After seven generations of operation, Freeman’s stands apart from competitors in Trust & Estate services. Since 1805, Freeman’s has collaborated with executors, trustees and heirs to ensure an accurate, bespoke experience. Over two centuries of hands-on work has provided Freeman’s with its own network of renowned appraisers and department specialists. We invite you to explore our services.
Problem Solvers for the Professional Community
Freeman’s places importance on client service and has worked with a breadth of professionals including law firms, bank trust officers and financial advisors to settle estates efficiently and successfully. Freeman’s positions itself as a problem solver and offers services from appraisals and auction administration, ensuring a home is closing-ready.
Reliable and Trustworthy
Over the last two centuries, Freeman’s has garnered a reputation for excellence and professionalism. Freeman’s appraisers are passionate and uniquely qualified; they possess a comprehensive understanding of the marketplace in addition to maintaining a biannually- updated Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) qualification.
With the history of the last 212 years, there isn’t much Freeman’s hasn’t seen or serviced. This experience has resulted in a fleet of department specialists bolstering global recognition and respect. Specialist departments include:
-American Furniture, Decorative Arts & Folk Art
-American Paintings & Sculpture
-Silver & Objets de Vertu
-Books, Maps & Manuscripts
-British & European Furniture & Decorative Arts
-Modern & Contemporary Art
-Old Master Drawings, Prints, Paintings & Sculpture
-Midcentury Modern / 20th Century Design
-Russian Works of Art
Freeman’s takes on a result-driven methodology and offers competitive rates, accurate reports and timely settlements. Its marketing department is poised to execute targeted, thoughtful exposure to maximize auction outcomes. In addition, Freeman’s maintains a global reach by working in tandem with its UK counterpart, Lyon & Turnbull (LINK) and offers up-to-date technology with real-time online bidding.
Trust & Estates | Appraisals News Bulletin
News happens quickly when art markets change and new policies are enacted. In the aftermath of change, buying, collecting, appraising and planning for art and collectibles are impacted. Freeman’s monthly News Bulletin showcases timely articles written by a variety of industry experts, providing guidance to professionals and their clientele. The News Bulletin keeps readers up-to-date regarding estate planning—from art and collectible market trends and selling, to fiduciary responsibility and personal property appraisal issues and updates.