28 12, 2020

Should A Private Pilot Own A Plane? (The Answer: It Depends)

By |2023-01-18T13:57:41-06:00December 28th, 2020|Appraisals|

For private pilots, owning a plane is often viewed as something of a status symbol. It allows for quick, easy access to traveling like no other means of transportation; but, does it have to come with a high price? Is owning your own plane worth the cost? As with many things in life, that depends. Today we're here to help you answer that very question with a helpful collection of points that should guide your decision. Do [...]

28 12, 2020

Key Benefits of Owning a Light-Sport (LSA) Aircraft

By |2023-01-18T13:51:41-06:00December 28th, 2020|Appraisals|

There are over 14,000 private airports in the United States. That is almost triple the number of public airports that come in at around 5,000. Owning a private plane allows you access to the vast majority of landing-strips nationwide. Whether you are an experienced pilot or have recently earned your wings, a light-sport aircraft offers many advantages that other planes lack. If you are considering purchasing a plane, don't overlook the light-sport aircraft category. This guide will [...]

21 12, 2020

How To Determine The Value of an Aircraft?

By |2023-01-18T13:45:31-06:00December 21st, 2020|Appraisals|

Whether you're buying or selling a plane, one of the most important aspects to know is the airplane's value. You won't truly know what a plane is worth and could end up with a major loss. As a buyer or a seller, you must be looking out for your best interests as a broker will not. That is why you need to hire an aircraft appraiser who has no bias, no ownership, and no financial gain from [...]

21 12, 2020

How To Get a VREF Online Subscription!

By |2023-01-22T14:30:37-06:00December 21st, 2020|Appraisals|

The pre-owned aircraft market has seen the number of first-time buyers double in the second half of 2020. Whether you're buying your first aircraft or you have years of experience in the market, you need accurate information to help you make the best purchasing decisions. VREF has been providing aircraft valuations and appraisals since 1994. VREF is the official valuation guide and appraisal company for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). You can get your VREF [...]

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