Appraisals for Estate Settlement by R. Scott Pierce Appraisal Services

The task of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. 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 empathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

We've made it our company's goal in providing top-notch appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to depend on. Sometimes, the parties involved will have their own suggestions of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. We furnish appraisal reports that exceed the necessities of the courts and assorted agencies.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your explicit estate appraisal specifications and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Generally, settling an estate requires an extensive appraisal report to acquire fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. 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 time of death differs from the date the appraisal is needed. Our staff is knowledgeable about the systems and requirements needed to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) attunes our staff to confidentiality, guaranteeing the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The importance of ordering a real estate appraisal when working with government agencies to explain income when filing documents is often misunderstood by most people.

Opinions of value displayed in documents provided to the the IRS and MS state agencies absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well-founded and substantiated.

R. Scott Pierce Appraisal Services will provide an substantiated appraisal report, which will give an executor solid facts and figures that will exceed IRS and revenue agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.