TOP HAT JOHN, LLC is a full service appraisal business that can address all your classic, specialty, and vintage car needs. He will provide accurate vehicle appraisals based on their current fair market value, giving you the absolute confidence necessary to make well-informed decisions regarding any automobile. Please note that he does NOT do collision repair estimates.
BENEFITS OF AN APPRAISAL:
- Insurance Coverage Documentation
- Property Settlement and Divorce Asset Documentation
- Investment Portfolio Asset Documentation
- Pre-Purchase or Sale Documentation
WHAT IS FAIR MARKET VALUE?
Fair Market Value is defined as "the price a willing and knowledgeable buyer would pay a willing and knowledgeable seller, neither party being under duress and both having a reasonable knowledge of relevant facts.”
WHEN IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO APPRAISE A VEHICLE?
- Before buying or selling
- When shopping for insurance rates
- When securing collateral for a loan
- Before, during, and after restoring a vehicle
- When assessing the value of property for an estate
- Just about any time you want to know the true market value of a vehicle
Rates for vehicle appraisal services are very reasonable and competitive. If you own a classic, vintage, or specialty car, you can't afford NOT to have it appraised. Top Hat John is a classic car enthusiast and understands the concerns and issues that you have. He has many years of experience in appraising, buying, selling, restoring, and judging rare specialty, vintage, classic, and antique automobiles. He’s been there and done that!
Top Hat John’s general and daily service area is the Greater Metropolitan Detroit Region. Arrangements can be made to appraise your vehicle even if you do not reside in the immediate service area. Please call Top Hat John at 586-465-1933 for details. All information, records and photos gathered about your vehicle remains completely confidential – he does not sell or share his customer database with anyone! Please note that he does NOT do online appraisals. Client references are available upon request.includes what they do, how long they’ve been at it, and what got them to where they are.