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

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 departed as quickly 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 left behind.

Attorneys and accountants count on our ideals when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. We realize their needs and are accustomed to helping with all parties involved. In our company, we are accustomed to dealing with legal agencies in producing reports that out-strip their needs.

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

Commonly, settling an estate necessitates an extensive appraisal report to determine fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there are times that the date of an appraisal report differs from the date of your loss. Our company is accustomed to the practices and requirements obligatory to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our appraisers to confidentiality, certifying the highest degree of discretion for you and your family.

All too often, people do not fully understand the importance in having a full appraisal prepared in support of the numbers being used in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value used in documents filed with the revenue authorities definitely should be backed by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. In having a report backed by Astute Appraisals, Inc.'s expert staff, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers shown in the appraisal will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Having a professional appraisal report from Astute Appraisals, Inc. gives the executor undeniable 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 assure you that we will stand behind the appraisal if it is ever challenged.

One of the most important requirements in an appraisal is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in an exhaustive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.