Chris Nugent

Collateral Gap Analysis

Collateral Gap Analysis – Your Swiss Army Knife for Underwriting Decisions

Bank commercial lenders, asset-based lenders, SBA lenders, bankruptcy administrators, and buyers and sellers of businesses need reliable analysis of collateral values for pledged and other assets in the business to make sound underwriting decisions. Premises of Value – what kind of value number do I need? In the world of business equipment valuation, the premise […]

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Valuing Solar Energy Projects

Best Practices in Valuing Solar Energy Projects

According to appraisal standards, when valuing equipment like solar facilities, appraisers should consider three valuation approaches: the market approach, cost approach, and income approach. Then they can determine their final opinion of value. Because solar power facilities involve building costs, electrical work, management services, and more, the income approach is usually best. It values the

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Appraisal Methodology: Market Approach, Income Approach, Cost Approach

Overview Compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, industry best practices, and common sense dictate that any machinery and equipment appraisal should consider the three fundamental approaches to value: the market approach, the income approach, and the cost approach. These valuation methodologies are explained here. Market Approach The Market, or Sales Comparison, approach

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How to Hire an Equipment Appraiser

Overview Outside appraisals are often required by credit committees of banks and financial institutions. This is necessary to mitigate and protect the lender’s financial risk in the transaction – lending, secured financing, and collateralization. To ensure the most productive result in this effort, it is important to hire smart, manage effectively, and monitor the process.

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Asset Remarketing – How to Maximize Recoveries

Overview Remarketing of assets is required to maximize recoveries, limit losses, and achieve the highest return on equipment investments. To maximize returns, it is important to understand and employ a variety of remarketing strategies depending on the equipment type and internal resources available. Smart Remarketing The best strategy for selling assets to maximize recoveries depends

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How to Interpret Market Sales Data for Asset Valuation

This article describes how to read and interpret and use market sales comparison data, to effectively translate actual market data into asset valuation for collateral, lending, leasing, or for any other purpose. It’s easy to find things for sale on the internet. If you go to ebay.com you can find iPhone, vintage toasters, 1972 Pintos,

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Hospital Appraisals

Hospital Appraisals – How to Value the Hospital Assets

This article describes a general approach to valuation of hospital assets. Values depend on age, condition, specific OEM model numbers, and a host of other factors. This article describes a general approach to valuation, and discusses some asset values, but the specific equipment and model numbers must be individually researched and analyzed. Types of Healthcare

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Equipment Appraisers

ASA Certification for an Appraisal – Why Does it Matter?

Why a Certified Appraisal Matters There are several certifying and regulating entities governing machinery and equipment appraisers, in the U.S. and internationally. We will focus mostly on the U.S. market, but here we define and describe all of these organizations. When conducting or commissioning an appraisal, you want the appraisal to be credible, acceptable to

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