Astute Appraisals, Inc. knows the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as quickly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Astute Appraisals, Inc.'s focus is to produce top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. Often, everyone involved will have different requirements of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process will, without a doubt, satisfy all parties involved. Because of our experience in working with the legal system and different agencies, we construct appraisal reports that always meet all expectations.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your explicit estate appraisal demands and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Generally, settling an estate requires an accurate appraisal report to establish fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We empathize that in times like this, acquiring an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, sometimes the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is needed. We are accustomed to the practices and requirements obligatory to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our company to confidentiality, guaranteeing the fullest degree of privacy for all parties involved.

People often forget that the IRS requires information filed to express the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the revenue authorities definitely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. This sort of report will definitely show the evidence that the numbers expressed within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional report from Astute Appraisals, Inc. gives the executor irrefutable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and MD state agency requirements. You need not worry over anything, because Astute Appraisals, Inc. will be there to support our reports if they are ever refuted.

One of the most important requirements in an appraisal report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in a comprehensive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.