Kenneth Nava & Company 

Since entering the appraisal field in 1985, Kenneth Nava has appraised a full range of agricultural, commercial, industrial, residential and special purpose properties throughout the Bay Area and the State of California. Property types have included both single and multi-tenant developments.


Scope of experience ranges from private practice since 1988 as well as positions  with one of the largest financial institutions in the United States, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage house and one of the oldest and most respected consulting firms in the nation.


Clients have included banks, savings and loans, mortgage brokers, developers, law firms, private corporations and governmental agencies. The appraisal assignments performed for the aforementioned clientele have been for loan underwriting, collateral determination, estate tax, litigation and foreclosure proceedings.




Appraisal Institute

Real Estate Principles

Basic Valuation Procedures

Residential Case Studies & Report Writing

Standards of Professional Practice

Capitalization Theory & Technique

Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation

Analyzing Commercial Leases

Litigation Analysis


Anthony Schools

Real Estate Economics

Real Estate Principles

Real Estate Property Management

Residential Real Estate Appraisal

Real Estate Escrows

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Practice

Real Estate Finance

National Association
of Independent Fee Appraisers

Analyzing Fractional Interests

Determining Highest & Best Use

McKissock Inc.

Federal and State Laws and Regulations

Limited Appraisals and the Scope of the Work Decision



Certified General Appraiser, State of California, #AG007182

Peninsula Estate Planning Council Member-at-Large

Qualified as an expert witness, Santa Clara County Superior Court