Antiques, collectibles, heirlooms, furniture, glass, porcelain, pottery, silver, textiles, Orientalia, decorative art and general personal property contents. Specialty in art glass. Formal written appraisals only. We do not buy items appraised.
Insurance, estate, trust, planning, probate, tax, dissolution, claim, loan collateral, equitable division, distribution, donation, litigation support.
Appraisals conducted by appointment only in client’s home, business or designated location. Serving San Diego, Palm Springs / Palm Desert and selected cities in Southern California. Available to travel for large projects.
San Diego County including Alpine, Bonita, Campo, Cardiff, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, Descanso, Downtown, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Fairbanks Ranch, Imperial Beach, Julian, La Costa, La Jolla, Lakeside, La Mesa, Mira Mesa, Miramar, Mission Beach, Mission Valley, National City, Ocean Beach, Oceanside, Pacific Beach, Pauma Valley, Pine Valley, Point Loma, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach, Spring Valley, University City, Valley Center, Vista.
Palm Springs / Palm Desert region including Bermuda Dunes, Cathedral City, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage.
Appraisal fees for on-site time including inspections, consultations and meetings are $200 per hour, with a 2-hour minimum. Research, documentation and other administrative time is charged at $125 per hour. There is an average of 2 hours of research and documentation time for every hour of inspection time. Total appraisal fees start at $650 and go up from there depending on number of hours involved.
Signed contract and deposit required at the time of inspection. The balance is due and payable upon receipt of the appraisal.
Expert Witness services including deposition, arbitration and court appearances are charged at $300 per hour, with a 4-hour minimum. Designations may be made only with a signed contract and designation fee.
All information pertaining to the appraisal is confidential. Access to the report by anyone other than intended users will be granted only with written permission from the client, or by court order.