Asset Appraisals

At Hoffman Auctions, we offer written personal property appraisals that are USPAP compliant. Our expert appraisals are designed to assist in estate resolution, business dissolution, divorce and more.

As an approved appraiser and auctioneer for various Ohio courts, Michael Hoffman has the experience and expertise needed to provide reliable valuations for all types of personal property assets.

Let Michael Hofffman put his expertise to work for you and provide you with an accurate and independent appraisal that meets your needs. Contact us today at 614-314-0298 to learn more.

The National Auctioneers Association created the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) professional designation to provide Auctioneers with custom education that enhances their appraisal skills and knowledge.

Michael Hoffman is dedicated to providing the best possible service for his clients, and that includes offering personal property appraisal services. As a Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), Michael has undergone specialized education and training to enhance his appraisal skills and knowledge.

The GPPA program teaches appraisers the responsibilities of being an appraiser, as well as providing advanced training in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines. Compliance with USPAP is required for appraisers in federally regulated transactions, and is also recognized by appraisal trade associations, federal, state, and local agencies, and State Appraiser Certification and Licensing Boards.

At Hoffman Auctions, our personal property valuation services are designed to help clients determine the value of their assets, whether it be for legal, tax, or insurance purposes. We are able to produce USPAP compliant appraisal reports for a variety of needs including Divorce Appraisals, Estate Appraisals, Donation Appraisals, Insurance Appraisals, Liquidation Appraisals and more!

If you are in need of personal property appraisal services, look no further than Michael Hoffman and the team at Hoffman Auctions. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you determine the value of your personal property assets.

Our Independent Personal Property Appraisal Services Include: 

On-site examination, inventory, photography, market research, valuation and a final appraisal report. The document will have a description, age, measurement, condition, value and digital photograph of each item (or group of items). Appraisals are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

Professional Valuations: 

Antiques, collectibles, firearms / guns, furniture, glass, porcelain, pottery, silver, automobiles, residential contents, business assets, machinery, equipment and more…

Reasons for Certified Personal Property Appraisals: 

Estates resolution, trusts, insurance replacement values, divorce, business liquidations, equitable distribution and charitable donations.

What do you need to do?

Decide which items need to be appraised and make a list of those items.

Schedule a time when distractions will be minimized and the focus can be on the appraisal.

Gather documentation, such as sales receipts, certificates, previous appraisals, letters etc…

Have all items unlocked and readily available for inspection.

Have the most amount of lighting available.

If you are organized, the inspection will be more time and cost efficient.


Charged hourly for on-site inspection, research and documentation time. Additional charges may apply for travel expenses. A deposit is required at the time of the inspection, with the balance due upon delivery of the report.

Partial list of items that we can provide auction or asset appraisal services for:

  • Guns & Ammunition
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Business Assets
  • Coins, Gold & Silver
  • Restaurant Equipment
  • Vehicles, ATV’s & Motorcycles
  • Handmade Quilts
  • Amusement or Arcade Games
  • Boats & Personal Watercraft
  • Native American Artifacts
  • Military Collectibles
  • Collectible Pottery
  • Collectible Glassware
  • Antiques Of All Types
  • Vintage Toys
  • Antique Furniture
  • Coca Cola Collectibles
  • Collections of All Types
  • Unique Items
  • Household Items
  • Sports Memorabilia
  • Sterling Silver
  • Antique Fishing Lures

One Company. One Call. We Sell It All.
(614) 314-0298