Appraiser’s Diary

The Appraiser’s Diary: Christmas Message

The Appraiser’s Diary: Christmas Message

By Rachel Hoffman    Now daylight is short, and the nighttime is long, but with the winter solstice in December comes the lengthening of daylight. People have celebrated this natural event since the dawn of civilization. The sun is the source of energy and life. We delight in the dispelling of cold and darkness.    We associate the sun with joy and […]

by · December 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
The Appraiser’s Diary: Explore Colorado This November

The Appraiser’s Diary: Explore Colorado This November

By Rachel Hoffman    We all want to have fun. It’s a well-known fact, but it’s an unexplained instinct. What is fun? And how do we have it? Our personality, values, and age influence what we consider and do for fun. Some people always stay within their comfort zone thereby maintaining a certain dignity. Others are risk-takers and will try new […]

by · November 10, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Appraiser’s Diary: Mentorship

Appraiser’s Diary: Mentorship

By Rachel Hoffman    Last month, my column was missing. I wasn’t sure anyone would notice – but Dewey Smith called me to see what was going on. Dewey is a local Senior Personal Property Appraiser and a local legend for his work. He has mentored me in my appraisal practice, and sent some good assignments my way that have helped […]

by · October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Denver’s Antique Row Summer Block Party

Denver’s Antique Row Summer Block Party

By Rachel Hoffman    One of my favorite events of the summer is the annual Antique Row Block Party. this year the event is slated for Saturday, August 11th from 10AM-5PM. It is a chance to get out and explore some of Denver’s unique shopping and dining opportunities. It really is a wonderful family event for summer.    My mothership is turn of the Century Antiques which is located on 1475 […]

by · August 9, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
The Appraiser’s Diary: American Eagle Emblem of Our Republic

The Appraiser’s Diary: American Eagle Emblem of Our Republic

By Rachel Hoffman    The American eagle is the emblem of our republic and one of the most beloved collectibles to be found in every state. The collecting of American eagles promotes an interest in the history of the United States and unites us as a people.    In 1782 the United States Congress chose the bald eagle as the national emblem. […]

by · July 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary