Examination - Karin examines all property, evaluating characteristics, noting condition, obtaining measurements and taking photographs.
Digital photographs are taken to document the property, comply with IRS regulations, and to aid with research. Photographs are included in the appraisal report.
Research - Karin researches marks, labels and dates, locates comparable items and their selling history, investigates appropriate markets, and consults experts, when necessary.
Report Writing - The appraisal report is written in compliance with the
the 2018 - 12019 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
The report includes a Cover Document detailing the scope of work, process taken, and definition of value. The Body of the Report contains the list of items with descriptions, photographs, and object value. An Addendum includes the appraiser's qualifications, bibliography, glossary and resources and comparable data, when necessary.
The report is printed and bound. Completion of report will depend on the quantity of items, research required and report writing time. Please allow 1 to 2 weeks unless rush work is needed.