Asset Management Appraisal Services

Think of an Equipment Appraisal as a Business Planning Tool

By |2020-04-02T15:37:38+00:00April 2nd, 2020|News|

Think of an equipment appraisal as a business planning tool.  A savvy business owner isn’t just looking at their business today but also looking at how the business might look in the future. You might be looking for that next new contract, wanting a better understanding of the equity that equipment can tie up, or

When is a Desktop Appraisal Practical?

By |2020-03-11T21:59:29+00:00March 11th, 2020|News|

A desktop appraisal is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. These appraisals are done without the benefit of an inspection and are based on information that is provided by the owner of the equipment. Desktop appraisals can be certified if done by a qualified appraiser. Still, they are often considered less reliable and informative

Equipment Appraisals for Divorce Litigation Purposes

By |2019-10-01T15:58:24+00:00October 1st, 2019|News|

Equipment Appraisals for Divorce Litigation Purposes Business assets are treated much the same way as personal assets when going through a divorce. An equipment appraisal will be necessary to determine the fair market value of the equipment. When dividing assets, there needs to be a method for determining what value you are dividing with your

What Information is Needed for an Equipment Appraisal?

By |2019-09-26T17:55:24+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|

  I frequently get asked to quote equipment appraisal projects. Often the potential client has never purchased an equipment appraisal before. Before I begin, I review what information is needed to prepare a quote for an equipment appraisal. First is the reason (or need) for the report. The report structure for financing collateral purposes, for

What is Normal Useful Life?

By |2019-09-05T15:26:06+00:00September 5th, 2019|News|

If you are selling your business, financing or refinancing, or auctioning old equipment, you may need the services of a machinery appraiser to determine the value of your business assets. During an equipment appraisal, a skilled appraiser will use a variety of factors to determine fair equipment values.  One factor typically considered is the asset's

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