Kent & Associates Appraisal knows the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much empathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Kent & Associates Appraisal's focus is to create top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. There are required needs for everyone; we understand these requirements and are comfortable to working with all parties involved. Among our staff, we are accustomed to dealing with law offices in supplying appraisals that meet their necessities.

Contact us promptly to discuss your individual estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Generally, settling an estate necessitates an detailed appraisal report to ascertain fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, it is possible that the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is ordered. Our company is familiar with the procedures and requirements necessary to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our appraisers to confidentiality, providing the strongest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

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

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is necessary to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional appraisal report from Kent & Associates Appraisal gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and WA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever refuted.

Opinions of value displayed in documents provided to the revenue authorities absolutely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions.