greater Los Angeles Area.

Chief Appraiser Ian Tobin

I've been the President & Chief Appraiser at AppraisalWorks for over 18 years with all of that as experience in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Some areas of my expertise include: all aspects of residential real estate appraisal: appraisal and forensic reviews; luxury real estate and architectural design; green residential buildings and residential valuation of Solar PV; market and feasibility studies; highest and best use analysis; expert witness and litigation support; consultation for developers, institutional, government, and private clients.

In terms of qualifications, I'm an Associate Member of the Appraisal Institute l Professional Development Program Registry: Valuation of Sustainable Buildings: Residential, and Build it GREEN l Certified Green Real Estate Professional. MBA from Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management. 


For the past 15 years I have specialized in architectural homes designed by some of the most renowned names in architecture, including Gregory Ain, John Byers, Buff & Hensman, Peter Choate, Gerard Colcord, Charles Eames, Craig Ellwood, Frederick Emmons, Edward Fickett, Haralamb Georgescu, A. Quincy Jones, Ray Kappe, Thornton Ladd, Marmol Radziner, Wallace Neff, Whitney R. Smith, and Paul Williams.

I have had the honor to having appraised the sale of The Hilltop House in Pasadena (Lillian B Ladd Residence) designed by Thornton Ladd together with the award winning Hilltop Studio (1953) by Thornton Ladd and reworked by Marmol Radziner, The Pasinetti House (1958) in Beverly Hills by Haralamb Georgescu, and Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 797 (2005) The Hamma Residence (1951) by A. Quincy Jones and Whitney R. Smith in Crestwood Hills l Brentwood. I have appraised many prestigious homes in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Calabasas, Hollywood Hills, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes, Pasadena, Santa Monica and Toluca Lake.

If your needs include a professional, prompt, accurate real estate appraisal, contact us or order online to get started today.

We perform appraisals and appraisal services in the Greater Los Angeles Area:

  • Los Angeles County 
  • Orange County 
  • Ventura County 
  • San Bernardino County 
  • Riverside County

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