How Do I Get An Insurance Appraisal?

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Insurance Appraisals

Do you have a precious item, would like to receive an insurance appraisal, but you don't know how? You're not alone! Very limited information is provided by insurance companies or auction houses when an individual is seeking an insurance appraisal. Luckily, we can help!

Email if you need an insurance appraisal AND believe your item to be worth over $4,000. **USPAP insurance appraisals are priced at an hourly rate, as they require 3-5 hours on average to complete.

Protect your valuables with a USPAP Certified Insurance Appraisal. e-ValueIt has a USPAP appraiser to meet your appraisal needs.

What type of appraisal will my insurance company accept?

The simple answer is to check with your insurance company. Most insurance companies have a threshold for valuables with their basic home insurance. If you're unsure, get a USPAP appraisal. The majority of insurance companies and legal proceedings accept the findings of a USPAP appraisals.

Do you have an antique, art, or collectible and need an insurance appraisal? Email:

What is a USPAP Appraisal?

The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) is the generally recognized ethical and performance standards for the appraisal profession in the United States. USPAP was adopted by Congress in 1989, and contains standards for all types of appraisal services, including real estate, personal property, business and mass appraisal.” – The Appraisal Foundation

The purpose of the USPAP was and is to maintain a high level of public trust in appraisal practice by establishing requirements for appraisers. Our USPAP appraisers provide reports that are accepted by most insurance companies. USPAP appraisals are also the only appraisals legally recognized in court!

What’s the difference between the 48-hour appraisal offered throughout the site, and a USPAP appraisal?

Our 48-hour appraisal provides basic relevant information that identifies the object, approximate age, and lists an auction and insurance value. These appraisals are usually accepted by insurance companies for items under $2,500. As always, check with your insurance company for to find out about your coverage. 

A USPAP appraisal is much more detailed and can often be 10 pages long! Comparable evidence of sold objects is provided, as well as the reasoning for the appraiser’s valuation. A USPAP appraisal follows a standard practice, which is why it is accepted by insurance companies and in court rooms. 

Leg of antique Louis French gilt bronze mounted desk appraisal

Antique Furniture

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Emerald and diamond pendant necklace jewelry valuation


Porcelain clown with puppies in pockets, possibly Lladro or Nao appraisal


We have pricing structures suited to everybody looking to value their items.

in 48 Hours

MOST POPULAR – $15 each!

+ optional 15 min phone call with one of our experts!

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Your item could be sitting in your attic collecting dust - or sitting in your bank account collecting interest.

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