Ever wonder what something is worth? Antiques? Collectibles? Personal Property? Knowing the value can assist in determining the amount of insurance coverage needed, how much you can claim as a charitable donation or just satisfy that need to know.
Following is a list of what an appraisal report should include:
Types of appraisals available:
Know who is appraising your valuables. A qualified appraiser should have formal education in appraisal theory, procedures and principles, ethics and law and continuing education. Just because someone has been a collector or in the business for many years does not necessarily make them a qualified appraiser.
Janet Wescott is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers.
You can reach Janet by phone: 586-344-2048