Appraisal Services

Susan Golashovsky FASA, FSA-Scot is a Fellow Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. Her Bucks County, PA firm provides a comprehensive range of professional Valuation Services, including Appraisals, Litigation Support, Expert Witness & Court Testimony, Consultations, and Collections Management. We are able to Project Manage large jobs requiring various appraisal disciplines while assuring all appraisers perform their services within the context of the Appraisal Foundation's Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and adhere to the highest professional standards.

Fees for services are charged at either an hourly rate, flat rate, or per diem depending on the assignment. We never charge a fee based on a percentage of value or on a contingency basis. Comprehensive fee schedules are available upon request.

Appraisal Services

Appraisal Reports for Insurance Loss and Damage Claims (Insured or Insurers), Estate Valuation/Estate Planning, Property Division/Divorce, Charitable Contribution/Gift Tax. Other services may include Consultations for Acquisition and/or Sale; Market Surveys for Sales Advisory; Inventories for numerous uses including Asset Planning.

Project Management

For Individual or Corporate Collections may include: Assessing project parameters and developing a scope of work; assembling a team of professionals; coordinating logistics and time management; facilitating assignment conclusion and/or work product delivery.

Collections Management

May include inventory prepared in a standardized, comprehensive format using Collections Management software; assessing display, conservation and storage needs of collection; providing recommendations/referrals for professional services such as conservation and/or restoration. Collections Management could also include consultations regarding brokerage, sales venues, object research or market studies for use in donations, sales, insurance, lending or loan collateral.

Litigation Support

Including but not limited to preparation of an impartial USPAP compliant appraisal report for the intended use of litigation; prepare for/provision of testimony at a deposition; prepare for/provision of testimony in court as a fact witness; provide a professional opinion as a Court-accepted expert; preparing for discovery; review of documents/depositions; assessment of other "experts" appraisal report reviews for USPAP compliance, preparing for trial.