Since 1975, Yvonne M. Karn and her Associates have provided estate appraisals and insurance appraiser services to individuals, family members, banks and trust companies, insurance companies and adjusters, lawyers and attorneys, and charitable organizations. Yvonne gives expert advice on the value of personal property and residential contents.
We specialize in celebrity properties, antiques, fine art, decorative art, photography, cameras, musical instruments, sound studios, gun collections, military memorabilia, fine costume jewelry, rare books and coins. Our vast experience, due diligence, market knowledge, and expert research skills guarantee that you will receive the highest possible return for valuables placed with us.
We serve all of Southern California including: Orange County, Los Angeles County, San Diego County, and San Bernadino County.
PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL SERVICES AND COUNSELING FOR:
- Legal (Probate and Trust, Conservatorship and Estate, Insurance, Dissolutions)
- Tax (IRS Contribution/Donation Valuations)
- Insurance (Replacement Value, Hypothetical for Loss Appraisal, Damage – or partial loss of Personal Property)
- Sales or Purchase (Market Value, Research for Appropriate Market for Ultimate Profit at Sale)
ESTATE SALES SERVICES:
We provide a complete service for attorneys, executors, trustees and individuals, offering on site estate sales or same day buy out with removal by expert staff and post sale clean up.
- Sale of Complete Estates – Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Antique and Fine Furniture, Collections and Unique Items, Fine and Costume Jewelry, Toys, Dolls, Textiles, Oriental Rugs, General Household Contents
- Maximum Returns – A staff of trained professionals with over 20 years experience in selling complete estates will handle all the details. Estate Inventory is reviewed by our appraisal staff who have expert knowledge of market levels and collector sources.
- Inventory is researched for the most appropriate market level.