There are several reasons you may need to find out the value of your personal property:
To sell an item
To apply for a loan
To insure an item
To facilitate the probate process
Larry Parker is currently a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and can appraise all personal property, whether one item or an entire estate or business.
He has served as an auctioneer in the states of CA & TN and has held real estate licenses in these states. He is a past member of the National, CA, and TN Auctioneers Assoc., the CA Realtors Assoc., the TN Assoc. of Realtors, and the Sumner County Assoc. of Realtors. He was also certified as a Senior Real Estate Specialist and has taught classes on how to handle personal property for estates and downsizing.
Larry's Appraisal Certification includes formal training in all of the following:
Bank - Loan to Value and Liquidation
Expert Court Witnessing
Report Content Requirements
With almost 40 years of personal property appraisal experience (including antiques, collectibles, household items, automobiles, equipment, fixtures, and supplies), Larry can give you a clear and detailed valuation for many different appraisal services.
Types of Appraisal Services
Insurance: Values increase over time, especially for antiques & collectibles
Replacement Value: Typically the true cost of replacing an asset is higher than the amount of insurance coverage most people maintain
Retail Value: The price you can get in the open market
Resale Value: The price you can get in the secondary market
Probate Court: To satisfy estate value and to show due diligence on the part of the court and trustee or executors
Taxes: It may be to your advantage to re-appraise, especially if values have decreased significantly