Welcome to our home page. My Name is Dennis McGraw and I am the owner of McGraw Associates Appraisal Services. I am a State  "Certified Residential" Appraiser residing in Laguna Hills California. My backgroud includes three and a half years as a U.S Naval Officer, a Sales Account Representative for Xerox Corporation and a Sales Manager for a food company. I have been appraising single family homes and small income properties since 1984.

I provide appraisals for:

  • Primary and secondary mortgages
  • Mortgage refinancing
  • Employee relocation
  • Private mortgage insurance removal
  • Estate planning 
  • Divorce settlement
  • Foreclosures
  • Bail Bonds
  • Estate settlement / date of death
  • FHA /HUD


Our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering online appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

  • Short turn-around times
  • Highest quality appraisal reports
  • Online status reports
  • Electronic ordering and delivery
  • Competitive pricing

Through this website, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business. The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.