Valentine Appraisal & Associates is a Premier Real Estate Appraisal Firm and a leader in the valuation industry, serving Los Angeles, the rest of California and the entire United States.
 We believe the prerequisites of a successful real estate appraisal, consulting, and valuation firm are diversity, an extensive background, and specialized knowledge that when utilized appropriately are the catalysts for complex problem solving. 
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Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in easement valuations and operating nationwide throughout the entire United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has appraised thousands of easements. Mr. Valentine’s career appraising easements began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is a sampling of the different types of easements:

• Affirmative Easement • Pipeline Easement
• Ancillary Easement • Pole Line Easement
• Appurtenant Easement • Preservation Easement
• Avigation Easement • Private Way of Necessity
• Clearance Easement • Rail Easement
• Conservation Easement • Reciprocal Easement
• Cross Easement • Right of Drainage
• Discontinuous Easement • Right of Entry
• Drainage Easement • Right of Re-entry
• Drip Easement • Right-of-Way
• Easement Appurtenant • Scenic Easement
• Easement by Prescription • Servient Estate
• Easement in Gross • Sewer Line Easement
• Façade Easement • Sight Line Easement
• Flowage Easement • Slope Easement
• Highway Easement • Solar Easement
• Line of Sight Easement • Subsurface Easement
• Negative Easement • Surface Easement
• Non-Appurtenant Easement • Temporary Easement
• Overhead Easement • Utility Easement
• Permanent Easement • Water Line Easement
• Perpetual Easement  

Easement Appraisals

  • 12-foot wide, 15-foot wide, and 16-foot wide right-of-way easements, Malibu, Los Angeles County, CA; Mountains Recreation Conservancy Authority
  • Vacant 9 parcels to insure protection of FAA Part 77 Air Space
  • Permanent and temporary construction easements regarding street widening of East Walnut Drive North; Paragon Partners LTD
  • Temporary construction easement and permanent access control easement along Riverside Upper Channel for the SR-91 Project, City of Riverside, CA; RCTC
  • Partial taking for an electrical transmission line, Lake Matthews area, Riverside County, CA; Southern California Edison Company
  • Proposed transverse crossing at Los Cerritos Drain for a new fiber optic line, Lakewood, CA; Sunesys
  • Transverse crossing for underground aqueduct pipeline and high-power transmission line, Mojave, Kern County, CA; Terra-Gen Power LLC
  • Overhead easement in Leona Valley, Palmdale, CA; Southern California Edison Company
  • Proposed 200-foot wide electrical transmission easement, Antelope Valley, Los Angeles County, CA; Murphy & Evertz
  • Electrical transmission line easement, Santa Clarita, CA; Southern California Edison Company
  • 32 parcels for road dedication and renewable energy corridor, Mojave, CA; Terra-Gen Power LLC

With our exceptional appraisal experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your easement appraisal needs.

Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in appraisals for eminent domain within California and parts of the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has appraised hundreds of properties for eminent domain.
Mr. Valentine’s career appraising properties for eminent domain began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is a sample list of the types of real properties that we have appraised for eminent domain:

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  • SR-91 HOV Project, Riverside County, RCTC
  • Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, Los Angeles County, LACMTA
  • Alameda Corridor East Project, City of Industry, ACE
  • 6th Street Bridge Replacement Project, City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works
  • Nisqualli Interchange Project at I-15, City of Victorville, CA; Green, De Bortnowsky & Quintanilla, LLPWith our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your eminent domain appraisal needs.

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Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in land appraisals and operating in the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, and his firm has appraised thousands of land parcels throughout California and the western United States.

Mr. Valentine’s career appraising land parcels began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is just a sample of those completed by Mr. Valentine and his firm:

Land Appraisals

  • 852 acres of land for Internal Revenue Service, Los Angeles County, CA
  • 21 acres of land for proposed conservation easement, Ventura County, Mountains Recreation Conservancy Authority
  • 11,330 sq. ft. single-family residential lot in Newhall, CA, for the Newhall Water District
  • New construction of medical office building, Palmdale, CA; Toneman Development Corporation
  • Two appraisals of vacant land in Lancaster, CA; for the Los Angeles County Regional Park & Open Space District
  • 20 acres of vacant land in Acton, CA; for a private trust
  • Lake Jennings Reservoir, San Diego, CA; Helix Water District

With our exceptional appraisal experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your land appraisal needs.

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Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in litigation consulting operating within California and the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has been involved in many litigation consulting assignments.

Mr. Valentine’s career in litigation consulting began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is just a sample of some of the law firms I provided consulting for over the years:

Litigation Consulting

  • 416.7 acres of unimproved land, Agoura Hills; Alexander & Associates
  • Four industrial properties and one multi-residential property, Los Angeles County; Law Offices of Steven N. Shapiro
  • Administrative hearing, disciplinary action for real estate appraiser; Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley
  • Appraisal of horse ranch for divorce settlement, Los Angeles County; Counsel for a private party
  • Detached single-family dwelling, Mission Hills; Lang Hanigan & Carvalho, LLP
  • Residential acreage as part of a trust, Los Angeles County; Demetriou, Del Guercio, Springer & Francis, LLP
  • Diminution of value due to a noxious spill and stigma, City of Los Angeles; Tharpe & Howell
  • Partial taking for an underground water pipeline easement, Quartz Hill, CA; Law office of Michael T. Wittington
  • Eminent domain for airport expansion, Riverside, CA; City of Riverside

With our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your legal consulting needs.

Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in pipeline appraisals and operating within California and the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has appraised thousands of miles of pipelines.

Trans-Alaska Pipeline - Atigun Pass

Mr. Valentine’s career appraising pipelines began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad company at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is a sample of the type of pipelines we have completed over the years:

Pipeline Appraisals

  • 21 acres, improved with petroleum tank farm, Huntington Beach, CA; Plains All American Pipeline, LP
  • Transverse crossing for underground aqueduct pipeline and high-power transmission line, Mojave, Kern County, CA; Terra-Gen Power LLC
  • Proposed pipeline easement in a San Bernardino County Flood Control channel, San Bernardino County, CA; Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Transverse crossing at the BNSF transportation corridor for a pipeline, Hesperia, CA; Southwest Gas Corporation
  • Just compensation for an underground high-pressure gas line, Ventura County, CA; Southern California Gas Company
  • 2 underground pipeline easements, City of Industry, CA; Epic Land Solutions, Inc.
  • Partial taking for an underground water pipeline easement, Quartz Hill, CA; Law office of Michael T. Wittington
  • 2 existing pipelines at the Dominguez Channel, Carson, CA; British Petroleum Pipeline
  • 10-foot wide water pipeline easement on UPRR Transportation Corridor, Saratoga to Los Gatos, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • Lake Jennings Reservoir, San Diego, CA; Helix Water District

With our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your pipeline appraisal needs.

railroad_tracksValentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in railroad corridor appraisals and operating in California and the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has appraised thousands of miles of railroad corridors throughout the western United States.

Mr. Valentine’s career appraising railroad corridors began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad company at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is a sample of some of the railroad corridors completed in my career:

Railroad Corridor Appraisals

  • A study to determine the contribution of value of spur tracks and/or rail access to industrial properties, Los Angeles County, CA; Alameda Corridor East
  • Phase II of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, Santa Monica, CA; LACMTA
  • 10-foot wide water pipeline easement on UPRR Transportation Corridor, Saratoga to Los Gatos, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • 2.7-mile easement along the Union Pacific Railroad Transportation Corridor, Whittier, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • 2.61-mile transportation corridor in Fremont, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • 80.48-mile transportation corridor for a proposed Rail to Trails, Siskiyou and Shasta counties, CA; McCloud Railway Company
  • 1.9-mile transportation corridor, Riverside County, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • 37-mile transportation corridor between Bakersfield and Taft for freight and passenger service, Kern County, CA; Kern Council of Governments
  • 87.93-mile transportation corridor between Lone Pine and Searles Station, Kern County, CA; Union Pacific Railroad
  • Much of a 13,000-mile system wide transportation corridor in California, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri; Southern Pacific Transportation Company
  • With our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your railroad appraisal needs.

RoadValentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in right-of-way appraisals operating in California and the western United States.

With an appraisal career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, has appraised thousands of right-of-ways throughout his career.

Mr. Valentine’s career appraising right-of-ways began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is a sample of the type of right-of-ways Mr. Valentine and his firm have completed over the years:

Right-of-Way Appraisals

  • Nisqualli Interchange Project, City of Victorville, CA; Epic Land Solutions, Inc.
  • Hospitality Lane Road Improvement Project, City of San Bernardino, CA; Paragon Partners LTD
  • SR-91 HOV Project, City of Riverside, RCTC
  • Alameda Corridor East Project, City of Riverside, CA; Paragon Partners LTD
  • 6th Street Bridge Replacement Project, City of Los Angeles, CA; Epic Land Solutions, Inc.
  • 12-foot wide, 15-foot wide, and 16-foot wide right-of-way easements, Malibu, Los Angeles County, CA; Mountains Recreation Conservancy Authority
  • Permanent and temporary construction easements regarding street widening of East Walnut Drive North; Paragon Partners LTD
  • Temporary construction easement and permanent access control easement along Riverside Upper Channel for the SR-91 Project, City of Riverside, CA; RCTC
  • SR-126 Road Project, Valencia, CA; Newhall Land
  • Partial taking for an electrical transmission line, Lake Matthews area, Riverside County, CA; Southern California Edison Company
  • Proposed transverse crossing at Los Cerritos Drain for a new fiber optic line, Lakewood, CA; Sunesys
  • Transverse crossing for underground aqueduct pipeline and high-power transmission line, Mojave, Kern County, CA; Terra-Gen Power LLC
  • Proposed 200-foot wide electrical transmission easement, Antelope Valley, Los Angeles County, CA; Murphy & Evertz
  • 210-foot transmission line easement, Puente Hills, CA; LA County Sanitation District
  • Electrical transmission line easement, Santa Clarita, CA; Southern California Edison Company
  • 32 parcels for road dedication and renewable energy corridor, Mojave, CA; Terra-Gen Power LLC
  • Phase II of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, Santa Monica, CA; LACMTA

With our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your right-of-way appraisal needs.

Valentine Appraisal and Associates is a premier real estate appraisal firm specializing in special purpose property appraisals and operating in California and the western United States.

With a career spanning over 30 years, Gary Valentine, MAI, ASA, SR/WA, CCIM, and his appraisal firm has appraised over a thousand special purpose properties in his career.

Mr. Valentine’s career appraising special purpose properties began with his exceptional training as a staff appraiser at Southern Pacific Railroad Company, (known today as Union Pacific Railroad) the only railroad at the time with a full service real estate appraisal department. The following is just a sample of some of the special purpose properties we’ve appraised over the years:

Special Purpose Property Appraisals

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  • Church & assembly hall building, City of Lancaster, CA; American Security Bank
  • Appraisal of two churches in Barstow, CA for the Southern California Southwest Conference, United Church of Christ, and First Congregational Church
  • Appraisal of 20 landfills, Riverside County, CA
  • Undivided minority interest of vacant land in Los Angeles County, Baldwin Hills Regional Conservation Authority
  • Rental Survey of service station, Riverside County, CA
  • County Courthouse, Valencia, CA; City of Santa Clarita
  • Advertising billboard as part of the Nisqualli Interchange Project, City of Victorville, CA; Epic Land Solutions, Inc.
  • Market Rent for outdoor restaurant eating areas, City of Santa Monica, CA; Economic Development Department of City of Santa Monica
  • Appraisal of campgrounds at Mammoth Lakes, CA; City of Los Angeles
  • Terminal station site, City of Santa Monica; LACMTA
  • Medical office building in Bakersfield, CA; Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Appraisal of a youth detention center, Los Angeles County, CA; State of California
  • Public park in City of Pasadena, CA
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars social hall, Inglewood, CA; LACMTA
  • Civic Center, Corona, CA; City of Corona
  • Eminent domain for airport expansion, Riverside, CA; City of Riverside
  • Lake Jennings Reservoir, San Diego, CA; Helix Water District
  • Mexico appraisal of a manufacturing facility, Rosarito, V.C., Mexico; ABM Industries

With our exceptional experience, knowledge, and qualifications, which are second-to-none, let us assist you in your special purpose property appraisal needs.