Estate Settlement Appraisals in WA by RWA Appraisals

The responsibility of settling an estate, often a source of stress is very important. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as promptly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Attorneys and accountants rely on our ethics when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. We cater to their needs and are accustomed to working with all parties involved. We produce appraisal reports that meet the necessities of the legal system and different groups.

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

Settling an estate generally demands an appraisal to show fair market value for the home involved. We understand that when you lose a loved one, ordering an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there will be times that the effective date of an appraisal report deviates from the date of your loss. Our professional staff is comfortable with the practices and requirements needed to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our appraisers to confidentiality, ensuring the strongest degree of privacy for you.

The necessity of owning an appraisal when working with government agencies to explain income when filing documents is often misunderstood by most people.

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

An executor will be satisfied by an appraisal by RWA Appraisals which will give him solid facts and numbers to cooperate with the IRS and WA state agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the revenue authorities absolutely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions.