SERVING THE BUSINESS & CIVIC COMMUNITY
VITAL DOCUMENTS THAT WORK FOR YOU
As a leader in your organization, you eventually will be faced with pressing questions regarding property valuations and you will want to get the right answers and take the most advantageous steps possible. A Consolidated Appraisal Company, LLC appraisal is one of the most valuable documents you can secure for your firm or group because it will enable you to make decisions based on solid factsnot guesswork.
In our initial consultation we will discuss your specific needs and recommend the type of appraisal that is right for you. We maintain a staff of professional appraisers who are veterans of long apprenticeships. These highly trained third-party experts analyze and evaluate both tangible and intangible assets efficiently.
The appraisals we execute will give you the answer you seek when its
a ? of INSURANCE
The appraisal reports we compile furnish a complete itemized listing of buildings, equipment and furniture. Items are arranged by classifications and locations. We can also include corporate art, antiques, fine furnishings and libraries. This comprehensive appraisal will give your insurance broker or agent the basis for determining a sound insurance program for you and will give you the evidence you need to prove loss claims, thus assuring you timely and equitable indemnification.
a ? of MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Our staff provides pre-sale consulting and prepares appraisals of tangible and intangible assets of the acquired property for the allocation of purchase price and for the stepped-up basis of asset depreciation. Our report will enable you to maximize tax benefits.
a ? of SALE AND PURCHASE
As impartial authorities, we determine the value of the property in question, providing you with a sound basis for intelligent decision-making. If you are the seller, you will be in a much better bargaining position to close negotiations. If you are the buyer, you will be more likely to obtain proper financing.
a ? of TAXES
At Consolidated Appraisal Company, LLC, we prepare appraisals for a variety of tax-related purposes. Among them are estate tax valuations and reports that put you in a position to challenge inequitable ad valorem taxes. When new facilities have been constructed, we supply allocation assessments which identify, classify and valuate the property eligible for investment tax credit. The benefits of these reports are that they can enable you to reduce taxes and increase cash flow.
a ? of CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES
When publicly held company securities are traded in the free, open market, their values are established by the markets in which they are traded and are of public record. However, when a valuation is needed of securities which do not have a price established by public trading, an appraisal is normally required. A professionally prepared appraisal is the best way to obtain an accurate and supportable valuation of a closely held business.
a ? of FINANCING
Lenders often require objective, third-party valuations of collateral before they grant business loans. We tailor our appraisals to meet the requirements of your lending institution, thus laying the foundation for successful negotiations.
a ? of INSTITUTIONAL AND GOVERNMENTAL FACILITIES
State and local governments, hospitals, schools and universities have special needs for appraisal services. Various regulations necessitate fixed-asset controls. We will provide you with property records which meet the requirements for reporting original or historical cost, estimated remaining useful life, present value and depreciation. Plant ledgers are compiled for accounting, budgeting, insurance and cost-recovery purposes.
Since 1917 Consolidated Appraisal Company, LLC has served every segment of the business and civic community. Whether you own a restaurant or plant, are the controller of a bank or retail store, manage a private club or theater, are the treasurer of your church or synagogue, or sit on the board of a museum, historical society, library, or school system, you can depend on us to produce expertly prepared appraisals that will help you make important decisions with confidence. Keep in mind that we provide nationwide service and at multiple sites. We look forward to hearing from you.