Antiques, collectibles, heirlooms, furniture, glass, porcelain, pottery, silver, textiles, Orientalia, decorative art and general residential contents. Specialty in art glass. Formal written appraisals only. We do not conduct verbal appraisals or buy items.
Insurance, estate, trust, planning, probate, tax, dissolution (divorce), equitable division, distribution, donation, gift.
On-site time including inspections, consultations and meetings:
$225 per hour, with a 2-hour minimum.
Research, analysis, documentation and report writing time: $150 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 $750 and go up from there depending on the number of items and hours involved.
Signed contract and deposit required at the time of inspection. The balance is due and payable prior to receipt of the appraisal or results.
Expert Witness services are charged at higher rates, and will not be provided unless agreed upon in writing in advance.
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, Cardiff, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, 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, 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 Desert region including Bermuda Dunes, Cathedral City, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and nearby cities.
All information pertaining to the appraisal is confidential. The report and information contained therein will be disclosed only intended users. Access to others will be granted only with written permission from the client, or by court order.