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The Premier Commercial Appraisal Firm

Welcome to Vanguard Realty Advisors. We are an independent commercial real estate appraisal firm, with the focus on delivering the highest quality and service. Our firm offers commercial appraisal services throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina. We have multiple offices and cover many markets such as Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Charlotte and more. We specialize in all property types such as industrial, retail, office, apartments, land, hotel, special purpose properties and more. All commercial appraisals are performed by local state certified general licensed appraisers. All commercial appraisal reports are compliant and prepared in accordance with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  Further, all commercial appraisals are signed by an MAI, which is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute, the highest level of accreditation in the industry.

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Our Market Coverage




North Carolina

Commercial Appraisal Services For All Property Types

  • Extremely Knowledgable and Professional Commercial Appraisers...

    "We recently used Vanguard Realty Advisors to help us with the valuation of a client's estate. Our client had a large estate with several different types of commercial properties throughout California. There were 14 properties in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Palm Springs, El Centro, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose, Oakland & San Francisco).  They delivered on timing and was extremely knowledgeable and professional throughout. I highly recommend Vanguard Realty Advisors for any  commercial real estate appraisal needs."
    Estate Planning Professional in Los Angeles
  • The Los Angeles Commercial Appraisal Experts...

    "We exclusively use Vanguard Realty Advisors. We mostly lend in Los Angeles County and in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). No other commercial appraisal firm knows the dynamics of the Los Angeles market. They have the data and comps that most commercial appraisers cannot obtain. They know the specific neighborhoods from the Arts District, Fashion District, Little Tokyo, Financial District, Chinatown, Koreatown, Silver Lake, Hollywood, Highland Park, Echo Park, Venice, Playa Vista, Culver City and more within Los Angeles. They are the experts."
    Los Angeles Bank Review Appraiser
  • Charlotte Commercial Appraiser...

    "I had the pleasure of working with Rusty King, the managing director of the Vanguard office in Charlotte, North Carolina.  We needed multiple properties appraised for estate tax reasons with a fast turn around time. The properties were located in Charlotte, Asheville, Wilmington,  Raleigh, Greensboro and Winston-Salem. There was also properties in South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. He delivered the reports on time and with a high level of expertise. I recommend Rusty King for any commercial appraisal located in the Carolinas and surrounding states."
    Property Owner in North Carolina
  • Compliant Appraisal Reviews...

    "We use Vanguard Realty Advisors to handle all our appraisal functions. We are a medium size bank that does not have an appraisal department. We use Vanguard so that we can prevent any regulatory appraisal compliance issues. They review all our appraisals in a timely and cost-efficient way."
    Credit Officer at a Bank in California
  • Phoenix Commercial Appraisers...

    "Jeff Keenan with Vanguard recently helped me with a medical office building appraisal in Phoenix. I've had previously appraisals on my property  over the years.  The Vanguard report was definitely was the most detailed and sophisticated.  Jeff was very knowledgeable about the area. We recommend Jeff Keenan for any commercial real estate appraisals in the Phoenix area."
    Property Owner in Phoenix


Six-Story, Multi-Tenant Office Appraisal in Anaheim

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We recently just appraisal a multi-tenant, six-story, Class B office building located along Euclid Street in Anaheim. The office buidling was constructed in 1971 and renovated in 1999. The imrpovements total 75,864 square feet and are situated on a 2.60-acre site. The imrpovements are average to good quality and in average to good condition. The… Read More

Office Building Appraisal in Roseville

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We recently just appraised a medical office building in Roseville, Placer County, California. The property is located just south of Douglas Boulevard. The building was constructed in 1997. The building totals 8,415 square feet and is situated on a 0.33-acre site. The property is 100% owner-occupied. This commercial property appraisal was conducted for a national… Read More

Industrial Warehouse Appraisal in Moreno Valley

We recently just appraised an industrial warehouse building located in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California. The building was constructed in 1975 and is 100% occupied by one tenant on a long-term lease. The property totals 98,862 square feet and is situated on a 19.29-acre site. This industrial appraisal was conducted for a national financial institution.

Industrial Building Appraisal in Moreno Valley

We recently just appraised an industrial building located in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California. The property is a single-tenant building constructed in 1992. The property totals 14,208 square feet and is situated on a 0.75-acre site. The property features 24′ clear heights, 10% office finish and grade-level loading doors. This commercial appraisal was conducted by… Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a commercial appraisal cost?

Appraisal costs range widely and depends on the scope of the appraisal assignment. But most range between +/-$2,000 to +/-$4,000. Please note that this can easily be more depending on the complexity and urgency of the completion date.

What is a typical turn-around time for a commercial real estate appraisal?

Commercial real estate appraisals are complicated and takes many days to complete. But in general, most turn-around times are 2 weeks or 3 weeks from engagement. We do provide expedited turn times (1 week or less) at an additional cost.

What is a commercial appraisal?

A commercial appraisal is a professional appraiser’s opinion of value regarding commercial real estate.

What are the two types of commercial real estate appraisal reports?

There are two types of commercial appraisal reports. 1.) Full Appraisal Report. 2.) Restricted Appraisal Report.

How to check to see if the commercial real estate appraiser is qualified?

First, please check to see if the appraiser has a State Certified General License. This is the highest level of state licensing that allows one to appraise commercial real estate. This can be done by searching the state agency or checking the Appraisal Registry from the Appraisal Subcommittee.

How to find the best commercial appraiser near me?

Choosing the right commercial appraiser can be a very difficult decision. If, like most people, you are searching on the internet for the best option, we advise you look the appraiser’s online ratings and comments. It will only take you a few seconds to make the right choice. Vanguard Realty Advisors have excellent rating across all websites they are listed on.

Our Commercial Appraisal Services

We provide commercial appraisal services for lending/financing purposes, property owners, estate planningtrustsdivorce, disputes, step-up in cost basis due to an inheritance, fiduciaries, IRS, executors, wills, probate, attorneys/lawyers, accountants, CPAs, corporations, developers, government agencies, individuals and more.

Our commercial appraisal services include but are not limited to:

  • Appraisal Reports
  • Restricted Appraisal Reports
  • Appraisal Reviews
  • Retrospective Valuation
  • Date of Death Appraisal
  • Fractional Interest Appraisal
  • Partial Interest Appraisal
  • Tenancy in Common Interest Appraisal
  • Fair Market Rent Appraisals
  • Litigation Support & Expert Witness Services
  • Insurable Value