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Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Anderson & Associates

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly 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.

Part of Anderson & Associates's drive is to produce top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. We realize their needs and are used to helping with all parties involved. We furnish appraisal reports that transcend the requirements of the courts and assorted agencies.

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

Generally, settling an estate requires an clear appraisal report to ascertain fair market value for the house to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that in times like this, even thinking about an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. So, it's possible the time an appraisal report is requested will deviate the date of death. Anderson & Associates assures that we are comfortable with the procedures and requirements requested by the IRS and WA revenue agencies to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, guaranteeing the fullest degree of discretion for you.

The necessity of having an appraisal report when cooperating with the IRS to show income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Having a professional appraisal report from Anderson & Associates gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and WA state agency requirements. There's no need to be concerned when getting an appraisal from Anderson & Associates, because we will back it no matter what.

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