Ascension Appraisal 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 departed as swiftly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

We've shown that we're experts in providing the best appraisals that lawyers and accountants have come to rely on. Usually, the parties involved will have differing ideas of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. Due to our familiarity in working with the legal system and other agencies, we produce reports that definitely exceed all expectations.

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

Usually, settling an estate requires an clear appraisal report to show fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, it is possible that the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is needed. Ascension Appraisal assures that our staff are accustomed to the procedures and requirements requested 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 ethics provision listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our company to confidentiality, guaranteeing the strongest degree of discretion for you and your loved ones.

Often, people do not fully acknowledge the necessity in having an intricate appraisal report supplied in support of the numbers being used in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the the IRS and MA state agencies absolutely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. In having a report supported by Ascension Appraisal's expert appraisers, you will have the understanding that the numbers provided in the appraisal will certainly demonstrate to the MA agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Having a professional report from Ascension Appraisal gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and MA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

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