knows the special needs of estate executors
Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.
Part of 's drive is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can rely on. We realize their needs and are familiar with working with all parties involved. Because of our experience in working with the legal system and other agencies, we furnish appraisals that definitely meet all expectations.
Contact us immediately to discuss your unique estate appraisal demands and how we can put our experience to work for you.
Settling an estate most often requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the property therein. We empathize that when you lose a loved one, acquiring an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there can be times that the date of an appraisal differs from the date of your loss. Our staff is accustomed to the practices and requirements needed to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethics provision stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.
All too often, people do not fully comprehend the need to have a full real estate appraisal produced in support of the numbers shown in general documents filed with revenue authorities.
One of the most essential requirements in a report is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in a detailed explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and correct.
Having a professional appraisal report from gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in exceeding IRS and state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.
An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.
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We can answer your questions about a Date of Death or Retrospective Appraisal.