Currently limited to Clocks
Insurance, estate, tax, divorce, claims, equitable division,
sales advisory, and donation.
Appraisals are conducted in client's home, business or
designated location by appointment only.
Normal service area is Metro Detroit area and South Eastern
If the client is more than 20 miles from home, a mileage fee of
$ 0.50 mile will be charged. For extended distances additional
fees may be incurred
Appraisal fees for on-site inspections and consultations are $
75 per hour with a 2-hour minimum.
Research, appraisal report preparation, and other administration
time are charged at $ 75 per hour. There is an average of 2 - 3
hours of research and appraisal report preparation time for
every hour of inspection time. A signed contract and deposit is
required at the time of inspection. The balance is due and
payable upon receipt of the appraisal report.
1) Initial contact with client to discuss his/her/their
2) Schedule an on-site inspection of clocks for examination,
documentation, and photography.
3) After returning to office conduct research, analysis and
4) Complete work file and prepare the appropriate appraisal
report for each situation. Appraisal report contains three
sections (appraisal specific, item specific (documentation and
valuation information), and addendum. Appraisals are prepared in
compliance with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal
Practice (USPAP). See FAQ for more details on reports.
All information relating to the appraisal in confidential.
Access to the report by anyone except client and intended users
will be granted by written permission from the client, state
appraiser regulatory, law enforcement, or authorized
professional peer review