Yearly Archives: 2017

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Preparing for an Equipment Appraisal

By | 2018-01-02T21:53:02-05:00 December 22nd, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Preparing for an Equipment Appraisal If you have not had your business’s equipment appraised before, you may be wondering what steps you should take as the business owner to prepare. For many southeast Michigan business owners, this can be a big task, and for others, it can be a very simple task. It’s important that [...]

How an Equipment Appraisal Can Help with Long Term Business Planning

By | 2017-11-27T17:18:57-05:00 November 27th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

How an Equipment Appraisal Can Help with Long Term Business Planning As a Michigan business owner, you probably aren’t just looking at your business today, but also looking at how your business might look in the future. You might be looking for that next new contract, wanting a better understanding of the equity that equipment [...]

A Certified Equipment Appraisal for Business Purchase

By | 2018-01-02T22:03:36-05:00 November 16th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

A Certified Equipment Appraisal for Business Purchase We’ve talked a lot about how equipment appraisals help a business owner that is selling their business. But we haven’t discussed the benefits that requesting certified equipment appraisals can have for the buyer of a business. If you are a Michigan business owner, or are hoping to become [...]

Determining Normal Useful Life

By | 2017-11-13T15:51:48-05:00 October 30th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Determining Normal Useful Life A skilled and experienced machinery or equipment appraiser is a great person to have on your list of contractors that help your business. Whether you are buying, selling, leasing equipment or need to have an accurate valuation of your business, a professional equipment appraiser can help you determine the most accurate [...]

Equipment Appraisals in Bankruptcy

By | 2017-11-13T15:48:42-05:00 October 15th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Equipment Appraisals in Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is an incredibly stressful process. You lose control of your assets, you can only keep a small portion of what you once owned and you are left feeling like the world is against you. If you don’t provide the courts the right documentation or if the information doesn’t meet the [...]

MDOT Prequalification: Why You May Need a Certified Equipment Appraisal

By | 2017-09-27T14:19:45-04:00 September 27th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

MDOT Prequalification: Why You May Need a Certified Equipment Appraisal If you are a Michigan construction contractor, and you want to do work for the Michigan Department of Transportation, you know that being a prequalified contractor is a requirement before bidding on a project. Prequalification requires a substantial amount of effort and documentation, so it [...]

Why Your Bank Wants a Certified Equipment Appraisal

By | 2017-09-27T14:30:26-04:00 September 19th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Why Your Bank Wants a Certified Equipment Appraisal If you are running a small business in Metro Detroit and your bank asks you for a certified equipment appraisal, you may be wondering why. Even if you aren’t getting a new loan, but have existing loans for your business, your bank may periodically request a certified [...]

What to Look for When Hiring a Michigan Equipment Appraiser

By | 2017-08-29T20:39:52-04:00 August 29th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

What to Look for When Hiring a Michigan Equipment Appraiser Your Michigan business depends on having the best information when it comes to preparing taxes, getting a loan or buying or selling equipment. Having bad information after having relied on your friend, local equipment dealer, or auction house can cost you a loan, create errors [...]

Getting the Most from Your Certified Equipment Appraisal

By | 2017-08-29T20:47:42-04:00 August 17th, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Getting the Most from Your Certified Equipment Appraisal As a Michigan business owner, you rely on all sorts of information to make your business successful. This may include working with a CPA to help with your taxes, an attorney to help you navigate through the legal parts of owning a business, and a variety of [...]

Factors That Can Affect Your Michigan Equipment Appraisal

By | 2017-07-31T13:22:15-04:00 July 31st, 2017|Certified Equipment Appraisal|

Factors That Can Affect Your Michigan Equipment Appraisal We know that as a business owner, if you are looking for an equipment appraisal, you want to get the best value possible. Your equipment, whether we are talking about heavy machinery, farm equipment, manufacturing equipment or even restaurant equipment and supplies, is an important part of [...]

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