Personal Property Appraisal
Look Appraisal provides professional, qualified appraisal services for estates, charitable donations, attorneys, trust officers, and for tax and insurance requirements. As a tech-friendly firm, we offer a variety of appraisal delivery methods. On-site appointments, virtual Zoom meetings, and remote appraisal services by phone are available. We have expertise in all types of personal property appraisals and appraisal-related services including estate tax appraisals, insurance damage claims, estate liquidations, estate probate, business valuations, and more. Our service area includes Raleigh-Durham, central North Carolina, and beyond. Contact us today and we will be in touch very soon.
When it's time to assess the value of your personal property, there are also risks involved. It may be the risk of selling too low or paying too much; the risk of being under or over insured; the risk of not getting your fair share in a division of the property; the risk of incurring tax penalties or being audited. A professional appraiser helps you manage these risks by providing a written opinion of value upon which you can base your financial decisions. Look Appraisal will help you manage risk and provide peace of mind with the accuracy of a qualified appraisal.
The Look Appraisal Difference
What Makes a Good Appraiser?
◦ Formal education in appraisal theory, principles, procedure, ethics, and law
◦ Adherence to a professional code of ethics
◦ Professional credentials based on testing and successful course completion
◦ Expertise and experience with your type of property
◦ An appraiser who completes continuing education to remain current with market trends and is competent in appraisal standards
What makes a good appraisal report?
◦ A cover document explaining in detail what type of value is being sought and an appraisal's intended use
◦ A clear explanation of the methodology, resources relied upon, and market analysis
◦ A complete and accurate description of the property written in such a manner that it can be identified without photos
◦ Date(s) and location of inspection, and the effective date of value
◦ A statement by the appraiser that he or she has no interest in the property or that such interest is disclosed in the report