ISA members are recognized authorities
on personal property appraising.
Have expertise in all types of appraisals and appraisal-related services including donations, estate liquidations, estate tax appraisals, insurance coverage and damage claims.
Provide services to Canada’s most distinguished museums and collectors.
Are referred by insurance and wealth management advisors for their professionalism and knowledge.
Offer expertise in many specialty areas including antiques, books and maps, collectibles, decorative and residential contents, fine art, gems and jewellery, and textiles.
Have successfully completed the highest standard of personal property training which must be renewed and updated on a regular basis.
Work collaboratively in a strong national network of highly specialized knowledge, skill and experience.
Belong to the Canadian Chapter of the ISA – a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization home to qualified independent personal property appraisers right across Canada.
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Why an ISA Appraiser?
An ISA appraiser:
Ensures transparent and rigorous reports.
Guarantees dependable value justifications.
Eliminates conflict of interest.
Reduces potential for fraud.
Maintains public trust.
Be Certain of Its Value
ISA appraisers are professional, experienced,
All photos are used with permission. Clockwise, starting top left:
- Julia MacDonald, Dog Pack Blanket, c1880, Yukon Territories, Old Log Church Museum.
- Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine, 1916-1917, Oil on Canvas, 127.9 x 139.8 cm, Purchased 1918, National Gallery of Canada.
- Teacup with “Canadian Sports” scene, Scotland, Bo-Ness Pottery, 1880s, Gardiner Museum, The Barbara and James Moscovich Collection of Canadian Historical China, G13.15.4.
- Table, 1870-1890, 188 x 197 x 137 cm, Quebec, Canadian Museum of History.