Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service

Estate settlement is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as swiftly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service's focus is to provide top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. We cater to their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We create appraisal reports that exceed the necessities of the legal system and various groups.

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

Usually, settling an estate requires an clear appraisal report to determine fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We empathize that in this time of loss, even thinking about an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, there is a chance that the time of death differs from the date the appraisal is ordered. Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service assures that our appraisers are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and California revenue agencies to provide 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) keeps our staff to confidentiality, assuring the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

Many times, people do not fully fathom the importance in having an intricate appraisal report prepared in support of the numbers displayed in general documents filed with revenue authorities.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. In having a report supported by Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service's professional appraisers, you will have the knowledge that the numbers shown in the appraisal will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service ensures an accurate report, which will provide an executor solid facts and numbers that will meet IRS and state agency requirements. You need not be concerned over anything, because Laurie Hawes Appraisal Service will be there to support our appraisals if they are ever refuted.

Opinions of value used in documents filed with the the IRS and California state agencies definitely should be supported by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions.