Kent & Associates Appraisal knows the special needs of estate executors

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 respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

We've made a name for ourselves in providing top-notch appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to depend on. There are required needs for everyone; we are sympathetic to these requirements and are used to to working with all parties involved. We furnish appraisal reports that meet the needs of the legal system and various agencies.

Contact us promptly to discuss your individual estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Generally, settling an estate requires an detailed appraisal report to ascertain 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 be there for your family first. Our staff is knowledgeable about the systems and requirements needed to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical obligations stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps us to confidentiality, certifying the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The importance of having an appraisal report when cooperating with revenue services to prove income when filing documents is often unknown by most people.

One of the most essential requirements in an appraisal report is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in a comprehensive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. In having a report backed by Kent & Associates Appraisal's professional appraisers, you will have the understanding that the numbers shown in the report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well founded and substantiated.

An executor will be over-joyed by an appraisal by Kent & Associates Appraisal which will show him irrefutable facts and numbers to work with any legal agency's requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

Opinions of value displayed in documents filed with the the IRS and WA state agencies definitely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.