Equipment Appraisals

Construction & Farm Equipment Appraisals

Do you need a construction or farm equipment appraisal? Machinery Scope can do a desktop appraisal or an on-site appraisal. Our experienced team follows USPAC standards and we are confident we can provide a high-quality, accurate equipment appraisal service for you.

Who Should Get an Equipment Appraisal?

  • Farm owners and managers
  • Farm equipment dealers
  • Attorneys
  • Estate or retirement planners
  • Trust or estate administrators
  • Lenders
  • Insurance companies
  • Accountants
  • Tax planner

Why Perform Equipment Appraisals?

  • Farm equipment investment decisions
  • Estate, trust, and retirement planning
  • Farm (business) reorganization
    • Partnerships
    • Corporations
    • Equipment holding/leasing companies
  • Divorce settlements
  • Debt reorganization
  • Limit tax liability
  • Learn more about farm equipment appraisals

Machinery Scope Experience & Qualifications

  1. Our team has over 30 years of experience and has appraised over 25,000 pieces of farm equipment.
  2. We are accredited members of the American Society of Farm Equipment Appraisers.
  3. Real-world experience plus continuing education with the ASAA “Principals of Valuation” and the ASAA “Advanced Principles of Valuation” courses.
  4. Our appraisals follow the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
  5. We are deeply involved in the construction and ag equipment industries, so we understand the challenges and nuances of the equipment and the complexity of the marketplace.
  6. We track and analyze market conditions on an ongoing basis.

Types of Appraisal Solutions

Desktop Equipment Appraisals

Machinery Scope can do an appraisal based on industry standards and trends in the equipment marketplace without ever being onsite with the equipment. Desktop equipment appraisals are a quick, easy, and cost-effective way to get a value on your equipment. Use these values for decision-making throughout the year or as an assessment tool of the net worth of your operation from year to year. We suggest an appraisal of your core equipment on an annual basis. Desktop appraisals are only:
  • $40 per unit
  • $30 per unit for 10+ units
  • $25 per unit on 25+ units
To begin, simply download our desktop appraisal workbook, add the equipment information, upload it to the secure document upload form to the right, and email it to One of us will get started on this and will be in contact with you within 1 business day. For questions, please give us a call at 877-694-1138.

On-Site Equipment Appraisals

Our appraiser will travel to the equipment site to perform an assessment for an accurate determination of equipment value. Since no two pieces of used equipment are exactly the same, the onsite appraisal is a more detailed and accurate way to determine equipment values! We provide a professionally prepared and bound report that includes an explanation of the type of valuation approach utilized, the intended use of the appraisal, equipment descriptions, appraised value of each piece of equipment, comparable farm equipment used for valuation, and colored photos of the equipment. View a sample on-site equipment appraisal report.
We want to be of service to you. We are confident we will provide a high-quality, accurate appraisal service to meet yours and your customers’ needs.
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Machinery Scope Testimonials

Machinery Scope has become a major resource for me on how I buy, sell, and manage my farm equipment. They have integrity in everything they do, their word is good, and what they tell you is how it is and they will make sure it will happen that way. Their vast knowledge of machinery has helped me make better decisions and improve the return on investment of my farm equipment.


Minnesota Farmer

Machinery Scope wants to help farmers and the ag industry alike by offering common sense solutions to help minimize the risk associated with ag equipment investments


South Dakota Dealer

Machinery Scope has been a great resource for us and the farmers that we work with. They are detailed, timely, and know their way around farm equipment quite well.


North Dakota Industry Professional

Contact Machinery Scope Today

Machinery Scope was founded in 2013 with the goal of improving the way people bought, sold, and managed their farm and construction equipment. We accomplish this by offering equipment appraisals, inspections, and extended warranty plans. In 2018, Machinery Scope introduced Finance Scope, providing innovative finance and lease solutions for the agriculture and construction equipment industries.

Join our thousands of happy customers by contacting us today – our amazing team is ready to help!