Our company was founded in July of 1989 by Rich Paddock who has over 30 years experience in real estate and real estate appraising, and is the managing partner in our Modesto office. 

Rich Covers:

Stanislaus County: All of Stanislaus County including Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, Keyes, Patterson, Hughson, Oakdale, Newman, and Riverbank

San Joaquin County: Escalon, Ripon, Manteca, Tracy, Stockton

Northern Merced County: Delhi, Newman, Gustine, Livingston

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In 1991, Jack Paddock joined our company as a senior partner. Jack brings extensive experience in the Tuolumne/Mariposa counties, and is the managing partner of our La Grange office.

Jack Covers:

Tuolumne County: All of Tuolumne County including Sonora, Jamestown, Chinese Camp, Long Barn, Columbia, Twain Harte, Pinecrest, Groveland and the Lake Don Pedro area

Mariposa County: La Grange, Coulterville, Greeley Hill

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Jeanine Kraus joined our company in 2001, making a career change from the mortgage banking underwriting to real estate valuations.  Always seeking new challenges, Jeanine completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate to expand her valuation services to include commercial properties.   It was a natural next step to obtain coveted designations from the Appraisal Institute (MAI, SRA, AI-GRS) that allows Jeanine to provide complex valuation and review services.

Jeanine is a California Certified General Appraiser, specializing in appraisal reviews, appraising multi-family, mobile home parks, agricultural, industrial, office, and retail commercial properties.

Jeanine Covers:

Commercial properties: Stanislaus, Merced, Tuolumne, and San Joaquin Counties

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We live in the communities we serve and over the last 26 years, we have become part of them. Rich Paddock is very involved with the Oakdale Rotary Club and Jeanine Kraus belongs to Soroptimist International of Modesto North. Our involvement with these local service groups is our way of giving back to our community.