Fine Art, Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Virtu Valuations
Each year we receive hundreds of requests by collectors all around the world to value and appraise property.
We provide fair market valuations, valuations for charitable donations, insurance valuations for loans, indemnification valuations for government applications and auction estimates for sale.
How Valuations, Appraisals and Auction Estimates Work
Depending on the location of the property or items, we can offer a complimentary initial walk-through or preliminary review of the pieces together with photographs to determine the size and scope of the project.
We have staff who reside in our offices in Melbourne as well as Sydney where some clients prefer to visit in-person if the items are reasonably portable. If you live ourside of Sydney or Melbourne, our regional representatives are reside in Adelaide and Brisbane. If you are locations other these cities, we can provide you with valuations and appraisals in many other Australian locations upon request.
What You'll Receive
A completed valuation includes detailed property descriptions and itemised values in a document with a summary page. Valuations by Smith & Singer are widely accepted by estate planning professionals and insurance firms.
How Much Professional Appraisals Cost
Fees for written valuations are quoted on a per-specialist, per-diem basis. We can also provide fixed fees based on the volume and nature of the property, and the amount of time and number of specialists required. Smith & Singer will refund the fee pro rata should you consign any of the appraised property for sale within one year of the valuation date.
For Valuations and Appraisals in Sydney talk to our local team.
For Valuations and Appraisals in Melbourne talk to our local team.
For all other queries or to learn more about this service please contact us here.
If you wish to submit a request online, navigate to our online appraisal page.