The appraisal and consulting services from Pearl Appraisals are provided by Matthew A. Pearl. He currently brings over 12 years’ experience in the real estate appraisal industry completing thousands of appraisals for various purposes. State-certified, FHA-approved, and insured, Matthew has a proven track record of the experience and expertise necessary to complete a thorough and supported appraisal on any type of residential property. Additionally, he has significant experience in completing appraisals on the complex properties (water front, historical homes, large custom estate type 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.