Our Process

1. Survey

We survey the property to determine scope of work and level of service.  If you have a very specific need for the appraisal report and an itemized list of exactly which objects shall be included in the final report document, then we can provide you with a proposal for tools and services.

2. Agreement

We will agree on work to be performed, timeline, and fees.




3. Inspection

We visit the physical property to inspect and document all necessary items.


4. Research & Valuation

A team of specialized appraisers research object identification, attribution, and price to determine the most appropriate marketplace and assign a justifiable value.

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5. Director Review & Approval

Our managing director will sign off on all specialist valuations, after attributions, valuations, and report documents have been reviewed.

6. Draft & Discuss

You will receive a draft appraisal report that we will review with you before completing the appraisal.

7. Set up digital portal

Install our online portal on your institution's website for both internal management and public viewing, with the ability to design a platform for each.

8. Finalize

The final version of the appraisal report is created online and in hard copy.  Two printed copies are included
with the service – additional report copies are available on request for an additional fee.


Why choose Bryson?

For 100% Compliance

  • Complete confidentiality for peace of mind.
    • Personal privacy is assured in accordance with the guidelines of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act or GLBA).
    • Security is protected through bank-level encryption – standard to our platform.
  • We meet Internal Revenue Service and Appraisal Foundation criteria in every report we prepare in connection
     with a tax return.
  • We are insured and bonded as part of our professional commitment to our clients.

For Professional Excellence

  • Bryson offers a patent pending method for identifying and valuing specialty properties.
  • Reviewed valuations are submitted in conjunction with a tax return.
  • We employ a broad network of industry-leading appraisers representing a breadth of subject matter expertise.
    • We require all of our appraisers to meet the highest qualifications, and provide our active appraisers with continuing education.
    • Our client-facing team is trained to emphasize compassion, empathy, confidentiality, and integrity.

For Price Transparency

  • No surprises: Predictable costs are quoted upfront – so you are not guessing how many billable hours will appear on your final invoice.
  • Our fees are competitive with the industry.
  • We are mindful of client expectations.

For Full Service

  • We offer a breadth of services ranging from custom catalogs to flat-fee brokerage.
  • Our service suite addresses specific client needs for tax, gift, and estate planning, financial risk management, and legacy cultivation.

For Empowerment Tools

  • Access your information online anytime, anywhere, in print, web, and mobile formats through STASH, our proprietary online productivity app available exclusively to our clients.
    • Store all information relating to the properties in a single organized inventory report.
    • Track inventoried properties by location, value, category, and more.
    • Assess the selections of your beneficiaries through an in-app scoring system that measures, in degrees, their preferences for specific objects. 
    • Easily apply your own methodology for beneficiary distribution and record beneficiary selections to more responsibly support your decisions.