Estate and Date of Death Appraisals
When an estate has a transfer of ownership due to death or inheritance, it’s common, and many times even necessary, for an estate or date of death appraisal to be done for tax purposes. Oftentimes during the settlement process either an attorney or accountant will order an estate or date of death appraisal or have a family member or executor select an appraiser for the job at hand which is most often the case.
If you are in need of an estate appraisal, DeKalb County Property Appraiser can help. In the past, we have assisted lawyers, accountants, estate executors, and even grieving relatives. DeKalb County Property Appraiser fully understands the importance of an appraisal valuation and all the sensitivity of this relationship. We can provide estate and date of death appraisals in the following situations:
- Estate and Financial Planning – We help individuals plan ahead for the future and lay a solid foundation for their posterity. We know how important it is to leave behind a strong legacy. As your estate appraisers, we will ensure the longevity and equitable distribution of what gets left behind.
- Settlement of the Deceased’s Estate – In the event no last will and testament were prepared before death, we can help relatives determine the value of property and assets left behind.
- Preparation for Sale – Before selling off property or assets, obtain one of our estate or date of death appraisals to be sure you are getting the best price possible.
- Guardianship – When a guardianship or conservatorship has been legally prescribed, we work closely with them to figure out the value of all assets, this can help to make better-informed decisions.
The process of settling an estate is an important job but it can be a stressful process. Our team at DeKalb County Property Appraiser understands the complexities involved with appraising residential property that is part of an estate and we promise to always provide you with the best possible service and experience.