About Palatella & Associates

Palatella & Associates was founded in 1989 by Frank Palatella, who has 40 years of appraisal experience. He is a state certified residential appraiser, and meets all continuing education requirements. For the past 34 years, Mr. Palatella has focused his practice on high value custom residential properties throughout San Diego County.

The communities we most commonly work in are Coronado, San Diego (coastal), La Jolla, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Rancho Santa Fe. The average value of the properties we appraise is $2,500,000. Over the past decade, we have appraised properties with values exceeding $8 billion.

Our clients include virtually all major lending institutions, banks and mortgage companies, as well as local attorneys, financial planners, etc. We also often work on behalf of private individuals, whether for divorce, estates or property tax reductions.

Palatella & Associates closely follows all standards and guidelines promulgated by the Appraisal Foundation, FNMA, FHLMC, etc. We use the most modern technology to ensure timely data collection, accurate analysis and rapid delivery of our appraisal products.