Strategies for the Monetary Appraisal of Archival Cultural Property

Canadian Chapter and ISA Member, Kelly Juhasz, creates tool to assist with appraising archives featured on CCPERB website.

A companion to CCPERB’s Guide for Monetary Appraisals, the purpose of Strategies for the Monetary Appraisal of Archival Cultural Property with respect to applications for certification of archival cultural property is to:

Provide additional support for the preparation of …

5 Benefits of Adding a Qualified Appraiser to Your Estate Management Team

Surprisingly, many individuals have never worked with a qualified appraiser as part of their estate management team and are unaware of the benefits and knowledge an appraiser can provide when dealing with personal property.

A qualified appraiser can assist with the following:

1. Help plan, manage and overcome the “where to start” barrier. An appraiser can meet …

The Appraisal Foundation Applauds Circuit Court Ruling Affirming Primacy of Personal Property Appraisal Profession

To protect asset value, consumers must select a qualified and independent appraiser 

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 26, 2019(Washington, DC)  – The Appraisal Foundation, the nation’s foremost authority on valuation services, applauds the recent 9th Circuit Court ruling that agreed with a U.S. Tax Court opinion that found an appraisal from an esteemed auction house is not adequate …

Become a Qualified ISA Appraiser

Personal property appraising is a growing profession. As Canada prepares for the largest transfer of wealth in history, third party expertise in high-value personal property is in demand from estate lawyers, insurance companies, cultural institutions and government agencies.

A personal property appraiser is a professional who develops and reports an opinion of value on items …

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Appraiser

Questions to Ask When Hiring an Appraiser 1. What qualifies you to appraise this object?Appraising personal property is an unregulated profession which leaves the consumer with the burden of determining whether the appraiser they engage is qualified. A qualified appraiser is knowledgeable about the object being appraised and trained in appraisal theory, the principals …

What to Know When Donating Art

What to Know When Donating Art In today’s collecting marketplace, many high net worth individuals (HNWIs) are building large and, in some cases, important art collections. They will often make donations from their collections to museums and other organizations, either as charitable gifts or under a certification as cultural property. The process for this …