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

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone involved.

Part of Astute Appraisals, Inc.'s mission statement is to supply top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can rely on. We are sympathetic to their needs and are accustomed to working with all parties involved. Due to our experience in working with the legal system and different agencies, we provide reports that definitely meet all expectations.

Contact us today to discuss your specific estate appraisal specifications and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly requires an appraisal to acquire fair market value for the residential property affected. We understand that when you lose a loved one, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, it is possible that the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is needed. Astute Appraisals, Inc. assures that we are comfortable with the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and MD revenue agencies to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our company to confidentiality, certifying the strongest degree of privacy for you and your family.

The requirement of having an appraisal when cooperating with revenue services to prove income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

One of the most essential requirements in an appraisal is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in an exhaustive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. In having a report backed by Astute Appraisals, Inc.'s professional staff, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers provided in the report will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional report from Astute Appraisals, Inc. gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in exceeding IRS and MD state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever refuted.

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