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Estate Settlement Appraisals in WA by Crest Appraisal Services

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 quickly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

Lawyers and accountants count on our conduct when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. We cater to their needs and are acclimated to helping with all parties involved. In our company, we are accustomed to dealing with law offices in assembling appraisals that exceed their demands.

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

Generally, settling an estate necessitates an accurate appraisal report to ascertain fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, now and then the time of death differs from the date the appraisal is needed. Crest Appraisal Services assures that our staff are comfortable with the procedures and requirements needed by revenue services to provide 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 ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) attunes our appraisers to confidentiality, guaranteeing the highest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

People often forget that the IRS requires reports filed to express the numbers involved in estate sales.

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. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the WA agencies that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Having a professional appraisal from Crest Appraisal Services gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and WA state agency requirements. You need not worry over anything, because we will be there to back up our reports if they are ever challenged.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and WA state agencies absolutely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.