STAY TUNED!!!!  L&L is about to launch something BIG & NEW!!!! read more →

5 Things to Know About Street Art

Street Art!! As a huge fan of Pop Art, I love bright colors, funny and introspective themes, smart commentaries on contemporary issues and off beat quirky topics. Kitchy will stop me in my tracks. An artist who can visualize, imagine, create and relay perhaps the obvious or not so obvious in an entertaining way is.. read more →

Renoir discovered during Insurance Appraisal!

During an insurance estate appraisal L&L discovered that one of the prints in the clients collection was an original Renoir. Mr. Levy was thrilled with this discovery and was gracious to send us this wonderful testimonial: The Renoir is (finally) being framed… I am reminded that I have never expressed to you our appreciation for your efforts in.. read more →

The True Value of Priceless Antiques

I feel so often we are the bearers of bad news.  “Priceless” family heirlooms passed down which are supposed to be worth a fortune, or at least “that is what my mom told me”, are actually not worth much on today’s market. When we impart this truth we immediately see faces fill with expressions of heartbreak and.. read more →

Always work with a Qualified Estate Liquidation company

I was very excited and proud to be asked to write an article for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s June issue of their Bar Journal on Estate Planning.  This was a wonderful opportunity to explain the importance of hiring a qualified estate liquidation company. We see estate liquidation companies popping up one after another without the credentials.. read more →

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland offers such a wide variety of  phenomenal cultural opportunities from fabulous sporting events, our world class orchestra, enjoying The Broadway Series at the Playhouse to reveling in the wonders of the amazing Cleveland Museum of Art just for starters. The Museum offers something for everyone. If you haven’t visited the art museum in a while.. read more →

Nice SHOUT OUT in CJN Business Briefs! (See LOWY in Honors)

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/features/business/business-briefs/article_384343a8-e455-11e4-9fb9-974f7aba6c67.html   read more →

IRS Charitable Donation Presentation

We were recently honored to speak at the Northern Ohio Planned Giving Council (NOPGC) on “Charitable Donation Appraisals and the IRS“, on January 9th. http://nopgc.org/ We were thrilled to be asked to address this wonderful group about such an important topic that can possibly make or break an organization from receiving a fabulous non cash donation.  The.. read more →

Questions to Ask An Appraiser

Questions to Ask An Appraiser What qualifies you to appraise my property? A qualified appraiser has formal education in appraisal theory, principles, procedures, ethics, and law. The appraiser should be up to date on the latest appraisal standards. Continuing education and testing are the only ways to ensure this competence. The appraiser you hire should.. read more →