Independent appraisals

of art, antiques, and home contents


Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia

& offering online consultation


Insurance appraisals

Art, antiques, and home contents

Insurance appraisals estimate the cost to replace your property in the event of damage or loss.  Read more.

Donating artwork

fair market value

You may be able to claim a tax credit for the appraised fair market value of the artwork you donate.  Read more.

Financial planning

loans, insolvency

The value of your artwork may assist with major financial decisions such as obtaining a loan or declaring bankruptcy. Read more.

Damage & loss

services available to
insurance professionals

Unbiased appraisals for adjusters and contents analysts. Read more.

Dividing property

equitable distribution

An appraisal can ensure that property is divided fairly. Read more.


About rachel brodie

Rachel is the Nova Scotia member of the International Society of Appraisers.

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Wills & estates

services for executors & Administrators

Appraisals of artwork, antiques, and home contents. Read more.

Buying & selling

market values

Information for buyers and sellers of artwork. Read more.

Frequently asked

How much does an appraisal cost?

pricing structure

The fee is based on the type of appraisal report required and the time and resources required to complete it.  Read more.

How is artwork appraised?

determining value

One artwork may have multiple values, depending on the purpose of the appraisal.  Read more.

I'm just curious about my artwork

how to find out more

If you don't need an appraisal, but want to learn more about your artwork, there are numerous free online resources.

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Rachel Brodie  |  Halifax  |  Nova Scotia  |  Canada