Phone: 804-358-0500     •         •    1827 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220


Appraise Sell president David Staples has twelve years experience appraising, evaluating and liquidating property of all kinds.
Specializing in the sale, auction and appraisal of personal property for both estates and businesses, he hashandled well in excess of fifty million dollars in personal property asset value.

He is an approved contractor and appraiser for many varied institutions including:

APpraise Sell ahs been recognized three times in the Rising 25 – the top 25 fastest growing private companies in central Virginia, as well as in the Inc. 500 – the fastest growing companies nationwide over a five year period.

His education includes courses at the

These courses include areas of art history and appreciation, furniture styles and construction methods, identification of fakes and forgeries, and other related topics.

Licensed and bonded in Virginia and other states; David is a Senior Accredited Appraiser for International Society of Appraisers (ISA), and a Certified Auctioneer (CAI) from the Auction Marketing Institute at Indiana University. Currently, he is an instructor in appraising for the Virginia Auctioneers Association (VAA) and a candidate for an instructor with the Auction Marketing Institute and the National Auctioneers Association. David is licensed and/or certified in multiple states and performs work on the scope of local, regional, national, and internationally, as required.

Personal and firm memberships include the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the Virginia Auctioneers Association (VAA), the Auction Marketing Institute (CAI) the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Retail and Carytown Merchants Associations, with family firm memberships in the Richmond and National Association of Realtors. Educational articles that he has authored have appeared in Virginia and national magazines.