Qualifications

Julie has been in the Personal Property/Estate industry for over 25 years.  She has been involved with thousands of families when dividing heirlooms, downsizing and settling estates.  From the simple to the complicated, Julie Hall has just about seen it all.  The personal gift she brings to her clients is the ability to understand, guide and resolve their problems utilizing the easiest possible plan.  She provides her clients with the knowledge they need to make sound decisions and promotes peace of mind.

Education: Rhode Island School of Design and American Society of Appraisers

  • Earned Arts & Antiques Program certificate
  • Completed courses include:
  • Personal Property Valuation(PP/GJ201)
  • Personal Property Valuation Methodology: Research and Analysis (PP/GJ202)
  • Appraisal Studies – Report Writing (PP/GJ203)
  • Appraisal Studies – Legal + Commercial Environment (PP/GJ204)
  • Appraising Antiques (PP310)
  • Oriental Rug Appraisals (PP/0152)
  • Native American Art Identification (PP/0151)
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)
  • Fine Art Appraisals ((3211)

Professional Memberships:

  • BBB – A+ Accredited Member
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • Association of Online Appraisers
  • Certified Appraisers Guild of America
  • American Society of Estate Liquidators – Owner/Director. The nation’s only recognized school and professional organization for estate liquidators who have proven their commitment to honor the high standards and Code of Ethics set forth by ASEL.

Work Experience:

Appraiser, Expert Estate Consultant/Advisor, Liquidator  

Twenty five years+ experience in appraising and liquidating a variety of estates, antiques, furniture, art and residential contents.  Currently working with attorneys, financial institutions and professionals, executors and private individuals.

Author, lecturer and advisor for over twenty five years utilizing public speaking and writing skills to educate senior citizens and their Boomer children in preparing for difficult decisions ahead.

Interviews / Feature Coverage

Julie has been resourced for more than a thousand speeches, feature articles and interviews on local, regional, and national print, radio and TV news.  She has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, NY Times, AARP, Consumer’s Digest, LA Times, Kiplinger’s, Bloomberg News, MSN Money, Smart Money Magazine and Woman Entrepreneur, The Boston Globe, etc.

Speaker: Ms. Hall speaks at National Conferences and has taught at universities.  She has also conducted continuing education courses for legal professionals through the Bar Association.

Rhode Island School of Design – Continuing Education Faculty:

“Valuation Services Beyond Your Appraisal Practice”

“Practical Marketing + Problem Solving”

Achievements

  • 2015  Author, What Am I Going To Do With All My Stuff?
  • 2012  Top 25 Women in Business, Business Journal, Charlotte
  • 2011  Author, How To Clean Out Your Parents’ Estate in 30 Days or Less
  • 2010  Author, How To Divide Your Family’s Estate & Heirlooms
  • 2010  Top 50, WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR, Business Leader Magazine
  • 2009  MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMAN, Top 50, Charlotte, NC
  • 2008  Author, The Boomer Burden, #1 on Amazon.com in several categories including Estates & Trusts, Aging, Family, etc.
  • 2008   Profiled Business/Owner in North Carolina’s Small Business Administration Annual Report
  • 2007  #3 Out of Top 100 Home-Based Businesses
  • – Entrepreneur Start Up Nations
  • 2007   NAWBO nominated “Woman Business Owner of the Year” award

Author

The Boomer Burden: Dealing with your parents lifetime accumulation of stuff

Cleaning Out Your Parents’ Estate – How To Empty The Family Home Without Losing Your Mind

How to Divide and Distribute Family Heirlooms and Estate Contents With Peace Of Mind

What Am I Going To Do With All My Stuff?

Hiring an Estate Liquidator That’s Right For You

 

Publications/Articles – Click Here To See A Sample

Blog – The Estate Lady Speaks

Online and printed publications by Julie Hall

  1. Polar Opposite Reactions by Boomer Children to Aging Parents, Their Care, Their Estates
  2. “Gifting” Prior to Death Brings Joy and Peace of Mind to Both Givers and Receivers
  3. Meet the Faces of Exploitation in Estate Settlement
  4. Leaving a Legacy of Love
  5. The Importance of Personal Property in Estate Planning and Estate Settlement
  6. Guiding Grieving Families in Dealing With a Lifetime of Possessions
  7. Enough Stuff Already! How to Help Your Elderly Parents (And Yourself) Pare Down
  8. Intangible Gifts Bring Joy This Holiday Season
  9. Divide the Pieces of Your Estate With Peace of Mind
  10. A Nickel, an Orange, and Newly-Soled Shoes
  11. When Reality Sets In – Dealing With the Stuff in Family Home After the Loss of Your Parents
  12. How Will People Remember You?
  13. A Spontaneous Invitation to a Senior Holiday Party Changed My Outlook on Life
  14. BEWARE – Selling and Downsizing Tips For Personal Property
  15. The Irony of Heirlooms
  16. Early Signs on the Road of Aging – 17 Signs For Boomers to Notice About Their Parents
  17. King Solomon’s Approach – Will it Work For Heirs When Dividing Estate Contents?
  18. Death Bed Thief
  19. Till Death Do Us Part
  20. How to Care For Yourself While Caring For Others
  21. Why You Should Never Keep Things in the Attic
  22. 10 Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents Before a Crisis
  23. Twelve Keys to Success For Every Entrepreneur
  24. Estate Etiquette – How to Handle Yourself During the Estate Settlement Process
  25. 5 Valuable Tips For Dealing With Personal Property in an Estate
  26. Give the Gift of Preserving Your Family History
  27. Plan Your Estate Now – Rest in Peace Later

 

And many, many more.