Fine & Decorative Art Appraisals

Soodie Beasley Appraisals LLC is a full-service valuation firm. We provide reports for estate planning, estate tax, gift tax, non-cash charitable donation, equitable distribution, litigation support, arbitration, insurance, partnership buyouts, buy/sell decisions, and portfolio evaluation of fine and decorative art. Our well-researched, in-depth reports are reasoned and defensible opinions of value that are substantiated by examples in the most appropriate market. They conform to current IRS requirements for Qualified Appraisals and to the federally mandated Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice.

Ms Beasley, principal, is a Qualified Appraiser — holding the highest designations of two top appraisal organizations:

Accredited Senior Appraiser – American Society of Appraisers (ASA) in both Fine Art and Antiques and Decorative Arts; Certified Member – Appraisers Association of America (AAA) in 20th-Century Design; accredited in Latin American art.

She holds higher degrees in these areas and taught Art History courses for nearly a decade.

She has experience in all aspects of appraisal valuation, and has served as an expert witness in litigation and an advisor to both private and public entities nationally and internationally.

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She has an expansive network of highly regarded specialists in other fields who are all accredited or certified members of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Appraisers Association of America (AAA), and International Society of Appraisers (ISA) having coursework and tested in their speciality areas. She is often retained by experts of other disciplines across the country for her expertise.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, we maintain a staffed office in the Denver Metro area

We are an independent, full-service personal property appraisal firm.

Appraisals, regardless of the need, must be prepared by a qualified appraiser. The IRS will only accept donation appraisals prepared by a qualified appraiser as defined in IRS publication 561: “an individual who has earned an appraisal designation from a recognized professional appraiser organization for demonstrated competency in valuing the type of property being appraised.”

Appraising is our only business. We are recognized and credentialed in our areas of expertise. We do not buy, we do not sell, we do not carry inventory. Confidentiality and professional objectivity with no conflict of interest are assured. We protect our clients’ privacy. Appraisal reports exceed the requirements of estate planners and attorneys, banks, and insurance companies. We are experienced, highly market-aware, and extremely discreet.