Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services

The job of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services's company goal is to supply top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. There are specific needs for everyone; we cater to these needs and are familiar to working with all parties involved. In relation to our experience in dealing with attorneys and accountants and various agencies, we furnish reports that always exceed all expectations.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your personal estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly requires an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the house therein. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there are times that the date of an appraisal deviates from the date of your loss. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services assures that our staff are familiar with the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and MA revenue agencies to supply 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 company to confidentiality, ensuring the strongest degree of privacy for you and your family.

Most people don't realize that the IRS requires reports filed to express the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the revenue authorities definitely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the MA agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional appraisal from Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in exceeding IRS and MA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.

One of the most significant requirements in a report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in an exhaustive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.