INFORMAL APPRAISAL

The items that a new home owner would like to purchase are priced and offered to the new homeowner. All negotiations are between Lord & Ladies and the new homeowner. In some cases, an estate sale is conducted after this process. I work to reach the fair price for both parties. This has been very successful in keeping "personal property" apart from the real estate. The commission for this service is 20% of the gross receipts.

FORMAL APPRAISAL

A formal written document stating the estimated value of the targeted items. Fair market value is used for Estate purposes, while replacement value is issued for insurance purposes. The fee for a written appraisal (a legal document for estate or insurance purposes) is $125.00 per hour. E. Irene Lord is a qualified appraiser and a member of the New England Appraiser Association.

ESTATE SALE

All items in the estate are tagged and priced for the purposes of re-sale. A public sale is then conducted on the premises. Commission of the gross receipts for this service is 35% the first $25,000 and 30% thereafter.

BUYOUT/CLEANOUT

Arrangments may be made with Lord & Ladies to manage the removal of the remaining items from the Estate in a timely and orderly manner.