Willamette Valley Appraisal Professionals knows the special needs of estate executors

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 empathy to the feelings of everyone involved.

We've made it our company's goal in providing top-notch appraisals that lawyers and accountants have come to depend on. Often, all parties will have differing requirements of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. In relation to our experience in dealing with the courts and different agencies, we assemble reports that always meet all expectations.

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

Settling an estate usually demands an appraisal to establish fair market value for the property affected. We empathize that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, you have to take care of your loved ones first. Our company is accustomed to the systems and requirements needed to provide 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 ethics provision explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

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

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

Having a professional report from Willamette Valley Appraisal Professionals gives the executor undeniable facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and OR 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.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the revenue authorities absolutely should be supported by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions.