Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Astute Appraisals, Inc.

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as quickly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

Attorneys and accountants count on our ethics when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a cost being placed on real property. We comprehend their needs and are used to helping with all parties involved. We write appraisal reports that outdo the necessities of the courts and various agencies.

Contact us today to discuss your personal estate appraisal needs and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly demands an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential property in question. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Of course, you have to comfort your family first. Our company is familiar with the procedures and requirements needed to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical obligations stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms us to confidentiality, certifying the highest degree of discretion for you.

The requirement of ordering a real estate appraisal when working with government agencies to explain income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be ecstatic by an appraisal by Astute Appraisals, Inc. which will give him undeniable facts and numbers to work with any legal agency's requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever refuted.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and MD state agencies absolutely should be supported by a detailed report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions.