Having four decades of experience handling tangible assets, our appraisal services are engaged regularly by Executors, Attorneys, Trustees and other fiduciaries. A complete inspection and inventory is taken of estates assets. Then appropriate research completed and reports are prepared in conformity with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). We adhere to these strict professional standards.
We are highly respected and knowledgeable with 18th, 19th and 20th Century art, furniture, carpets, jewelry, clocks and accessories; as well as other collections and ordinary household furnishings. When specialized assets are involved outside our field of expertise we have affiliates to call upon for participation in the assignment.
Our fees are based on an initial minimum fee and an hourly rate for the inventory and research phase. With our auction marketing experience selling real and personal property, our team can also assist you beyond the appraisal assignment. We are available for consultation on the sale of any estate assets as well. To schedule an appraisal click on the link at the top of this page.
We offer complimentary verbal auction estimates. If you have one item, multiple items or an entire estate you are looking for assistance with give us a call, stop by our office or fill out the request for Consultation by clicking on the link at the top of this page.
Paul McInnis, Inc. conducts on-site auctions for estate settlement and fine collections throughout New England. These traditional auctions are still the first choice among executors of estates and collectors of all types. Quite often we offer the real estate at auction as well. Today, however, we are able to enhance the traditional method by incorporating new online technologies.
Empowering the bidder at an auction. Empowering the Internet user. Buyers want to feel in control of their purchase decisions. Auctions and the Internet allow them to do just that. It’s no wonder that the two work well together.
At Paul McInnis, Inc. we use the latest technology to our advantage and, more importantly, to achieve the maximum returns for our clients. For very little expense the progressive auctioneer can reach out to literally millions of prospective Buyers by way of the internet. It provides exposure for every collectible imaginable and allows bids to come from all over the world. The end result is the Seller experiences more competition, which drives the selling price higher.