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Leading Certified Los Angeles Area Real Estate Appraiser

Whether you’re selling a home in the greater Los Angeles area, settling an estate after the death of a loved one, going through a divorce, or other related circumstances where you need to know the value of your home, Hooks and Associates are here to assist you with a prompt, professional and certified home appraisal. We also provide home measurement services. Our Services page provides more examples and details of when a certified home appraisal is needed. You can trust in the years of experience Hooks and Associates has in appraising real estate in southern California, and the quality of service we provide.


Estate Trust appraisal

Estate/Trust Valuation

private cash home sale

FSBO and/or Cash Sale

Divorce Appraisal

Divorce Settlement



  • "I have worked with John Hooks for approximately 20 years. He has provided me with date of death appraisals for trusts and estates in over 100 cases that i have been involved with. John is a highly skilled, competent professional. He performs his work in a very timely and efficient fashion and he is constantly praised by my Trustees and Executors. I would highly recommend John for any appraisal services."

    Robert Palmer

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  • "(I) give you an unequivocal recommendation with regards to John R. Hooks’ appraisal endeavors. John has been assisting my clients in an estate planning context for fifteen years. He has, without exception, provided prompt, courteous and professional service, with integrity and diligence. His work product is first rate, and his demeanor always compassionate. I have heard nothing but praises from my clients in the way in which John handled the situation."

    Cynthia R. Cox

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  • "John Hooks is a very qualified real estate appraiser located in the South Bay of Los Angeles County. Because he heas been in business since the 1980s and has completed over 17,000 appraisals throughout southern California, he is highly knowledgeable. John understands the nuances of properties situated in neighborhoods or pockets throughout the area. I appreciate John's level of analysis when he appraises a property, which many other lack."

    Eric Harris

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