Lauren Mang & Kate Molets
Residential | General
Presentation Description –
Gain knowledge, tools and resources for assisting clients in deaccessioning items. When does it make sense to sell, donate or keep? We will look at market trends that effect value and the resources for selling client’s items including art appraisers and auction houses. We’ll highlight some online options that clients or organizers can use to consign. Attendees will become well versed in discussing options with clients, and assisting them through the process of sorting through the contents of the home. They may even opt to add this to their list of services or act as the client’s advisor.
Session Objectives –
Participants will learn:
- From real-life case studies from both the organizer’s and appraiser’s point of view
- To identify current trends in the market and identify objects of value
- To distinguish between different valuations and apply appropriate values to objects
- When and how to donate items vs. consign/sell them
- What information is crucial to provide for consignment or appraisal
Lauren is passionate about people and was born to help others get organized! After a decade in the Fine Arts industry, living in New York, London, and Los Angeles, she relocated to the San Francisco and started Let Me Organize It, LLC in June 2014. As a compassionate, kind, and mindful organizer with a focus on holistic organization, Lauren helps clients create an environment in which they thrive. Lauren feels that organizing is her gift to the world and feels grateful to share it with as many people as possible.
Kate Molets, is a founding member of Pall Mall and is responsible for assisting major private clients with their collections of fine art and overseeing the firm’s appraisal division. Ms. Molets graduated from Ursinus College with a B.A. in English and Art History and received her Masters degree from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. She also holds a certificate for Appraisal of Fine and Decorative Arts from NYU. Kate is a senior appraiser at Pall Mall and specializing in Photography and American paintings and as such has spoken to many local and national groups as well as being a certified CE instructor for certified financial planners.