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The August Group Inc. understands the special needs of estate executors

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

Lawyers and accountants rely on our ideals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. There are specific needs for everyone; we comprehend these requirements and are familiar to dealing with all parties involved. Among our staff, we are accustomed to working with law offices in supplying appraisal reports that transcend their requirements.

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

Settling an estate commonly demands an appraisal to establish fair market value for the home involved. It's understandable that thinking about an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. So, we understand that the date an appraisal is needed will deviate the date of death. Our staff is accustomed to the practices and requirements needed to perform 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 stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, guaranteeing the strongest degree of discretion for you.

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

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. A report of this caliber will clearly demonstrate your claim that the numbers within within the report are well-founded and accurate.

The August Group Inc. guarantees an accurate appraisal, which will provide an executor accurate facts and figures that will exceed IRS and state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.

One of the most essential requirements in a report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in a comprehensive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.