Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Ascension Appraisal

Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Ascension Appraisal's drive is to supply top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. There are specific needs for everyone; we comprehend these requirements and are comfortable to dealing with all parties involved. Due to our experience in working with attorneys and accountants and other agencies, we offer appraisals that definitely meet all expectations.

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

Settling an estate most often depends on an appraisal to acquire fair market value for the residential property affected. We understand that when you lose a loved one, ordering an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, it's expected that you need to be there for your family first. Our company is knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements obligatory to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, certifying the fullest degree of discretion for you.

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

Opinions of value displayed in documents filed with the the IRS and MA state agencies absolutely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. This sort of report will clearly substantiate your claim that the numbers displayed within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Ascension Appraisal guarantees an well-founded report, which will provide an executor definite facts and numbers that will exceed IRS and state agency requirements. You need not be concerned over anything, because Ascension Appraisal will be there to back up our reports if they are ever challenged.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is necessary to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.