Cristin Becker Olson Real Estate Appraisal understands the special needs of estate executors

The task 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 promptly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

We've shown that we're experts in providing top-notch appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to rely on. We are sympathetic to their needs and are accustomed to working with all parties involved. Due to our experience in working with attorneys and accountants and other agencies, we construct appraisal reports that always meet all expectations.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your unique estate appraisal needs and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Commonly, settling an estate necessitates an extensive appraisal report to establish fair market value for the property to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Due to this, often the date of death differs from the time the appraisal is required. Cristin Becker Olson Real Estate Appraisal assures that our staff are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements needed by revenue services to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our appraisers to confidentiality, guaranteeing the highest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The requirement of having an appraisal when working with the IRS to show income when filing documents is often unknown by most people.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and CA state agencies definitely should be backed by an accurate report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the CA agencies that the numbers used are well-founded and substantiated.

Having a professional report from Cristin Becker Olson Real Estate Appraisal gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in exceeding IRS and CA state agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal if it is ever challenged.

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