Sarah McMillan Fine Art
Writer, Editor and Appraiser for the Fine Art Industry

Appraisals

USPAP compliant appraisals for fine art collectors

 

Areas of Practice

 

INSURANCE APPRAISALS

An insurance appraisal may be necessary to create an inventory of your property in case of damage. This appraisal uses replacement value to determine the value of each item.


EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION APPRAISALS

In situations where one needs to equitably distribute assets, such as a divorce, an appraisal may be necessary .This appraisal uses marketable cash value to determine the value of each item.



ESTATE TAX APPRAISALS

An appraisal may be necessary for certain estate for tax purposes. This appraisal uses fair market value to determine the value of each item. 


COLLECTION MANAGEMENT

Maintaining a collection can be time consuming, our collection management services assists you in cataloging and maintain a database system so you have all the information you need in a centralized and easy to find location. We can also help source items to add to your collection.



CHARITABLE DONATION APPRAISALS

An appraisal may be necessary if you are donating an item for charitable purposes. This appraisal uses fair market value to determine the value of each item. 


LIQUIDATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

With experience helping clients sell their personal property, whether it is a single item or an entire estate, we can help you find the best options for liquidation. If you are downsizing, or wanting to simplify your surroundings we can help.