About Us

The Rains Appraisal Group is a Southern California Real Estate firm that specializes in Residential Real Estate Appraisals of all kinds. It has taken many years for the Rains
Appraisal Group to develop into Southern California’s Real Estate experts.

The Rains Appraisal Group was founded out of many years of Real Estate experience. Matthew Rains has been professionally involved in the Real Estate business since 1996. During that time a very wide range of knowledge and numerous skills were developed, most of which is providing high quality residential Real Estate Appraisals. Matthew
Co-Founded Century Appraisals, Inc in 1999 and then moved on to form his own
Appraisal company in 2008. In the face of the financial crisis The Rains Appraisal Group grew and has become a valuation leader in Southern California. Matthew Rains and the Rains Appraisal Group has worked for and continues to work for the Veterans
Administration, Sharp Health Care Charitable Foundation, FHA/HUD and has donated services to help multiple non-profits and fund raising organizations.

The Rains Appraisal Group is made up of a knowledgeable team of Real Estate
Appraisers and a full time support staff dedicated to service and quality. We understand all sides of the Real Estate business and we understand that a reliable fast turnaround time and quality are equally important in today’s market. We offer competitive pricing and are technology driven, utilizing EDI (electronic) capabilities, to order your appraisal and to promptly electronically deliver your appraisal report. We specialize in appraisals for bankruptcy, investment consultation, divorces, estates, bonds, probate, collateral, hard money, PMI removal, REO sales, prior to buying homes, prior to selling homes and mortgages. The Rains Appraisal Group is a fully licensed and insured company. We will provide a copy of our license and insurance upon client’s request and automatically within each appraisal report.


The Rains Appraisal Group understands that communication is vital throughout the
appraisal process. You can count on The Rains Appraisal Groups knowledgeable and
responsive appraisal staff to readily assist you with all of your appraisal needs. The Rains Appraisal Group is a Real Estate Appraisal firm based in San Diego, California
providing residential home appraisals in the areas of San Diego and Riverside Counties.


The Rains Appraisal Group is the California leader in time management of real estate appraisals. With a 24-48 hour turn-around time after inspection, our appraisers will give you fast, accurate real estate appraisals anywhere in our service area. We realize your time is important. The Rains Appraisal Group online ordering and appraisal delivery
system gives you personal access to your Real Estate Appraisal needs and
automatically emails real-time status updates to your appraisal.


Since 1999 members of the Rains Appraisal Group have been developing experience in appraising Real Estate in California which ensures that only the highest quality
appraisals are delivered. The Rains Appraisal Group team of professional and qualified
Licensed and Certified Real Estate Appraisers continue to receive the highest level of personal training from Senior Appraisers. Our Appraisal team specializes in San Diego & Riverside Counties to provide the most accurate market analysis and valuation.