Our expertise involves residential properties and small residential income properties in San Diego County

We provide quality appraisals and consultation based on extensive investigation, logical analysis and an appropriate level of documentation. A variety of reporting options are designed to balance the client’s need with our fees. Communication is stressed prior, during and after an assignment.


  • Family Law
  • Value Diminution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Boundary Discrepancies
  • Standards of Care
  • Market Trends
  • Non Performance
  • Litigation Support
  • Any Issue That Can Be Supported by Market Data
David Eshelman is an expert witness in the California Superior Court.

Estate Planning

  • Date of Passing Appraisal to Step-Up Basis
  • Gifting
  • Fractional Interests
We have prepared numerous estate tax planning reports for attorneys and accountants and are well versed in IRS requirements..

Private Appraisals

  • Confirmation of Value for a Cash Purchase
  • Principle to Principle Transaction
  • Tax Appeal
  • PMI Removal
  • REO/Short Sale Acquisition Appraisals
  • Determination of Value Range for Marketing a Property


  • Acquisition
  • Marketing/Selling
  • Litigation


Eshelman Appraisals, Inc. has aligned with several regional institutions that provide a wide variety of lending products including traditional mortgages, equity lines and construction loans. We provide collateral assessments for REO or pre-foreclosure properties and conduct full [inspection] inspection appraisals, limited [drive-by] inspection appraisals, and reviews.

Appraisal and consultation fees are individually quoted and based on specific assignment parameters and property characteristics. Contact us for a initial consultation and fee quote.