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Property Valuations for Estate Settlement 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 swiftly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Attorneys and accountants depend on our understanding when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. Usually, everyone involved will have different requirements of how the appraisal process should work; however, our knowledge of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. In our company, we are accustomed to working with legal agencies in composing appraisals that transcend their demands.

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

Settling an estate generally demands an appraisal to acquire fair market value for the residential property affected. We understand that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, it is possible that the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is required. W. Eric Howard & Associates assures that we are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our appraisers to confidentiality, providing the strongest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

All too often, people do not fully acknowledge the requirement to have a comprehensive appraisal prepared in support of the numbers being used in general documents filed with revenue authorities.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and MD state agencies absolutely should be supported by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. In having a report supported by W. Eric Howard & Associates's professional appraisers, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers shown in the report will clearly demonstrate to the MD agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be satisfied by an appraisal by W. Eric Howard & Associates which will give him solid facts and numbers to cooperate with the IRS and MD state agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.

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