Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Affinity Appraisals, LLC

Estate settlement is often stressful, but a very important job. 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 involved.

Part of Affinity Appraisals, LLC's mission statement is to supply top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can rely on. We realize their needs and will accommodate all parties involved. Due to our experience in working with attorneys and accountants and other agencies, we provide appraisal reports that always exceed expectations.

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

Settling an estate usually depends on an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential property in question. We know that in this time of loss, even thinking about an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, there is a chance that the time of death differs from the time the appraisal is ordered. Affinity Appraisals, LLC assures that our appraisers are accustomed to the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and MA revenue agencies to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps us to confidentiality, guaranteeing the fullest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

Many times, people do not fully realize the need to have a comprehensive appraisal supplied in support of the numbers shown in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value displayed in documents filed with the revenue authorities definitely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the MA agencies that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Having a professional report from Affinity Appraisals, LLC gives the executor irrefutable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and MA state agency requirements. You need not stress over anything, because we will be there to support our appraisals if they are ever challenged.

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