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Estate Settlement Appraisals in MD by W. Eric Howard & Associates

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

We've shown that we're experts in providing top-notch appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to rely on. Generally, everyone involved will have different suggestions of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. Because of our experience in working with attorneys and accountants and various agencies, we produce appraisal reports that definitely transcend all expectations.

Contact us today to discuss your specific estate appraisal needs and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate requires an extensive appraisal report to determine fair market value for the property to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Of course, it's imperative to comfort your loved ones first. W. Eric Howard & Associates assures that our staff are comfortable with the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and MD revenue agencies to produce 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 obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our company to confidentiality, certifying the fullest degree of discretion for you and your loved ones.

The requirement of ordering an appraisal when cooperating with revenue services to explain income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

Opinions of value used in documents filed with the revenue authorities absolutely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. In having a report supported by W. Eric Howard & Associates's expert appraisers, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers shown in the appraisal will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well founded and correct.

An executor will be over-joyed by a report by W. Eric Howard & Associates which will provide him solid facts and numbers to cooperate with revenue agencies' requirements. You need not be concerned over anything, because W. Eric Howard & Associates will be there to stand by our appraisals if they are ever refuted.

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