AGREEMENT made this day of 2016 between (Owner) located at , (Owner address) and Claudia Miller, The Antiques
Appraiser, Tel 561-603-5471.
It is agreed as follows:
1. SERVICES. Appraiser will perform a consultation of the items located
at (owner address) based upon the terms of this Agreement.
2. PURPOSE. The purpose and function of the appraisal is to establish an
opinion of Value on the subject property for (insert project purpose) .
3. PRIMARY DUTIES. Appraiser will inspect,
research and provide a verbal consultation report of the findings to the
4. PRIMARY DUTIES. Appraiser will establish the opinion of value on items
located at the above location. The value opinion of the items will be
determined using the following criteria: The current established market
value of items; based on the characteristics of value and elements of
quality, most active marketplace, and comparable sales; through research
and methodology performed by the Appraiser. The appraisal is the educated
opinion of the Appraiser and she will not advocate a value higher than
that established by using the above method. Appraiser will, however,
defend her position in regard to the value of a particular item.
5. RESTRICTIONS. Unless otherwise stated this consultation will serve only
as a means of establishing the value opinion of each particular item and
not as a proof of the authenticity of an item and have no limited
interest conveyed other than those stated in agreement.
7. MANNER OF PAYMENT. Services rendered at the flat rate
_______________________________Dollars per hour with a retainer fee in
the amount of ______________________________payable upon signing of the
agreement. The balance of fee shall be paid upon receipt of statement
notifying final stages of appraisal work. The Appraiser shall then mail
the appraisal document to the Owner upon receipt.
8. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY. Nothing in this Agreement
shall be construed to interfere with or otherwise effect
the rendering of services by Appraiser in accordance with her independent
and professional judgement. Appraiser shall
perform her services substantially in accordance with the Principals and
the Codes of Ethics of the American Society of Appraisers, Uniform
Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, The
Appraisers Association of America.
9. OBLIGATION TO GIVE COMPETENT SERVICE. It is unethical
for an appraiser to claim or imply that she has professional
qualifications which she does not possess or to state her qualifications
in a form which may be subject to erroneous interpretation. Collaboration
between appraisers and special professionals is sometimes necessary to
expedite the completion of work or to obtain the benefits of combined
judgment or combined data. The principal appraiser builds her final
conclusions on these contributions, taking responsibility for the final
result but subject to the validity of the underlying or constituent
10. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This instrument, the Consultation Agreement and the
attached Certification contain the entire agreement between Owner and
Appraiser in regard to this appraisal and any agreement or representation
respecting the appraisal or the duties of either the Owner or Appraiser
in relation thereto that is not expressly set forth in this Agreement is
null and void.
11. PARTICIPATION OF OWNER. The Owner will provide the
following: (depends on project requirements)
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties will execute this document
On the _______________________ day of ___________________ 2016.
Claudia Miller, Appraiser Date
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief:
The statements of fact contained in this consultation report are true and
The reported opinions of value, are my personal,
impartial, and unbiased professional analyses, and conclusions.
I have no present or prospective interest in the property that is the
subject of this consultation report and no personal interest with respect
to the parties involved.
My compensation for completing this assignment is not contingent upon the
development of reporting of a predetermined value or direction in value
that favors the cause of the client, the amount of the value opinion, the
attainment of a stipulated result, or the occurrence of a subsequent
event directly related to the intended use of this consultation.
My analyses, opinions and conclusions were developed, and this report has
been prepared, in conformity with the Uniform Standards of Professional
I have made ___________ personal inspection of the property that is the
subject of this report and base my opinion of value on the ______________ .
No one provided significant personal property appraisal assistance to the
person signing this certification.
Claudia G. Miller, Appraiser ______________________________