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Estate Settlement Appraisals in TX by Zacour & Associates, Inc.

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much compassion to the feelings of everyone involved.

Part of Zacour & Associates, Inc.'s mission statement is to create top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can rely on. There are specific needs for everyone; we understand these needs and are acclimated to working with all parties involved. We offer appraisal reports that meet the obligations of the courts and different groups.

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

Commonly, settling an estate necessitates an clear appraisal report to determine fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there will be times that the effective date of an appraisal differs from the date of your loss. Zacour & Associates, Inc. assures that our appraisers are familiar with the procedures and requirements requested by the IRS and TX revenue agencies to produce 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) attunes our appraisers to confidentiality, assuring the strongest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

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

One of the most important requirements in a report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in an exhaustive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Zacour & Associates, Inc. will provide an detailed appraisal, which will provide an executor definite facts and numbers that will meet IRS and revenue agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and TX state agencies absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.