History of Bryan & Grass Appraisal 

Grass Appraisal started as a single appraisal office in 1984 by Anthony Grass. The office was located in Santa Rosa, California where the office grew to include four appraisers until 1992 when Anthony Grass moved the appraisal practice to its present location in Mount Shasta, California. In 1999 Grass Appraisal merged with Bryan Appraisal to form Bryan & Grass Appraisal, Inc.. 

What began in 1984 as a primarily a residential appraisal practice has grown over the years to include a variety of appraisal expertise. Including not only all types of residential properties, but also commercial retail, professional and medical office, public service buildings, vacant land, land development, agriculture, light industrial, recreational, timber lands, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, campgrounds, RV parks, bowling alleys, churches, other special purpose properties, and wetlands.

Primary coverage areas include most areas of Siskiyou County, which include:

Siskiyou County:

  • Mount Shasta
  • Weed
  • Lake Shastina
  • McCloud
  • Dunsmuir
  • Castella
  • Gazelle
  • Grenada
  • Montague
  • Yreka
  • Fort Jones
  • Etna

Bio information is as follows:


Anthony Grass   



Anthony Grass has been an active real estate appraiser since 1977. From 1977 to 1984 Anthony worked for local savings and loans before opening his own appraisal practice in 1984. In the summer of 1992 he relocated his appraisal practice to Mount Shasta, California from Sonoma County where he still has a partnership interest in Redwood Empire Appraisal.

Over the course of 45 years of appraisal experience he has a broad experience appraising real estate that includes the following:

  • Single Family Residences
  • Condominiums (Both Commercial and Residential)
  • Residential Subdivisions (Existing and Proposed)
  • Vacant Residential Land (Lots and Acreage)
  • Commercial and Industrial Land
  • Agriculture
  • Professional and Medical Office
  • Commercial Retail
  • Light Industrial
  • Residential Apartments
  • Motels and Hotels
  • Bed & Breakfast Inns
  • Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Recreational Properties
  • Bowling Alleys
  • Churches
  • Timber Land
  • Wetlands
  • Special Purpose
  • Proposed Construction

The intended use for these appraisals included mortgage loan purposes, bank foreclosure, estate and estate planning, IRS tax purposes, property taxes, listing/selling purposes, marriage and partnership dissolution, employee relocation, litigation and expert witness. 

Anthony has performed appraisals and consultation for a variety of clients, including commercial banks, savings banks, savings and loans, mortgage brokers, attorneys, accountants, relocation companies, real estate agents, conservation agencies, public/governmental agencies, and private parties.

Areas in which Mr. Grass has experience includes part of Siskiyou County, Shasta County, and Sonoma County in California. He is licensed as a General Certified Real Estate Appraiser with the State of California and is approved for HUD to perform FHA appraisals.