Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Robert L Ripp, SRA

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 swiftly 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.

We've made it our company's goal in supplying top-notch appraisals that lawyers and accountants have come to rely on. We realize their needs and are acclimated to working with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal reports that surpass the necessities of the legal system and different agencies.

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

Settling an estate commonly depends on an appraisal to suggest fair market value for the estate in question. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, sometimes the date of death differs from the date the appraisal is needed. Robert L Ripp, SRA assures that our appraisers are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements requested by the IRS and CO revenue agencies to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our staff to confidentiality, guaranteeing the highest degree of privacy for you and your family.

Many times, people do not fully understand the importance in having an exhaustive appraisal report prepared in support of the numbers being used in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and CO state agencies absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and correct.

An executor will be ecstatic by a report by Robert L Ripp, SRA which will show him undeniable facts and numbers to deal with any legal agency's requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the report if it is ever challenged.

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