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Crest Appraisal Services knows 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 exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much empathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Crest Appraisal Services's focus is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. There are specific needs for everyone; we realize these needs and are comfortable to dealing with all parties involved. Because of our experience in working with the courts and different agencies, we offer reports that definitely outdo all expectations.

Contact us immediately to discuss your exact estate appraisal needs and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly demands an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the property in question. We know that when you lose a loved one, ordering an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. So, it's possible the time an appraisal is requested will differ the date of death. We are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements necessary to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our appraisers to confidentiality, assuring the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

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

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the revenue authorities definitely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. This sort of report will definitely substantiate your claim that the numbers expressed within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional appraisal report from Crest Appraisal Services gives the executor irrefutable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and WA state agency requirements. You need not stress over anything, because Crest Appraisal Services will be there to stand by our work if they are ever challenged.

One of the most important requirements in a report is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in a comprehensive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.