Appraisals are required to provide a valuation of an asset, whether it’s jewelry, construction equipment or one share of privately held stock.
This can be performed for tangible or intangible assets. To make a valid appraisal, the authorized person must have the education, training, knowledge, skills, and experience, and follow the generally accepted professional standards governing the jurisdiction of the appraiser. We are proud of the respect we have earned for our specialized, in-depth, trusted appraisals and valuation reports.
Retail, Industrial & Commercial Real Estate
Our real estate expertise includes retail, industrial, and commercial properties. Our appraisers are particularly skilled appraising heavy industrial sites, such as chemical plants, steel mills, large manufacturing facilities, and mining operations to name a few.
Machinery & Equipment
The appraisal of machinery and equipment (M&E) has been a key component of the services offered since 1971 by EAC Valuations, the predecessor firm to Sobel Valuations.
Insurable Replacement Costs
In the operation of a manufacturing business, it is critical to know the level of casualty insurance to have should a fire or other event occur that destroys the operation of the business.
Property Tax Appeals
An independent appraisal of the real or personal property subject to the ad valorem tax can assist in a tax appeal or issuance of a rendition in negotiation with the local appraisal district. We can apply the specific financial metrics of your company, to the extent allowed by local law, to insure the property tax payable is right for your business.
Purchase Price Allocation
Purchase Price Allocation brings together the valuation of both tangible and intangible assets acquired in a transaction. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) provides guidance on the allocation of all assets and liabilities acquired in a transaction that changes the ownership of the assets.
Intellectual Property Appraisals
Performing an appraisal to gain awareness of the true worth of intellectual property is essential for companies and individuals. The process provides a defensible value of the IP and other distinctive ideas, products and services to be sure that they are not used without permission.
The purpose of impairment testing is to measure the Fair Value of an item on the balance sheet and compare to its Book Value or Carrying Value. The test for goodwill impairment involves determining the Fair Value and then comparing the market value of the reporting unit to its carrying value.
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