Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Active Appraisal Services, Inc.

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. It's up to you as a trustee to carry out the wishes of a loved one as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on Active Appraisal Services, Inc. to respond quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone left behind.

We've made a name for ourselves in providing excellent appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to depend on. There are required needs for everyone; we are sympathetic to these needs and are familiar with dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal reports that exceed the obligations of the legal system and assorted agencies.

Contact us promptly to discuss your specialized estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate requires a detailed appraisal report to establish market value for the property to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that in this time of loss, even thinking about an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. So, we understand that the time an appraisal report is ordered will be different from the date of death. Active Appraisal Services, Inc. assures that our staff is comfortable with the procedures and requirements needed by the federal and Wisconsin revenue agencies to supply a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our appraisers to confidentiality, certifying the fullest degree of privacy for you.

Many times, people do not fully acknowledge the importance in having a complete appraisal report supplied in support of the figures shown in tax documents filed with the IRS.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. This sort of report will definitely substantiate the evidence that the values within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional appraisal from Active Appraisal Services, Inc. gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and Wisconsin 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.