Appraisal Rates effective 2006
Not-to-exceed estimates available. Guaranteed delivery dates can be negotiated.
We prefer to negotiate a not-to-exceed contract with clients
in order to assure them of a fee that won't increase.
|Insurance appraisal: $125/hour plus expenses
The client provides images in digital form, or we scan images (client's expense)
|Insurance appraisal with digital imaging: $150/hour
We provide record quality (not publication quality) images. Requires travel.
|Charitable contribution appraisals: $150/hour plus
Travel usually required
|Damage/Loss claims and transit appraisals: $150/hour
In addition, there are specific requirements for documentation.
|Forensic appraisal/court testimony: $200-$250/hour plus expenses|
|Travel time invoiced at $75/hour plus expenses
There is a minimum fee of $350 for any appraisal assignment, with the exception of established clients.
For charitable contribution and damage/loss claims, there is a minimum fee of $500 for new clients.
Work made for hire: Such work must be specified in advance by agreement and is subject to an additional $125 per hour fee. This rate is in addition to the usual rates described above.