About our firm
Robert William Raymond, MAI established the predecessor to Hammock, Arnold, Smith, & Co. in 1972. The offices of the practice are located at 215 West Figueroa Street in Santa Barbara, California. Over the years, the firm has grown to be regarded as a regional leader in the field of real estate evaluation and valuation.
Our firm provides research, advice, and supported opinion regarding matters pertaining to the economics of real estate. The partners in the firm have years of experience working with individuals, businesses, and professionals in the community. The focus of our work is value, but often the concept is broader in application.
Hammock, Arnold, Smith & Company is a professional practice with expertise in virtually all forms of real estate from single family residences to large commercial properties. We also have extensive experience in special purpose, unusual, leasehold, leased fee, and non-urban properties. For over forty years we have built our reputation on knowledge, experience, integrity, and professionalism. James W. Hammock and Michael Neal Arnold are MAI designated by the Appraisal Insitute and General Certified by the State of California. Mr. Arnold is also a professional member of the Royal Insitute of Chartered Surveyors.