About Us

Our Appraisers

David Lane
Lane & Associates is a local office headed by David J. Lane. He is a California State Certified Real Estate Appraiser having the education and experience that makes him a top professional in the industry. David has been providing residential appraisal services since 2002. He started Lane & Associates in 2003 and has completed thousands of appraisals for local and national companies. David is FHA-approved and has experience with HUD, REOs, Short Sales, typical transactions, investments, divorce and estate appraisals, and more.

David is a California native, born and raised in Tulare. He attended California State University, Fresno where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. While attending the Sid Craig School of Business, David focused his studies on real estate and the legal environment. After graduating, David pursued real estate by getting his real estate broker’s license.

After university, David worked his appraiser apprenticeship with a local appraiser to learn all the nuances of the business. David then became fully licensed at the highest residential level, Certified Residential (AR). He started his own appraising business and has been the cornerstone in real estate sales, investment opportunities, and even legal proceedings. He has completed thousands of appraisals for countless clients and maintains the integrity that is required to hold an appraisal license.

License information: AR028849

Carin Lane
Carin is also a certified residential appraiser who works with Lane & Associates. Like David, she also graduated from California State University, Fresno, obtaining her degree in English/Literature.

Carin has been appraising for 5 years, but has worked in real estate appraising in other aspect for nearly 10 years. She also manages her own appraisal business, Appraisal Branch, and works closely with David on various appraising and real estate projects. She is state-certified and FHA-approved. Most of her work has been centered around refinancing and real estate purchases along with occasional market assessments and appraisal review services as well.

License information: AR044300