Estate Sales

At a Georgia Jobes’ estate sale, you will notice that the client’s possessions are well displayed and highlighted in a way to bring in the highest revenue for clients.

The team members working at a Georgia Jobes’ estate sale are second to none, with a variety of backgrounds and expertise. Georiga Jobes Appraisals and Estate Sales is a well-established, professional company with the highest level of integrity that can assist you with your tangible asset management.






2015-08-25 Appraisal sectionGeorgia Jobes Appraisals performs written appraisal reports of personal household property, antiques and collectibles. As an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA-AM) Georgia Jobes adheres to ISA Code of Ethics and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) which is “authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appriaser Qualifications”. An appraiser is expected to perform valuation services competently and in a manner that is independent, impartial and objective. Please note that IRS regulations requires that an appraiser must have completed USPAP.


Quotes for appraisals will be given at the time of inspection and are based on an hourly rate, the amount of time involved in the inspection, research, and inventory. In accordance with professional ethics and IRS regulations, the fees are based upon time and materials expended and never on the value of the items appraised. Additional research, court testimony, outside consultants or travel may result in additional fees.


Due to changing market trends most insurers recommend having personal property appraised, such as antiques and collectibles, every two to three years. Collectibles, antiques, classic automobiles, family heirlooms, art, gold and silver and examples of such items. After completing an inspection and inventory of the items, research is conducted using comparables, current market trends, and other factors to determine their value. A complete inventory and description of the items is included in an appraisal report.




  • Insurance coverage, damage/loss claims
  • Estate planning, probate, trust, settlement
  • Dissolution, equitable division, distribution
  • Charitable donation, gift tax
  • Market value for resale or purchase
  • Collections management and inventory



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Contact Georgia Jobes to schedule an appraisal consultation appointment:


Phone: (210) 394-3654 |


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