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Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Zacour & Associates, Inc.

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful job. 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 sensitivity to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Attorneys and accountants rely on our understanding when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a cost being placed on real property. We realize their needs and are familiar with dealing with all parties involved. In our company, we are accustomed to working with law offices in composing reports that surpass their necessities.

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

Settling an estate commonly depends on an appraisal to determine fair market value for the property in question. It's understandable that ordering getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, there is a chance that the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is ordered. Zacour & Associates, Inc. assures that our staff are accustomed to the procedures and requirements needed by revenue services to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the highest degree of discretion for you.

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

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and TX state agencies absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Zacour & Associates, Inc. guarantees an accurate appraisal, which will provide an executor solid facts and numbers that will exceed IRS and revenue agency requirements. There's no need to have anything but peace of mind when getting an appraisal from us, because we will stand by it no matter what.

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