510.548.1210 info@yovino.com

Diana Yovino-Young

Ph: (510) 548-1210 ext. 18

Diana Yovino-Young was born and raised in Berkeley, California and graduated a proud Yellow Jacket from Berkeley High School in 1984. She was nominated to The Berkeley High School, Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008 for volleyball. She continued her education and volley ball career at UC Berkeley and graduated in 1989. She and her husband live in Berkeley and have two children who are growing up in the same city and attending the same public schools as they did. Diana has always enjoyed the unique and architecturally significant dwellings that Berkeley is renown for and feels fortunate to have grown up in such a wonderful environment.


Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser (License No. AR023152)

Exp. 2023 OREA, State of California

Practicing Affiliate-Appraisal Institute


University of California, Berkeley, Graduated June 1989

B.A. Degree in Social Science (International Relations)

Professional Courses Completed:

  • AI Course 1A1 – Real Estate Appraisal Principles (1992)
  • AI Course 1120 – Appraisal Procedures (1993)
  • AI Course – Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (1993)
  • AI Course 1310 – Basic Income Capitalization (1996)
  • AI Course Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (1999)
  • The Technical Inspection of Real Estate – The Beckman Company (1999 and 2004)
  • AI Course-Seminar: Advanced Residential Problem Solving 2002
  • AI Course- SE700 – The Appraiser as an Expert Witness 2003
  • AI Course-The Technical Inspection of Real Estate – 2004
  • AI Course-The Professional Guide to the URAR -2005
  • AI Course-Uniform Standard of Professional Practice- Bi-annual
  • AI Course-Federal and State Laws and Regulations- Bi-annual
  • Appraisal Institute Conferences – Annual


1992-Present – Associate Appraiser, Yovino-Young, Inc., independent appraisers and valuation consultants, Berkeley: Valuation of single-family residential and multiple-residential properties for purposes of casualty loss, corporate relocation, insurance valuation, partnership title changes, financing approval requirements of institutional and private lenders, and litigation; all types of form and short narrative appraisal reports covering the East Bay Area.

Qualified Expert Witness – Alameda County Superior Court – 2000