The appraisal and consulting services from Pearl Appraisals are provided by Matthew A. Pearl. He currently brings over 17 years’ experience in the real estate appraisal industry completing thousands of appraisals for various purposes. State-certified and FHA & VA approved, Matthew has a proven track record of delivering thorough and well supported appraisals. Matthew prioritizes the quality of his work and his expertise includes completing appraisals on the types of high-value and complex properties (water front, historical homes, large custom estates, view properties, etc.) that are prevalent throughout San Diego County.
Matthew Pearl began his appraisal career at Pacific Appraisal Consultants, Inc. in Bakersfield, CA, shortly after graduating with a BA in Economics from UCLA. He was a 4-year letterman on the baseball team at UCLA and also held a professional baseball career prior to completing his degree (St. Louis Cardinals). While in Bakersfield (2003- 2010), Matthew gained extensive appraisal experience during this turbulent and unstable time period in real estate. The types of appraisal work completed at Pacific Appraisal Consultants, Inc. included single-family homes, condominiums, 2-4 unit properties, manufactured homes, and vacant land. From 2008-2010, Matthew completed hundreds of REO (foreclosure) appraisals for Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac due to that period’s financial crisis.