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Barnes Appraisal Company understands the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as quickly 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 in bereavement.

Attorneys and accountants rely on our ideals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a cost being placed on real property. We realize their needs and are used to working with all parties involved. We furnish appraisal reports that out-strip the needs of the legal system and various agencies.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your exact estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Usually, settling an estate requires an clear appraisal report to acquire fair market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Of course, it's imperative to comfort your family first. Barnes Appraisal Company assures that we are comfortable with the procedures and requirements needed by the IRS and OK revenue agencies to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical obligations listed within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) conforms our company to confidentiality, guaranteeing the fullest degree of privacy for you.

The requirement of needing a real estate appraisal when cooperating with government agencies to prove income when filing documents is often not considered by most people.

One of the most significant requirements in a report is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in a detailed explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. This sort of report will clearly substantiate the evidence that the numbers provided within the report are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional appraisal report from Barnes Appraisal Company gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and OK 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 accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is necessary to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.