Estate Settlement Appraisals in NC by James Earp Appraisal Service

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

Part of James Earp Appraisal Service's drive is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. We comprehend their needs and are familiar with helping with all parties involved. We furnish appraisal reports that out-strip the needs of the courts and various agencies.

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

Settling an estate usually requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the property affected. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there can be times that the date of an appraisal differs from the date of your loss. We are comfortable with the systems and requirements needed to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, assuring the fullest degree of discretion for you.

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

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and NC state agencies definitely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. A report of this caliber will certainly show the evidence that the numbers within within the report are well-founded and accurate.

James Earp Appraisal Service will provide an well-founded appraisal report, which will provide an executor solid facts and numbers that will meet IRS and state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the appraisal if it is ever refuted.

One of the most necessary requirements in an appraisal report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in a comprehensive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.