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Estate Settlement Appraisals in South Dakota by Ballard Appraisal Service

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor, you have been given the power to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and attentively as possible. You can count on Ballard Appraisal Service to act expeditiously and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone left behind.

We've made a name for ourselves in providing the best appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to rely on. We are sympathetic to their needs and are accustomed to helping with all parties involved. We offer appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the legal system and other groups.

Contact us today to discuss your specialized estate appraisal requirements and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Usually, settling an estate requires an irrefutable appraisal report to establish market value for the home to the satisfaction of the parties involved. We understand that in this time of loss, even thinking about an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, you need to take care of your loved ones first. Ballard Appraisal Service assures that our appraisers are accustomed to the procedures and requirements needed by the federal and South Dakota revenue agencies to perform a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, providing the highest degree of discretion for you and your family.

People often forget that the IRS needs information filed to support the numbers involved in estate sales.

Opinions of value used in documents filed with the IRS and South Dakota agencies absolutely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions. A report of this caliber will definitely demonstrate your claim that the values expressed are well-founded and accurate.

Having a professional appraisal report from Ballard Appraisal Service gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in going beyond IRS and South Dakota state agency 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 refuted.