About Parting with Possessions

Parting with Possessions(PWP) a leading independent personal property appraisal firm sets the bar for Appraising in the 21st century. We provide expert appraisals for fine art, antiques and decorative arts as well as residential and business contents. PWP also provides excellent advice for clients who feel it is time to divest themselves of the “stuff” in their lives. Your appraisal needs are in good hands with PWP appraisers, who diligently apply a high level of appraisal standards and professional ethics practices established by the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) and of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). PWP attracts clients from a variety of sectors throughout the Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC area. We also serve clients on a national basis.


Parting with Possessions offers arm’s-length objectivity in both valuation and advisory capacities. Unencumbered by active or unstated interests in the marketplace, Parting with Possessions provides independent appraisal reports, fully researched market analysis, and insightful advice you can count on .without pressure to sell or consign your property.


Our Appraisal and Consulting Services
• Appraisal review
• Bankruptcy
• Damage claims and Inspections
• Collateral loans
• Divorce
• Donation
• Establishment of Trust
• Equitable Distribution
• Estate Planning
• Expert witness
• Insurance
• Litigation Support
• Partnership Dissolution
• Pre-Move Inspections
• Pre-Downsize Valuations
• Probate Reporting
• Verbal Estimations of Value
Our client base
Parting with Possession’s client base includes:
• Private individuals and collectors
• Insurance companies and adjusters
• Government departments and agencies
• Professional service firms (legal and accounting).
• Businesses
• Charitable Organizations
• Estate Representatives
• Financial institutions
• Religious institutions
• Universities and University Foundations
• Health care organizations and hospital foundations.
• Senior Community Service Organizations


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