AVK Appraisal Services understands the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of AVK Appraisal Services's mission statement is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. We are sympathetic to their needs and are accustomed to working with all parties involved. We create appraisal reports that transcend the obligations of the courts and different agencies.

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

Settling an estate commonly requires an appraisal to show fair market value for the estate affected. It's understandable that ordering getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there can be times that the effective date of an appraisal report deviates from the time of death. AVK Appraisal Services assures that we are familiar with the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to supply a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms us to confidentiality, providing the strongest degree of discretion for you and your loved ones.

The necessity of having a real estate appraisal when cooperating with government agencies to show income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the revenue authorities definitely should be backed by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional appraisal report from AVK Appraisal Services gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and CA state agency requirements. You need not stress over anything, because AVK Appraisal Services will be there to back up our appraisals if they are ever refuted.

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