CA Certified

FHA-Approved Residential Real Estate Appraiser



Brinkman Appraisal Services

P.O. Box 5195

Palm Springs, CA  92264

Office: 760-327-4700

Fax: 760-874-0303

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Residential appraisals starting at $300


Call for fast and efficient appraisal service on:


Single Family Residences & Condos

Fee & Leased Land

1-4 Unit Residential Properties

Real Estate Owned (REO) Properties

Preconstruction Valuations/Completion Reports

Retrospective Valuations

Date of Death/Trust Valuations

Manufactured Homes

David is a California Certified Residential Appraiser (AR034868,) a member of the Appraisal Institute and the National Association of Realtors.

David has lived in California for more than 20 years and very familiar with both coastal and inland areas of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.  He has worked primarily in the Palm Springs (Coachella Valley) area for twelve years and is extremely knowledgeable with all parts of the valley, the high desert and the surrounding mountain areas.


David Brinkman

P. O. Box 5195

Palm Springs  CA  92263

Cell: 760-861-3957

Fax: 760-416-5870


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B.S., Pepperdine University in Business Management
U.C. Riverside Certification, Oracle Database Administration
On-going Appraisal Institute Courses

Licenses and Associations:

CA Certified Residential Appraiser  (AR034868)
CA Real Estate Broker (01247104)
SRA Member, Appraisal Institute  (497969)
Member, National Association of Realtors.







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David covers most parts of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, which are located in southern California.   Click here to download a zip code list.  The cities in this area includes (alphabetically:)

Apple Valley,  Banning,  Beaumont,  Big Bear,  Bloomington,  Blythe,  Bryn Mawr, Cabazon, Calimesa,  Cathedral City,  Chino,  Chino Hills,  Coachella,  Colton,  Corona,  Crestline, Desert Hot Springs, Fontana,  Grand Terrace,  Hemet,  Hesperia,  Idyllwild,  Indian Wells,  Indio,   Joshua Tree,  Lake Arrowhead,   Landers,  La Quinta, Lake Elsinore,  Landers,  Loma Linda, Mecca, Menifee, Mentone, Mira Loma, Montclair, Moreno Valley,  Morongo Valley, Mountain Center,  Murrieta,  Norco,  North Palm Springs, Nuevo,  Ontario,  Palm Desert, Palm Springs,  Patton,  Perris,  Pioneertown,   Rancho Cucamonga,  Rancho Mirage, Redlands, Rialto, Riverside,  Rialto,  San Bernardino,  San Jacinto,  Sky Valley,  Sun City,   Temecula,  Thermal, Thousand Palms, Twentynine Palms, White Water, Wildomar, Winchester,  Upland, Victorville, Yucaipa, Yucca Valley.

Many areas are very remote and are not listed as a standard coverage area in this list.

These areas may be covered,  depending on the type of assignment, but these areas require some additional fees and agreements.

Please call.



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Fee Schedule

Fees are based on typical, local, residential work:  please call for fee quotes for rural locations or complex assignments.


1004 SFR
$0 - $500,000 $350
$500,000 - $1,000,000 $400+
Over $1,000,000


For FHA, add $50.
1073 Condominium
$0 - $500,000 $350
$500,000 - $1,000,000 $400+
Over $1,000,000


For FHA, add $50.
2055 SFR Drive-by
$0 - $500,000 $300
Over $1,000,000


1075 Condo Drive-by
$0 - $500,000 $300
Over $1,000,000


Other Forms
Cert of Completion $100
Rent Survey (216) $100
Cash Flow (1007) $100
Manufactured Home
All styles


Multi-family (1-4 Units)
Duplex $400
Triplex $500
4-plex $600
Real Estate Owned
Depends on the property


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About California

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Be careful - Know what you're getting!  There are four levels of appraiser license:

"AT" Trainee; must be supervised in all work.  Appraiser's reports must be reviewed and signed by a Certified Residential or Certified General Appraiser.

"AL" Licensed; can do residential up to $1M and 1-4 unit residential income properties; residential work over $1M requires the signature of a Certified Residential or Certified General Appraiser.  Income properties having more than four units and other forms of commercial property must be signed by a Certified General Appraiser.

"AR" Certified Residential; can do all residential work of any value and 1-4 unit residential income properties.  Income properties having more than four units and other forms of commercial property must be reviewed and signed by a Certified General Appraiser.

"AG"  Certified General; can do all residential and commercial work, limited only by education and experience.

All appraisers at Desert Cities Appraisers are at certified levels.


There is a variety of designations that may be given to appraisers.  Some of the most widely recognized are:

"MAI",  "SRA" and "SRPA" are designations given by the Appraisal Institute.

"CCIM" is a designation given by the CCIM Institute.

"MRICS" is: "Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors."

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David Brinkman operates the following domains.

www.brinkmanappraisals.com www.davidbrinkmanappraisals.com

www.brinkmanappraisalservices.com www.hotdeserthomes.com www.brinkmanrealty.com


Last Updated September, 2011