Virtual Valuation Service

We can now offer you a free auction valuation from your own home via your smartphone or tablet, with no obligation to sell.   Or you can always access our online valuation service should you prefer. 

To assist in the continuation of the processing of estates, we can continue to  provide IHT valuations to solicitors either via our virtual service, by key collection enabling us to access empty properties or, should executors or others wish to be present in the property, we can carry our valuations as usual observing all guidelines around social distancing.  You can email us an enquiry or phone on 0131 553 7000.

To access our virtual valuation service simply book an appointment for us to call you on your smartphone or tablet either on Facetime, Whatsapp video call, Zoom or Messenger

Guide us round the items you wish to have valued using your smartphone or tablet.  Our valuers are always happy to share their enthusiasm and knowlege and will talk you through the item(s) you wish to discuss.  He may ask you to zoom in on a detail or signature or maybe to give some information about the family history of the item(s).  Should you be interested in consigning item(s) for sale, our valuer will talk you through the auction process.  For single or small consignments within the Edinburgh area, we can help with car collection, observing all social distancing guidelines.  For larger consignments, we can assist with arranging transportation, we only use approved carriers who will be respectful of all social distancing guidelines.  If you live further afield, our valuer will happily help with transportation options.  Receipts can either be given at the time of collection or emailed should you prefer.

Valuation Services

Ramsay Cornish offers a full valuation service for professional and private clients. We offer a complete Inheritance Tax (probate) valuation service for the administration of estates throughout the UK. Our service is individually tailored with a fast turnaround.  Ramsay Cornish can also arrange for full clearance of properties, delivery or storage of bequests, or delivery to sale. 

We are always delighted to either appraise goods either on our premises or in your home. Please contact our office for an appointment on Enable JavaScript to view protected content. or 0131 553 7000. We provide quick and efficient valuations for the following:

  • Inheritance Tax – (known in English law as Valuation for Probate)
  • Capital Gains Tax valuations for Fine Art & Antiques
  • Insurance
  • Family Division/Divorce
  • Goods to sale
  • Willing buyer/willing seller
  • Change of tenant in Hospitality Industry


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