Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Sterling Appraisal Group

The task of settling an estate, often a source of stress, is not to be taken lightly. As a trustee, you've been given the authority to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to respond quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

Part of Sterling Appraisal Group's drive is to provide top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can depend on. Generally, the parties involved will have different expectations of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. In relation to our familiarity in working with the courts and other agencies, we furnish reports that always exceed all expectations.

Contact us immediately to discuss your personal estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Generally, settling an estate requires a clear appraisal report to establish market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that in times like this, even thinking about an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. So, we understand that the time an appraisal report is requested will differ the date of death. We are comfortable with the practices and requirements necessary to provide a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical obligations stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

Most people don't realize that the IRS needs documents filed to support the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to revenue authorities absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

An executor will be ecstatic by an appraisal report by Sterling Appraisal Group which will provide him undeniable facts and figures to deal with revenue agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.