Estate Settlement Appraisals in CO by Robert L Ripp, SRA

The task of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. 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 compassion to the feelings of everyone involved.

Attorneys and accountants depend on our conduct when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being placed on real property. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal reports that out-strip the needs of the legal system and various groups.

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

Settling an estate most often depends on an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the house in question. We know that when you lose a loved one, ordering an appraisal report is the furthest thought from your mind. Due to this, often the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is required. Our staff is familiar with the systems and requirements needed to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our company to confidentiality, certifying the strongest degree of privacy for all parties involved.

Many times, people do not fully understand the demand to have a detailed appraisal supplied in support of the numbers being used in general documents filed with the IRS and CO state agencies.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and CO state agencies absolutely should be supported by a detailed report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will certainly demonstrate to the CO agencies that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

Robert L Ripp, SRA guarantees an well-founded report, which will provide an executor clear 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 report if it is ever challenged.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.