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Orangecrest Appraisal Service knows the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful job. It's up to you as a trustee to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to respond expeditiously and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Lawyers and accountants rely on our understanding when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being placed on real property. Sometimes, all parties will have their own requirements of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. Among our staff, we are used to interacting with legal agencies in writing appraisal reports that out-strip their needs.

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

Settling an estate generally depends on an appraisal to show market value for the residential property therein. We sympathize that in this time of loss, even thinking about an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, often the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is requested. Our professional staff is accustomed to the procedures and requirements needed to provide a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our company to confidentiality, assuring the fullest degree of privacy for all parties involved.

All too often, people do not fully fathom the need to have a full appraisal report supplied in support of the figures shown in tax documents filed with revenue authorities.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. In having a report supported by Orangecrest Appraisal Service's expert staff, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers displayed in the appraisal report will definitely demonstrate to the California agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional appraisal from Orangecrest Appraisal Service gives the executor irrefutable facts and figures to work with in exceeding IRS and California state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.