Estate Settlement Appraisals in FL by Dana O'Hara Smith

The job of settling an estate, often a source of stress is very important. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much compassion to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of Dana O'Hara Smith's drive is to provide top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. Often, the parties involved will have different expectations of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. In relation to our experience in working with the courts and various agencies, we construct appraisal reports that always outdo all expectations.

Contact us immediately to discuss your unique estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Settling an estate most often requires an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the estate affected. We understand that in times like this, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, you have to be there for your family first. We are familiar with the systems and requirements necessary to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, providing the fullest degree of discretion for you and your family.

The requirement of having an appraisal report when cooperating with revenue services to explain income when filing documents is often overlooked by most people.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. In having a report supported by Dana O'Hara Smith's professional staff, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers shown in the report will clearly demonstrate to the FL agencies that the numbers used are well founded and substantiated.

Dana O'Hara Smith will provide an well-founded appraisal, which will give an executor definite facts and figures that will exceed IRS and state agency requirements. You need not worry over anything, because we will be there to support our work if they are ever refuted.

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