& Personal Property Appraiser

"Value in Doubt? Find Out!"


Phone: (626) 292-2224


Novotny Appraisal Services in Los Angeles

William M. Novotny, ISA AM, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor


Professional Affiliations and Certifications


International Society of Appraisers (ISA), Accredited Member, 1996; requalified, 2001, 2006, 2011
Appraisers National Association (ANA), Accredited since 1993
National AQB Certified Instructor: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 

Publications


Authored online personal property USPAP Update Course (www.appraisalcourseassociates.com/) 2008/2009, 2010/2011, 2012/2013
Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies, 2008: (see: http://www.isafoundation.org/journal.html)
Equivalent Sampling: The Valuation of Loss Claims with Limited Property Descriptions (2008)
USPAP and the Personal Property Appraiser, coauthor (2008)
When Does USPAP Require a Competency Disclosure? (2011)
The Market Shift Factor in Valuation Disputes: A Basis for a Statistical Solution (2014)
Large Loss Claims – The Market Shift Factor: Justifications for a Statistical Solution (2014)

Education & Advanced Training


University Undergraduate and Graduate Work: 1971-1979, UCR, CSULA and USC
Certified Graduate of College of Appraisers, 1993, 10 courses (20 days)
ISA Core Courses 101, 102, & 103, nine days, 1996  
Fine Arts & Antiques Restoration & Conservation, 1996, one day 
New Math of Art and Architecture Appraisal, 1996, one day    
ISA Specialty Course 201: Antiques & Residential Contents, 1997, six days
Harnessing the Power of Insurance Appraisals, 1997 one day
Estate Settlement -What They Forgot to Teach You, 1998 one day
IRS Rules & Regulations: Appraisal Report Writing Seminar and Workshop, 1999, two days
Antiques: Looking Beyond Value: How to Analyze Originality of Furniture, 2001, one day
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice: An Instructor's Application, 2002, 2004, two days
Insurance, Appraisers and the Law: Fine and Decorative Arts, UCI, 2002, two days
Personal Property Evaluation – Legal and Commercial Environment, ASA/UCI, 2003, three days
Art Glass for the Generalist Appraiser, 2003, one day
19th Century American Country Furniture & Decorative Arts, 2004, one day
AQB-USPAP Instructor Re-Certification, 2005/2007/2009/2011/2013, one day – current to 2016
IRS Symposium: Practicing Before the IRS – A Guide for Personal Property Appraisers, 2008, one day
Collectors Conference: 2001, 2005/6, one day
Sharpening Your Appraisal Tools, 2010, ASA, half day

Related Experience


1979-2000: owned Novotny's Antiques
1993-2000: exhibited at antique shows and Los Angeles area antique malls
1993-2012: personal property appraisals and estate sales; 1990 to 1996: furniture restoration services

Teaching Experience, Lectures, and Community Support Appearances    

        
“Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice” (15 Hour and 7 Hour Update) 1997-2012
“Appraisal Report Writing” 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002; “Appraisal Theory” 2002, “Appraisal Methods” 2002
“Appraising Personal Property: Theory, Methodology and Report Writing - A Fully Integrated USPAP Approach” 2011, Three days 
Collectors Conference Lectures: “Appraiser’s Role” 2001, “Expert Witness” 2005, 2006
KABC - TV's evening news Consumer Spot with Rick Romero, 1999
“Please, Please,… Don’t Throw That Out” Pasadena Museum of History, expert panel, 2009/2010/2011

General Personal Property Appraiser Professional Profile (CV)​