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APPRAISAL OF PERSONAL PROPERTY:

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  • San Diego
  • Palm Springs and Palm Desert
  • nearby cities in Southern California 
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    Events for Personal Property Appraisers and Collectors in California

    Heath Ceramics Factory Tour, Sausalito October 17th, 10:30 AM  – 11:30 AM Sponsored by AAA   Photography and Sculpture: The Art Object in Reproduction, Los Angeles  October 25th, 9:30 AM  – 5:00 PM A Getty Research Institute and Clark Art Institute Symposium    Appraisal Research Workshop, Los Angeles Getty  Research Institute December 2, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sponsored by AAA Past event: Foundation For Appraisal...

    APPRAISAL FOUNDATION TO HOST 2ND PERSONAL PROPERTY ROUNDTABLE

    The Appraisal Foundation will be holding the second personal property roundtable on September 23rd in Washington, DC titled “Envisioning the Future: Building Public Trust”.  Topics of discussion will be of importance to personal property appraisers and include qualifications, standards and oversight.  Panelists will include a wide variety of personal property disciplines, as well as auction houses, appraisal associations...

    HOW OLD IS AN ANTIQUE?

    HOW OLD IS AN ANTIQUE? As an appraiser, I receive calls daily from potential clients saying they have an antique to be evaluated.   If the caller is in their twenties, they may be speaking about something only 30 years old.   On the other hand, if I ask a room full of senior citizens how many of them think they are antiques, the majority of people in the room raise their hands.  It’s a matter of perception. Although we may see varying...

    Deadline Approaches for Appraisal Scholarships

    The Foundation for Appraisal Education offers annual scholarships for personal property appraisers to further their education.  For the 2014-2015 year they are offering two scholarships for new appraisers (with less than 2 years experience) and two for experienced appraisers.  The deadline for application is May 30, 2014 and is approaching quickly.   For applications, guidelines and procedures go to the FAE website and click...

    Educational Opportunities for Appraisers in California

    It’s important for professional personal property appraisers to take continuing education courses.  Not only to sharpen our skills but to acquire education credits with our professional appraisal associations.   The following events will take place  over the next few months in California: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) for personal property appraisers, 7-hour update class: May 10, Seal Beach,...

    EVENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: PALM SPRINGS SHOWS

    February will be a stellar month for shows at the Palm Springs Convention Center over President’s Day Weekend. First is the 3rd annual PALM SPRINGS FINE ART FAIR, February 13 – 16, featuring post-war and contemporary art from over (60) galleries around the world. Second is the 14th annual PALM SPRINGS MODERNISM SHOW & SALE , February 14 – 17, featuring (82) premier national and international decorative and fine...

    News from the Appraisal Foundation

    The Appraisal Foundation is an important source of appraisal standards and qualifications for real property appraisers.  Most personal property appraisers voluntarily comply with these standards.  Users of appraisal services should engage appraisers who are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and keep updated with the changes every two years.  The foundation programs and events listed...

    Events in Southern California: Appraiser Qualifications Board Meeting in San Diego

    The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) has a public meeting scheduled in San Diego, California on Sept. 13 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 N at the Westin San Diego. The AQB is part of the Appraisal Foundation, authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications.  Both personal property and real property appraisers adhere to the Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal...

    How to Ship Antiques Safely

    How to Ship Antiques Safely A dresser owned by a queen. A teapot once used by your great, great grandmother. When we ship antiques, we’re not just moving around things; we’re shipping history from here to there. We care that antiques remain preserved. We want them to continue to convey the past in a way that enriches the present. A broken object seldom does that in the same way. As such, every antiques shipment is all about the extra steps. What...

    Are Your Prized Possessions Protected?

    Insurer USAA posted an article titled “Are Your Prized Possessions Protected?” explaining the basics of homeowners insurance coverage and when valuable personal property insurance might be needed.   Antiques, fine art, silver, jewelry and several additional items can be covered under a specialized policy.   Included in the article is a list of steps to follow to get the most protection: Check your current...

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