Archive for the ‘insurance’ Category
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Ongoing risk assessment is imperative
September 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm
I often receive calls from insurance companies to assist them with identification, valuation and restoration on all types of contents from comic books, dolls, record albums and musical... (more)
Downsizing? Inheritance? Ageing-in-Place?
April 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm
See my recent appearance on Golden Opportunities TV Airs Sundays on WKYC TV channel 3 in Cleveland at 11:30 am https://youtu.be/xGpZhXARLDA Check out all of my Personal Property... (more)
Risk Management for Collections
May 16, 2016 at 3:54 pm
Risk management and insurance are two different but interrelated functions when discussing adequate collection care and protection. Protection in the context of this article will mean indemnification not... (more)
Are you using qualified appraisals?
May 8, 2016 at 6:44 pm
It is estimated that only approximately 25% of collectors insure their fine art or other specialty property. Why are the other 75% choosing not to? Some feel that... (more)
All Appraisers Aren’t Created Equal
June 22, 2015 at 7:04 pm
There is a lot being written now about hiring qualified appraisers to value your personal property. To help drive that point home, I would like to tell you... (more)
Insuring Art At Home
July 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm
To follow up with my last post on Understanding How To Insure Fine Art, here I am going to touch on your home collections. Again, as always, I... (more)
Knowing your s…tuff: Connoisseurship in Art and other Fine Things
August 5, 2013 at 5:50 pm
While researching a painting for an appraisal I began to remember a discussion on connoisseurship in one of my appraisal courses. What is it? How do you obtain... (more)
2023 is my 10th Year Membership in the Irish IPAV !!
July 12, 2013 at 12:54 pm
I have just been accepted to join the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers in Ireland as an Overseas Member. I will now be offering appraisal services to... (more)
Do You Legally Own the Artwork You Possess?
August 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm
~ Legal Title ~ (as it pertains to works of art) The age old adage “possession is 9/10 of the law” does not always apply when dealing with... (more)
Significant problems found with current appraisals
February 24, 2011 at 3:38 pm
An appraisal is a record of an item to prove its existence, establish its identity and communicate a value through an established methodology. In reviewing a number of... (more)