Appraisals of Antiques, Fine Art & Personal Property
As a 35 year seasoned appraiser, Martin Willis of Seaboard Appraisal Service can provide a written appraisal for you.
FEES: The professional appraisal service charge $500 for the first hour, $300 for additional hours while on site. There may be travel expenses depending upon the location of the property to be viewed, plus there could be additional research fees.
Specialties: Seaboard Appraisal Service has associates in almost every specialized field, Martin Willis is a generalist and can do most property. There may be additional charges for these specialists.*
Online Appraisals: If you have just a few items, this may be a good option for you. Click here for more information.
Estate Appraisals: Seaboard Appraisal Service can prepare an appraisal document for you suitable for probate court or trusts.
Fair Market Value: Seaboard Appraisal Service can prepare an appraisal for you assigning the current fair market value of your possessions. Whether you are considering selling, or need the appraisal for another purpose such as a family division, trust or donation purposes.
Insurance: Seaboard Appraisal Service can prepare an appraisal for insurance replacement value.
Video Cataloging: Let Seaboard Appraisal Service video catalog the entire contents of your home and place it on disk or digital media storage. You can store this valuable record in your safety deposit box or at an off site location. This has proven to be a valuable asset to former clients who suffered personal property loss.
Martin Willis of Seaboard Appraisal Service is an experienced expert witness for litigation purposes. He will offer his expert opinion at a deposition or a court of law for either a plaintiff or defendant. Martin is not your client’s advocate – you are. He advocates only for his own opinion as the facts merit. Objective opinions of value made by Martin shall be substantiated by credible market research and analysis. Subjective opinions are based on 35 years of practical experience and they shall be plainly identified and stated succinctly. No opinion shall be shaped to fit the needs of any client for any reason whatsoever, with no exceptions. If you want to know the facts, then Martin Willis of Seaboard Appraisal Service is a good choice for you.
* Specialists include: Jewelry & Coins, Asian, Ancient Antiquities, Native American, African & Ethnographic, Books and unforeseen rarities.