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

The responsibility of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. 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 empathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of Astute Appraisals, Inc.'s company goal is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. In relation to our familiarity in working with the courts and other agencies, we assemble appraisals that definitely transcend all expectations.

Contact us immediately to discuss your individual estate appraisal demands and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly depends on an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the property in question. We empathize that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there can be times that the effective date of an appraisal report differs from the time of death. Our staff is familiar with the procedures and requirements necessary to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our appraisers to confidentiality, providing the highest degree of discretion for you.

The importance of owning an appraisal report when dealing with the IRS to prove income when filing documents is often unknown by most people.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and MD state agencies absolutely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Having a professional appraisal from Astute Appraisals, Inc. gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and MD state agency 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 displayed in documents provided to the the IRS and MD state agencies definitely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions.