James Earp Appraisal Service understands the special needs of estate executors

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as promptly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone involved.

Part of James Earp Appraisal Service's focus is to produce top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can depend on. There are specific needs for everyone; we understand these needs and are acclimated to dealing with all parties involved. Among our staff, we are accustomed to working with the courts in producing appraisal reports that exceed their needs.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your specific estate appraisal demands and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate necessitates an extensive appraisal report to ascertain fair market value for the house to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We know that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there are times that the effective date of an appraisal deviates from the date of your loss. James Earp Appraisal Service assures that we are familiar with the procedures and requirements needed by revenue services to supply 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) attunes us to confidentiality, guaranteeing the strongest degree of privacy for you and your family.

People often forget that the IRS needs information filed to explain the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the revenue authorities definitely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Having a professional appraisal report from James Earp Appraisal Service gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and NC 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 shown in documents filed with the revenue authorities absolutely should be supported by a detailed report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.