Elstob Auctioneers offers professional written valuations for probate (IHT), insurance, willing buyer/willing seller, matrimonial and family division. Our valuation reports are clear, accurate, and compliant with current legislation and best practice. They are prepared uniquely for each client; thoroughly researched using academic and market data; bound, illustrated where required, and available in digital format if requested.

This is a nationwide service for which our fees are highly competitive and may be reduced or waived, subject to consignment. For initial free advice, please get in touch with David Elstob

Probate Valuations

Elstob Auctioneers offers a prompt and confidential service on all aspects of estates and collections, including probate, CGT and other tax planning, power of attorney matters and family division.

Our services include:

  • Valuation of all chattels;
  • Probate valuations compliant with Section 160 of the 1984 Inheritance Act and formatted to mirror the current IHT 407 forms for ease of reference;
  • Market valuations for Capital Gains, Tax planning and family division;
  • Immediate removal and safe storage of valuable items;
  • Advice on the dispersal of bequests;
  • Complete house clearance service. 

Insurance Valuations

Having professional insurance valuations of your belongings will save time and money in the unfortunate event of making a claim.

These can be tailored to cover single items or extensive collections and are suitable for householders, museums, institutions and business organisations.

Our specialists will prepare reports that satisfy policyholders and insurance companies when insuring against theft, loss and damage for a competitive and inclusive fee.

Our services include:

  • An initial assessment to agree on the appropriate valuation format;
  • Thoroughly researched and illustrated valuation documents for single items or entire house contents and collections;
  • Valuations that comply with the requirements of all major insurers.​ 

Dedicated Services for Law Professionals

Elstob Auctioneers has considerable expertise in providing bespoke professional services to law firms and their clients across the UK. We offer a personal and dedicated approach and guarantee the highest levels of courtesy, impartiality and confidentiality.

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Online Valuations

Simply complete a few details, including photos of your item, and one of our specialists will be in touch.

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