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Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. understands the special needs of estate executors

Estate settlement is often stressful, but a very important 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 understanding to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Lawyers and accountants rely on our understanding when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being placed on real property. We comprehend their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. In our company, we are used to dealing with legal agencies in providing appraisal reports that exceed their necessities.

Contact us immediately to discuss your individual estate appraisal demands and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Settling an estate generally demands an appraisal to show fair market value for the property in question. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. So, it's possible the date an appraisal report is requested will deviate the date of death. Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. assures that our appraisers are familiar with the procedures and requirements needed by revenue services to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) attunes our appraisers to confidentiality, ensuring the highest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The requirement of needing an appraisal report when dealing with the IRS to prove income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

One of the most significant requirements in an appraisal report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in a comprehensive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be ecstatic by a report by Grantham Appraisal & Realty, Inc. which will provide him solid facts and numbers to cooperate with revenue agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

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