Graham Appraisal understands the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

Part of Graham Appraisal's focus is to offer top-notch, ethical appraisals that attorneys can rely on. Often, the parties involved will have their own ideas of how the appraisal process should work; however, our knowledge of the estate process will, without a doubt, satisfy all parties involved. We create appraisal reports that transcend the obligations of the courts and different groups.

Contact us immediately to discuss your personal estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Settling an estate generally requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the property affected. We know that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, you need to be there for your family first. Our company is knowledgeable about the practices and requirements necessary to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our appraisers to confidentiality, assuring the strongest degree of discretion for you and your family.

All too often, people do not fully understand the need to have an intricate real estate appraisal produced in support of the numbers displayed in general documents filed with revenue authorities.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is necessary to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the KY agencies that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

An executor will be satisfied by an appraisal report by Graham Appraisal which will give him solid facts and figures to deal with any legal agency's requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.

One of the most significant requirements in an appraisal is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in an exhaustive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.