Our appraisal fees are based on an hourly rate. The client is billed for on-site examination, research and report writing, and document preparation. In addition, expenses for printing, photography, research, travel or other items related to performing the appraisal are billed to the client. An estimate of the fee for the appraisal is furnished prior to the start of the appraisal.
A contract detailing the scope and type of appraisal to be performed and the fee for the appraisal is signed by both parties prior to the start of the appraisal. A deposit of 50% of the estimated fee is due at the commencement of the appraisal process.
Fees for the brokerage or purchase of fine art are typically based upon a percentage of the sale price. A contract detailing the services to be performed and fees related thereto is signed by both parties prior to the transaction.