has been involved in some phase of the Auction, Antiques and Collectibles
business for more than 35 years. He is a frequent lecturer and
spoken before groups too numerous to list. He has authored more
than 20 books and eBooks in his areas of specialty, has written
articles and columns for most major national trade papers, has
appeared on various radio and television programs, is frequently
consulted by antique columnists from throughout the country, and
serves as a contributing advisor within his specialty areas to
all major Antiques & Collectibles Price Guides.
Michael Ivankovich is a Home Downsizing Specialist and Author
based in Doylestown (Bucks County) PA. His primary role is to
guide clients through the entire Home Downsizing process, helping
them understand the value of their personal property assets, helping
them determine whether they have any valuable hidden treasures,
and helping them dispose of their excess belongings for the greatest
amount of cash, with the least amount of work, in the shortest
amount of time. His book, Home Downsizing in Four Easy Steps,
can be found on Amazon.com.
He is a GPPA (Graduate Personal Property Appraiser),
MPPA (Master Personal Property Appraiser), and an
Appraisal Institute USPAP-certified Appraiser specializing
in written Appraisals for Probate & Estate Tax, Insurance,
Inheritance, Divorce, Insurance, Non-Cash Charitable Donation,
Life Planning, or other personal, business, or legal purposes.
Mr. Ivankovich is also a licensed Auctioneer, is an active member
of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association, and has been
named Pennsylvania's "Auctioneer of the Year"
by fellow Auctioneers. He has served as the President of the Lehigh
Valley Society of Auctioneers, and as President of the Bucks
County Antiques Dealers Association as well.