Lester Caplan, SCREA, AGA is the founder and President of American Valuation Company. Les Caplan holds a CA Certified General Appraiser License, Lic# AG001751. He is also an Accredited Green Appraiser. Les Caplan has been a Real Estate appraiser since 1982. With over 40 years of diversified appraisal experience he has a wide range of experience over the past 40 years which includes residential & commercial Real Estate appraisal, review appraisal for several major lenders, litigation & expert witness services, Estate Appraisals and tax appeal experience. Mr. Caplan founded American Valuation Company in 1989 and has been faithfully serving the Southern California Real Estate Community. Les Caplan has been approved by over 290 direct funding lenders from all over the USA. His appraisal work has been accepted by the most rigorous and demanding lenders in the country. Mr. Caplan and his staff has a reputation for producing the highest quality appraisals with the highest quality control ratings from several fee panel management companies. Lester Caplan and his staff specializes in complex, high value properties and often does proposed construction appraisals on residential and commercial Real Estate projects. In conclusion when you order appraisal services from Lester Caplan and American Valuation Company you can always count on receiving the highest quality professional product with the utmost attention to service and quality.