Property Appraisal Services
Personal Property Appraisal is an Opinion of Value, set forth by a qualified and
experienced appraiser, based upon research into what comparable items have recently
sold for, in current and comparable markets.
you are seeking a Personal Property Appraisal for legal purposes, personal reasons,
or just to learn what something may be worth, Michael Ivankovich Appraisals can
probably help. As a licensed & bonded Auctioneer, professional Appraiser,
published Author, and experienced Antiques Dealer, Michael Ivankovich Appraisals
offers more than 35 years of Personal Property valuation experience.
also offer a wide variety of appraisal services designed to help you understand
what your personal property may be worth in today's rapidly changing market.
Appraisals on Single Items or Entire Households or Estates
Verbal Walk-Through Valuations
of Collections or Specialty Items
of Appraisals Offered
need appraisals for a wide variety of reasons. We can offer appraisal services
for any of these needs:
and Insurance Claim Appraisals
Charitable Donation Appraisals
Worth Assessment Appraisal
Interest & Curiosity Appraisals
on Antiques, Collectibles and Household Items
& Print Appraisals
Valuations for Attorneys & Executor
For Attorneys, Banks, Executors, & Fiduciaries
Sometimes you find yourself dealing with an estate or personal property situation
where you are uncertain whether there is sufficient value to warrant the expense
of a complete appraisal. For these situations we offer Preliminary Narrative Appraisals
which can be especially helpful for Attorneys, Banks, Executors and Fiduciaries.
With a Preliminary Narrative Appraisal we can personally inspect the estate or
personal property situation and provide a quick, low cost written opinion of value
in order to help our clients decide whether a more detailed USPAP Appraisal is
specifically, we can personally inspect the personal property and issue a written
narrative report which provides:
general situation overview.
narrative breakdown of various personal property categories such as furniture,
art, glassware, jewelry, personal items, vehicles, etc.
of items that may have above-average value.
specifics (VIN, mileage, condition, etc).
Valuation Summary Total which provides a ballpark range of value of what we saw.
disposition suggestions and recommendations.
images, where appropriate or upon request.
narrative will adhere to USPAP guidelines and protocol.
our schedule permits, we can often offer same day service.
Nearly Extinct Formal Dining Room:
Why Your Dining Room is Worth Less Than You Thought
Formal Dining Room, as we know it, is on the decline... and nearing
extinction. It is used less frequently by the 60+ generation today
than it was in previous decades, and the 30-50+ generation uses
it far less frequently than their parent's generation. As a result,
the value of what is in the traditional formal dining room...
including the furniture, china & glass, and most accessories...
have declined dramatically in recent years. This article will
provide readers with the top 4 reasons why the value of their
dining room contents is probably worth far less today than it
was in previous years.
2-Part Column on Value
are constantly changing in the world of antiques & collectiblews, but what
does "value" really mean? Value is an imprecise term that can mean different
things to different people, especially in today's changing marketplace. You are
welcome to print out a 2-part column (in pdf format) that was recently published
by Michael Ivankovich.
Value...What's It Really Worth?" (Part I)
Value...Appraisal Values" (Part II)
you have any questions, or would like a Free Appraisal Consultation with Mr. Ivankovich,
call us at (215)-345-6094.
Ivankovich, GPPA, MPPA
Personal Property Appraiser
P.O. Box 1536, Doylestown, PA 18901
Office: (215)-345-6094 Cell: (215)-264-4304
Web Site: www.michaelivankovichappraisals.com