Forward Appraisals understands the special needs of estate executors
Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful task. 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 sensitivity to the feelings of everyone left behind.
Part of Forward Appraisals's drive is to create top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can depend on. There are required needs for everyone; we understand these necessities and are used to to dealing with all parties involved. In our company, we are accustomed to working with legal agencies in composing reports that surpass their necessities.
Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your explicit estate appraisal specifications and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.
Settling an estate usually requires an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential property involved. We know that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there can be times that the date of an appraisal report deviates from the time of death. We are familiar with the procedures and requirements needed to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our appraisers to confidentiality, assuring the fullest degree of discretion for you and your family.
Most of the time people do not fully appreciate the importance in having an intricate real estate appraisal prepared in support of the numbers being used in general documents filed with the IRS.
One of the most significant requirements in an appraisal is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in an exhaustive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. This sort of report will clearly substantiate your claim that the numbers within within the report are well-founded and accurate.
Having a professional appraisal from Forward Appraisals gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and CA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the report if it is ever refuted.
Opinions of value displayed in documents provided to the the IRS and CA state agencies definitely should be supported by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions.