Wills & Estates

Unfortunately we are all touched by the passing of a loved one at some point in our lives. The loss of a family member or friend is a difficult time.  The property appraisers at Affiliated Property Group are here to make the will and estates settling part of this ordeal a little easier for everyone.

Lawyers and/or accountants will recommend finding an experienced, qualified appraiser that is familiar with handling appraisals for estates. Where property is involved, the appraiser can help determine the true value. The settlement of an estate requires an appraisal to establish Fair Market Value for the residential or commercial property involved. Determining the value of the property associated with an estate or trust is an important part of the process. When a property is owned by an estate or trust, it’s not uncommon for it to be sold to a family member, a neighbor, or friend. An appraisal will determine the true market value of the property  and is a crucial, if not a deciding factor in establishing the asking price, beginning the negotiations for a private sale, or for ‘buying out’ another beneficiary or heir.

At Affiliated Property Group we understand the needs of everyone involved with settling an estate and will work with the professionals as well as the family members, we will respond quickly and with sensitivity to the feelings of everyone involved.