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Eldridge Appraisals - Hurricane Appraisals

An appraisal before or after a hurricane is a vital step in protecting the full value of your possessions.

The Pension Protection Act

HR4 The Pension Protection Act of 2006

Was signed into law as of August 17, 2006 and new Transitional Guidelines were released on October 19, 2006 (more…)

Object ID

Eldridge Appraisals Inc. follow the Getty ID standards.  In 1993, the Getty Museum Information Institute initiated a collaborative project to develop an international documentation standard for the information needed to identify cultural objects.  The new standard has been developed in collaboration with police forces, customs agencies, museums, the art trade, appraisers and the insurance industry. (more…)

Hypothetical and Extraodinary Assumptions Appraisals

Life is not predictable and when an unusual situation happens resulting in the loss of your property, how to you arrive at a value for something that no longer exists?

The appraisers at Eldridge Appraisals Inc. have the necessary experience and credentials to provide plausible appraisals and testimony, resulting in your successful compensation. We understand and utilize Standard 8 of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice that allows a professional appraiser a method to address this problem and the proper way that it should be presented in a court of law. (more…)

Effects of Humidity and Temperature

Effects of humidity and temperature on your collection.

For decades, museums have kept their thermostats at a steady 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit ), with a relative humidity of 50 percent. Now, a team of Conservation Analytical Laboratory researchers has found that most museum objects can safely tolerate a wider range of both temperature and relative humidity. (more…)

Disaster Response and Recovery

The following suggestions may help you respond to an emergency affecting your art and antiques. While an effort has been made to list them in the order in which they can be addressed, you’ll need to adapt them to your circumstances. (more…)

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Effective as of February 2007, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, requires all legal appraisals to be conducted by a professional IRS Qualified Appraiser

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Eldridge Appraisals, Inc is a nation wide company located in Southwest Florida. We often service the following areas: Naples - Fort Myers - Fort Lauderdale - Miami - Palm Beach - Florida Keys - Pensacola - Panama City - Tallahassee - Jacksonville - Sarasota - Destin - Palm Beach - Atlanta - Orlando - Tampa - Clearwater - Alamonte Springs - Gainesville - St. Augustine - Daytona Beach - Merritt Island - Kissimmee - Vero Beach - Fort Pierce - Stuart - Lake Worth - Marco Island - Bradenton - Longboat Key - St. Petersburg - Dunnellon - Fernandina Beach.