Thank you for both a very satisfying financial, courteous, and professional experience.

Dear Lisa and Lorie– Joanne and I wanted to thank you for doing a fantastic job with our recent Estate Sale.  Not only was it financially rewarding, but the manner in which you prepared for the event with days of hard work which I witnessed myself was truly amazing.  The final arrangements of tables, shelves,.. read more →

Why Choose an ISA Appraiser?

Make an Educated Choice! Whenever there’s a question about the value of your personal property, there’s also a risk involved. It may be the risk of selling too low, or of paying too much; the risk of being under or over insured; the risk of not getting your fair share in a division of the.. read more →

Value Visit was so helpful!

Thank you both for coming by. We appreciate the information to help us move forward with the items we have and no longer need. – Jo Ellen S. read more →

Brown Furniture the treasures of yesterday.

Daily we receive calls from people in need of selling their families antiques. Ah…. ANTIQUES… they are not the treasured possessions of yesterday. Our industry now refers to these as “Brown Furniture”. Of course there are those rare spectacular pieces that stand alone in quality, provenance and maker, but for now I am talking about.. read more →

Auction Coordination of Chinese Cizhou Pottery Pillow Brings Fantastic Result

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] We at L&L wear many hats, Estate Liquidation, Personal Property Appraisals and Auction Coordination. We love to provide individualized service for our clients. One of our favorite services is Auction Coordination. When we find that an item has a particularly high value we will “shop it around” to auction houses.. read more →

Efficiency from start to finish

Efficiency is to be expected when contracting with a company, and nowadays we’re pleasantly surprised when this occurs.  But when efficiency happens from start to finish along with sensitivity and the art of listening to the client occurs, it’s an exceptional experience.  That’s what the L&L adventure was for me as I tried this new.. read more →

Do Antiques appreciate in value?

I wanted to share this fabulous article I received yesterday.  It was written by one of our ISA teachers and friend Leon Castner. Leon is a brilliant appraiser. He worked as an auctioneer at one point in his career and is extremely well versed in today’s resale personal property market. Lorie and I receive calls daily from.. read more →

“I feel fortunate to find competent, professional people like you.”

Many thanks for your prompt evaluation and write-up.  As you may have guessed, I wasn’t sure how to put a financial value on the items you appraised, so the expertise of L&L was welcome. I feel fortunate to find competent, professional people like you (Lisa) and Lorie while working on the estate of my mother… read more →

Easy to Work With

You were both easy to work with.  It is such a stressful and emotional time when someone you love passes away so it was very helpful to have someone to guide us in this difficult task . Thanks again !  You were both great !  Sincerely ,  Beth    read more →

Asian Art & More!!

Happy New Year!   Starting off the year with a sale in a beautiful home filled with Asian artwork and so much more.  Owner traveled the world and collected wonderful treasures.   Sale will be January 27th – 28th 9am – 4pm Address to be announced day before sale.  Highlights of the sale include: Asian.. read more →