188-71 West 2nd Ave 
Vancouver BC V5Y 0J7

Monday-Friday 9-5

Carey Scarrow
Phone:  (604) 722-0275

Welcome to Coast Auto Appraisals

Serving the Greater Vancouver area since 2003, President Carey Scarrow has over 25 years experience in all aspects of the automobile industry. We are hired and recognized by numerous Insurance Companies, Automotive Finance Companies, and Law firms throughout North America. We specialize in all Late model, Classic, Custom, Vintage, Motorcycles,and Specialty Automobiles.

Appraisal Services

  • Actual Cash Value Reports
  • Tax Issues or charitable donations
  • Bankruptcy/repossession
  • Divorce/estate settlements
  • Pre-purchase reports before you buy or sell or restore a vehicle
  • Accelerated Depreciation reports
  • Post collision repair inspections
  • Expert Witness testimony
  • Damage estimation reports
  • Collision damage repair monitoring
  • Lease end inspections
  • Hail-Disaster support/estimation
Damage Estimation

We provide automotive damage estimation, total loss reports including vehicle inspection reports to all insurance companies, warranty companies, independent adjusting firms, and collision repair centers. As a certified CAPDA appraiser/ journeyman automotive refinisher, with over twenty years of collision repair experience, we provide competent, accurate appraisals using modern estimation software.

Please send assignments via email to coastauto@shaw.ca, all assignments are attended to within 24 hours.
Accelerated Depreciation Reports

Also known as "Diminished Value". We provide comprehensive reports generated in accordance with Supreme Court Rules 11-2 & 11-6  when your vehicle has sustained damage. There are many factors in determining the amount of depreciation, and whether or not your vehicle is a suitable candidate. Contact me for consultation.

Using special technology such as an Elcometer gauge which measures paint coating thicknesses, to boroscope video monitors which access viewing of internal components of a vehicle to decipher if your vehicle has actually been returned to factory specifications, we have the expertise and tools to assist in your recovery of loss. Lawyer referrals are available.

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The appraisal process can take up to 10 days in certain cases, allowing a thorough accurate report which you will receive by courier or in person. Interested parties should allow 24-48 hours advance notice when booking the appraisal, in most cases the appraiser will view/photograph the vehicle at the owner’s location.

Please contact us for more information.