Archive for November, 2012

When Disaster Strikes

TweetASA Members and the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy By FastRead Editor Shaping up to be one of the most damaging storms on record, the nightmare of Hurricane Sandy for many property owners is just beginning. ASA members from all disciplines have been active in the aftermath of the disaster, from fielding inquiries from consumers about […]

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Rath Joins Globalview Advisors LLC

TweetAmerican Society of Appraisers member Ray Rath, ASA recently accepted a position with Globalview Advisors LLC, an international financial valuation firm, as Managing Director of their Los Angeles, California office. Ray has been an active member of ASA for over 28 years. During that time, Ray has held numerous volunteer leadership positions including President of […]

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Wilhoite Appointed to Oregon State Bar Board of Governors

TweetCharles Wilhoite, ASA, Business Valuation appraiser, was appointed a public member of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Board of Governors. His term begins January 1, 2013. Wilhoite is a member of the Portland Chapter of ASA and has been a member of the society for more than 20 years. He is a managing director of […]

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How Important are Fair Market Value Appraisals in Preparing an Estate?

TweetAn Accredited Member of the American Society of Appraisers was featured among the eight industry experts at a symposium on Fair Market Value at the McKimmon Center of North Carolina State University Genice Lee, AM, is a Personal Property specialist and owner of Harvest Estate Sales, LLC in Washington, DC. Her presentation, entitled, “Understanding the […]

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ASA Member Publishes Book on Valuing Gold

TweetThe Gold Book-What’s it Worth, a new publication authored by Denver, Colorado based Margaret Olsen, ASA presents key facts about gold coins, bars and jewelry as well as the gold market. Olsen has preformed valuations for The Smithsonian Institution, The White House, The International Monetary Fund, and the Federal Depository Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Olsen contends […]

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Spotting & Snagging Quality Furniture

TweetThe Washington Post, Local Living section recommended William Weschler, ASA, of Weschler’s Auctioneers & Appraisers in a recent edition of Home Front. Weschler has been a member of the Washington, DC chapter of ASA since 1986 and the article entitled, “The Paint Store is a DIYer’s Best Friend” was featured in the November 1, 2012 […]

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Making the Save: Federal Gift Tax Changes Increase Appraisers Demand

TweetThe Wall Street Journal turned to the American Society of Appraisers’ very own Brian McCabe, ASA of the Sikich, LLP for the article, “A Rush to Value Gifts For Tax Savings”. Brian, a member of the Chicago Chapter of ASA since 2005, has several clients planning to gift real estate and in some cases farms. […]

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