Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Southern Star Real Estate Services

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As a trustee, you've been given the power to carry out the wishes of the departed as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act expeditiously and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Lawyers and accountants count on our ideals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being determined for real property. Often, the parties involved will have different requirements of how the appraisal process should work; however, our knowledge of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. We produce appraisal reports that surpass the necessities of the legal system and other agencies.

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

Commonly, settling an estate requires an accurate appraisal report to show 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, often the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is needed. We are comfortable with the practices and requirements needed to produce a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our company to confidentiality, guaranteeing the highest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The necessity of having an appraisal report when working with government agencies to prove income when filing documents is often unknown by most people.

Opinions of value displayed in documents provided to the IRS and Georgia agencies absolutely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. In having a report backed by Southern Star Real Estate Services's professional staff, you will have the knowledge that the numbers displayed in the report will definitely demonstrate to the Georgia agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be satisfied by an appraisal by Southern Star Real Estate Services which will provide him solid facts and figures to deal with any legal agency's requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal if it is ever refuted.