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Ballew & Company knows the special needs of estate executors

Estate settlement is often stressful, but a very important job. It's up to you as an executor to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on Ballew & Company to respond expeditiously and with as much empathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

We've made it our company's goal in producing top-notch appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to rely on. Generally, all parties will have their own expectations of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process will, without a doubt, satisfy all parties involved. We create appraisal reports that meet the obligations of the legal system and other agencies.

Contact us immediately to discuss your specialized estate appraisal demands and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate necessitates a clear appraisal report to show market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that when you lose a loved one, acquiring an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, sometimes the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is required. Our professional staff is knowledgeable about the practices and requirements needed to supply a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, certifying the strongest degree of discretion for you and your loved ones.

Many people do not understand that the IRS needs reports filed to explain the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to revenue authorities definitely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. In having a report backed by Ballew & Company's expert staff, you will have the knowledge that the numbers displayed in the report will certainly demonstrate to the California agencies that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Having a professional appraisal from Ballew & Company 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 are there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.