Estate Settlement Appraisals in CA by The Appraisal Firm

Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as promptly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of The Appraisal Firm's company goal is to provide top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can depend on. We understand their needs and are accustomed to helping with all parties involved. In our company, we are used to interacting with legal agencies in composing reports that meet their requirements.

Contact us immediately to discuss your explicit estate appraisal demands and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Settling an estate usually demands an appraisal to acquire fair market value for the house involved. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Of course, you need to take care of your family first. 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 your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) attunes our appraisers to confidentiality, providing the strongest degree of privacy for you and your family.

Often, people do not fully appreciate the need to have a full appraisal report supplied in support of the numbers shown in general documents filed with the IRS and CA state agencies.

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. A report of this caliber will certainly substantiate the evidence that the numbers displayed within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional appraisal report from The Appraisal Firm gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and CA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the appraisal if it is ever refuted.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the revenue authorities definitely should be backed by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.