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Ascend Valuation Services, LLC knows the special needs of estate executors

The responsibility of settling an estate, while stressful, is very important. It's up to you as a trustee to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly 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 left behind.

Attorneys and accountants rely on our conduct when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being placed on real property. There are required needs for everyone; we comprehend these necessities and are familiar with collaborating with all parties involved. Due to our experience in working with the legal system and other agencies, we write appraisal reports that definitely transcend all expectations.

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

Settling an estate generally demands an appraisal to establish market value for the residential property involved. We understand that when you lose a loved one, ordering an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. So, there's a chance the time an appraisal report is needed will differ the date of death. Ascend Valuation Services, LLC assures that our appraisers are familiar with the procedures and requirements needed by the federal and Iowa revenue agencies to produce a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the date of death. The ethical requirements listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our appraisers to confidentiality, ensuring the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

Many times, people do not fully fathom the necessity in having a detailed appraisal report prepared in support of the figures displayed in general documents filed with revenue authorities.

A comprehensive 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 backed by Ascend Valuation Services, LLC's expert appraisers, you will have the peace of mind that the numbers provided in the appraisal report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well founded and substantiated.

Having a professional report from Ascend Valuation Services, LLC gives the executor solid facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and Iowa state agency requirements. There's no need to have anything but peace of mind when getting a report from us, because we will stand by it no matter what.