Piano Finders Appraisal Services
- 1. Ballpark Piano Pricing and Information Service
- 2. Insurance Appraisal and Letter
- 3. Comprehensive Piano Inspection and Appraisal
1. Ballpark Piano Pricing and Information Service
If you are buying, selling, considering repairs, donating or insuring a specific piano, then this service will put you in touch with an expert qualified to evaluate it who will give you the answers you need. We have information on over 11,000 brand names. This service is billed by the hour, is customized for your situation and the minimum charge is $100.00. Once we know what your piano is and what your objective is, we can give you a rough estimate of the amount of time it will take to do this for you. For very simple requests, there can be a fixed rate.
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2. Piano Appraisal & Insurance Letter
If you are planning on insuring your piano, or you are making a claim for insurance, our 32 years of experience in working with insurance companies is what you will need. This service gives you a letter for your insurance company that establishes replacement value or fair market value and educates the insurance company on the issues establishing that value in a way they can understand and use. It also can address issues related to damage that has been done to a piano and recommended remedies to that damage and how much the insurance company should pay you. This service is billed by the hour, is customized for your situation and the minimum charge is $100.00. Once we know what your piano is and what your objective is, we can give you a rough estimate of the amount of time it will take to do this for you. For very simple requests, there can be a fixed rate.
The Appraisal and Insurance Letter Helps You Protect Your Assets and Recover From Loss
3. Comprehensive Piano Inspection and Appraisal
If you want us to evaluate your piano's condition, potential, the cost of upgrades and the piano's value before and after upgrades, we will give you written reports with this information. This service includes an on site inspection by master rebuilder/technician Kendall Ross Bean. There may be a travel fee if more than 30 minutes of driving time is involved.
Customer Review: It is a rare pleasure these days to do business with someone with both your expertise and thorough approach. You made this process quite painless for us and without you I think it would have been overwhelming. Thanks again.
It includes answers to the following questions:
What type of repairs and improvements that are possible to bring it up to itís potential and how much those repairs will cost.
How much life is left on the existing parts.
Values for their piano including replacement value for insurance purposes, current market value for selling, donating, or buying, wholesale value for working with a dealer or broker and value after improvements for considering whether or not to do repairs or improvements.
Age and some information about the manufacturer.
Answers to specific questions you have about the piano and your situation are included in the consultation that accompanies the appraisal. Our opinion about the piano's investment potential
For an example of the written report you will receive for this service, see the following pages: