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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.

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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. 

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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

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