Full-Service Appraisal Firm In Newport Beach, CA
Joette Pierce & Associates is a full-service appraisal firm in Newport Beach, CA, accredited by the American Society of Appraisers, providing certified appraisal valuation services tailored to your specific needs.
Taking each client's unique needs into account, we focus on providing "peace of mind" through our independent personal property appraisals.
Our clients include individuals, estates, corporations, law firms, insurance companies, donors, museums and colleges.
What is a professional appraisal?
A professional appraisal is a legal document that contains a description and a researched valuation of each item. The document is written in compliance with Internal Revenue Service regulations, insurance industry standards and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
Selecting an Appraiser
Black’s Law Dictionary defines an appraisal as a “valuation…of a property by disinterested persons of suitable qualifications.” To meet the definition, an appraiser must be both objective and qualified. Objective and qualified appraisers:
Are trained and tested in their areas of specialization.
Have a solid understanding of generally accepted principles of valuation.
Are committed to ethical appraisal practices.
Are trained and tested in appraisal methods and report-writing.
Must be re-accredited regularly by a professional organization.
The benefit to you
We know the challenges you face. We provide the solutions you need. We make your business-life easier with insurance approved appraisals, accepted by all lending institutions, banks, courts, and the Internal Revenue Service. We prepare appraisals for a variety of purposes including insurance underwriting, loss and damage claims, estate planning, tax reporting, gift taxes and charitable donations, property distribution, mergers and acquisitions, loan collateral, and personal use.
Fees for professional appraisal services
Please contact our firm for information on our fees based on the services requested.