Appraising is our
only business

We are highly market-aware and extremely discreet, confidentiality and professional objectivity with no conflict of interest are assured. We protect your privacy.

IRS-Related Appraisals

IRS-qualified appraisal reports are written to strict IRS-regulatory standards of Fair Market Value conclusions based on an analysis of specific and relevant markets.

  • Non-Cash Charitable Donation
  • Estate Tax
  • Gift Tax
  • Probate

Litigation Support

Trained and experienced serving as a credible, assured, and qualified Litigation Consultant and Expert Witness in the valuation of fine and decorative arts.

  • Valuation Reports
  • Rebuttal Reports
  • Case Evaluation
  • Expert Witness
  • Depositions and Testimonies
  • Verbal Consultancy

Insurance Coverage Damage & Loss

A Replacement Value report for your articles is the best way to protect yourself in the event of a loss. Updating a report every five years helps ensure that you are not under-or over-insured. In the event of damage or loss, we perform appraisals, whether a total loss or diminution of value, including claims against the insured’s carrier, another carrier, or an entity.

  • Art Insurance Policies
  • Disagreement over a claim

Distribution of Assets

An appraisal for equitable distribution of personal property for uses such as divorce, beneficiaries of an estate, or business dissolution provides an objective and supportable analysis of the properties’ Fair Market Values to streamline the settlement process.

  • Divorce
  • Business Dissolution
  • Beneficiaries
Estate Planning

It is never too early to plan for the future of your tangible assets. Know the fair market value of your property to make informed decisions about the division of your assets.

  • Wills
  • Divide, Donate or Sell

Art Financing & Collateral Loan

Lending institutions and estate planning professionals often need appraisal reports from qualified appraisers to use fine and decorative art as loan collateral.

  • Fine and Decorative Art for art-backed loans

Sales Advisory

Sales advisory includes identifying the best market and most appropriate venue in which to consign your works—through auction, galleries, private dealers, or yourself. This includes negotiating terms, reviewing contracts, and offers.

  • Verbal Consultations
  • Written Reports


We provide written identification of tangible inventory, together with photograph and condition documentation without valuation for various uses.

  • Shipping
  • Documentation after a disaster
  • Buying, selling, or rental of a furnished home
  • Collection Management

Work with a team you can trust.

Soodie Beasley Appraisals LLC