Equipment Appraisal

Third party independent assessment

Equipment Appraisal or Valuation

An Expert Equipment Certified Appraiser (EECA) provides a third-party independent assessment and value of Fixtures, Furniture, Equipment, medical equipment, farm equipment, or used heavy machinery as well as any other items that are hard assets and need an appraisal to determine their value.

What is an equipment appraisal?

A machinery equipment appraisal is an independent and unbiased process of determining the supportable opinion of value of tangible assets as of a specific date. Appraisals can be performed for a variety of value premises from Fair Market Value in place and in use, to Forced Liquidation Value.

Select an experienced appraiser

All machinery appraisals are performed by Andrew under his Expert Equipment Certified Appraiser (EECA) designation with the Institue of Equipment Valuation.

The EECA designation requires all appraisals to be performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of The Appraisal Foundation. By Andrew working with and complying with industry standards, it ensures that proven peer-reviewed appraisal methods are used to develop defendable opinions of value.

Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser

Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser

Formal business valuation

Why perform a Certified equipment appraisal?

Accurate machinery and/or equipment appraisals are often needed as part of a formal business valuation and for other purposes including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation Support
  • Divorce
  • Buy Out Agreements
  • Estate Settlements
  • ESOPs
  • Loans/Financing

  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Foreclosures
  • Retirement Planning
  • Insurance Purposes
  • Trust Planning
  • “C” Corp. to S Corp.
  • Business Liquidation

Types of Certified equipment appraisal reports

  1. Desktop Report: A hypothetical determination of value based solely upon information provided by the client and conducted without benefit of a physical inspection.
  2. Summary Appraisal Report: A certified restricted-use summary report of full USPAP-compliant appraisal including physical inspection of items appraised.

Formal process

Providing you with a Certified Equipment Appraisal is a formal process. That is, it includes a written Engagement Agreement for the appraisal including the type of valuation method(s) and Scope Of Work.

A sample Engagement Agreement and Summary Appraisal report are available by clicking the links below:

If you have questions or would like more information about a Certified equipment appraisal, call us today at (916) 570-2674 or click this link on the right side to contact us.



    5150 Fair Oaks Blvd, #101-198
    Carmichael, CA, 95608-5788


    Phone: (916) 570-2674
    Fax: (916) 473-8655


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