FAILING TO INTERVIEW MANAGEMENT AND VISITING THE BUSINESS'S OPERATIONS. Interviewing management and touring a company's business location provides crucial insight into the key factors affecting the company's operations, such as, capacity constraints, competency of management and employees and current business activity.
The quaint coin store of yesteryear has evolved into the multimillion-dollar rare coin investment firm. Many coins are no longer bought by the consumer; they are sold by the coin firm to the consumer.
In closing we would just like to comment on a question that we get every single day - "what is my rug worth"? The truth of the matter is that is a loaded question and a slippery slope. We have already established that antique oriental rugs vary in price / caliber.
Gold has begun to glitter again, and gold bugs are exhorting us to climb aboard and strap ourselves in for a rocket ride to the Moon.
Some rug dealers might ask more for rugs and some might ask less but if you know what you are looking for and have done your due diligence you should feel confident in your choice.
Regression analysis is a statistical technique to measure the mathematical relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In the context of the Market Approach in business valuation, the dependent variable is usually some variation of Fair Market Value (FMV), i.e., market capitalization in the Guideline Public Company method, selling price (IBA), or MVIC (Market Value of Invested Capital, Pratt's Stats).
Appraisal disciplines have a confusing array of credentials. This occurs because:
1 - Budgets: For most people, the rug will be one of the most expensive items in the room (if not the most expensive item). In all actually the rug will set the decorating tone for the room so you should strive to get something you love.
Trees and landscapes have been valued since humans were given gardens for food and enjoyment. Once people determined how to harvest seeds, how to plant gardens and landscapes, and how to relocate trees and plants, then decisions about what to use and what not to use began to set values for plants. It is this author's opinion that these practices logically date back to the beginning of history.
To the Buyer: the appraisal is an impartial professional opinion as to the value of the particular aircraft they are planning to purchase. Further, the appraisal can assist in expediting the sale of the aircraft because the buyer and seller know the fair market value and relative condition of the aircraft through the independent appraisal.