Appraisal Services

There are many reasons for an Appraisal

  • Estates
  • Partition
  • Resale
  • Insurance
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Business Liquidation

We keep pace with the market, by using different on-line research services, current auction prices and a library of reference materials.

What to Expect from our Appraisal Report

A detailed inventory by a certified appraiser, presented in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). A physical inspection of the property with photos and we will also provide video if requested.

Expert Witness

We are trained expert witness for appraisals and auctions for the court.

Cost of Service

The cost is a Flat Rate or an Hourly Rate.

Types of Appraisals

1. FAIR MARKET VALUE

A price that the property would sell for on the open market. It is the price that would be agreed on by a willing buyer and a willing seller, with neither being required to act, and both having reasonable knowledge of the relevant facts.

Fair Market Value is used for Inheritance Tax, Estate Planning, Marital and Business Division and Charitable Contributions.

2. REPLACEMENT VALUE

A monetary value necessary to replace property with something of similar Origin, Condition, Provenance, Quality and Age. This appraisal is used for Insurance purposes to be attached to your policy as a Rider.

3. ORDERLY LIQUIDATION VALUE

The appraiser’s professional opinion of the estimated monetary amount, which the asset could typically realize if exposed for public sale at a properly advertised and professionally managed sale.

The appraisal is used for liquidation of Estates, Bankruptcy and inventory reduction under limiting conditions.


What Our Clients Say

Bill Manera, Bankruptcy Trustee

Over the past several months I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Tom Jordan of Carolina Auction &...
2017-04-19T10:44:26-04:00
Over the past several months I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Tom Jordan of Carolina Auction & Realty, Inc. out of Raleigh. Mr. Jordan was our primary point person in North Carolina on a Chapter 7 Arizona bankruptcy case. The case, known as “Kenactiv Innovations, Inc.” (Case No. of 2:13-bk-19096-GBN), consisted of 21+ acres of real estate, warehouses, and manufacturing equipment located in Snow Hill, North Carolina. You can imagine the difficulties that we would have encountered trying to handle this case from Arizona. So having a local, trusted professional with bankruptcy experience was critical to the successful outcome of the case.   Tom categorized the assets, gave a professional opinion as to their fair market value, and cataloged the personal property for auction along with the Real Estate. He also brought two well-qualified bidders to the table, which helped bring in $360,000.00 more for the land and buildings than the court was initially expecting.   This was a contentious case from start to finish. Tom’s genial demeanor and professional approach helped smooth a lot of ruffled feathers to resolve the case quickly and efficiently. He was able to work with the different parties and kept everyone informed and on the same page throughout the proceedings. He did a great job for us and I was very pleased with the outcome.   I would highly recommend Tom Jordan of Carolina Auction & Realty anytime you need an experienced and professional Auctioneer, Real Estate Broker or Appraiser. He can be reached at 919-832-8005. Feel free to call or email me if you’d like to further discuss my experience with Tom.   Sincerely,     Bill Manera, Bankruptcy Trustee 5110 N. 44th Street Phoenix, AZ 85018 602-795-2796 smanera@swmanera.com

David Gore

Everything was done professionally, exceptionally, and with care...
2013-11-14T13:30:23-05:00
Everything was done professionally, exceptionally, and with care...

Richard Canfield

The results exceeded my expectations...
2013-11-14T13:00:13-05:00
The results exceeded my expectations...

Charles Molesworth – Big Sky Bread Company

We are truly grateful to you for taking charge and providing us with excellent service...
2013-11-14T12:30:50-05:00
We are truly grateful to you for taking charge and providing us with excellent service...

Frank Chamberland – VI Manufacturing Inc.

If we ever need to have an auction again, we’ll call you without hesitation...
2013-11-14T12:00:24-05:00
If we ever need to have an auction again, we’ll call you without hesitation...

Tovi Martin

My father was delighted with the entire operation and the personal attention given to him was wonderful...
2013-11-14T11:30:12-05:00
My father was delighted with the entire operation and the personal attention given to him was wonderful...

Rachel Starr – American Heart Association

We were delighted with the outcome!
2013-11-14T11:00:42-05:00
We were delighted with the outcome!

Suzanne Forbes – Saint Raphael Catholic School

We raised more than double what we raised last year!
2013-11-14T10:30:05-05:00
We raised more than double what we raised last year!

Boy Scouts of America

Tom has become part of our fundraising lore, and his wisdom echoes through our work!
2013-11-14T10:00:31-05:00
Tom has become part of our fundraising lore, and his wisdom echoes through our work!

Kathy Knudsen – Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

We increased the funds raised by two fold from last year...
2013-11-14T09:30:03-05:00
We increased the funds raised by two fold from last year...