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Crest Appraisal Services 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 respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much empathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of Crest Appraisal Services's focus is to create top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. There are required needs for everyone; we cater to these necessities and are familiar to dealing with all parties involved. In relation to our familiarity in dealing with attorneys and accountants and various agencies, we provide appraisals that definitely outdo all expectations.

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

Commonly, settling an estate requires an irrefutable appraisal report to show fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We sympathize that in times like this, acquiring an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there are times that the effective date of an appraisal report deviates from the time of death. Our company is knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements necessary to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, certifying the highest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

The requirement of needing an appraisal report when working with the IRS to show income when filing documents is often misunderstood by most people.

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be ecstatic by a report by Crest Appraisal Services which will show him solid facts and figures to work with revenue agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and WA state agencies absolutely should be backed by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.