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Estate Settlement Appraisals in MA by Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services

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 promptly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

Lawyers and accountants count on our conduct when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a cost being placed on real property. Often, all parties will have different suggestions of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. Due to our familiarity in working with the courts and various agencies, we write reports that always transcend all expectations.

Contact us promptly to discuss your precise estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate requires an extensive appraisal report to show fair market value for the property to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, it is possible that the time of death differs from the date the appraisal is needed. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services assures that our staff are comfortable with the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical obligations stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, assuring the fullest degree of privacy for all parties involved.

All too often, people do not fully realize the importance in having a detailed appraisal produced in support of the numbers displayed in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value displayed in documents filed with the the IRS and MA state agencies definitely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Having a professional appraisal from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and MA state agency requirements. There's no need to have anything but peace of mind when getting a report from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services, because we will stand by it no matter what.

Opinions of value used in documents filed with the revenue authorities absolutely should be backed by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.