Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Scott Appraisal Co.

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As a trustee, you've been given the power to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on Scott Appraisal Co. to respond quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Lawyers and accountants count on our ethics when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being determined for real property. There are specific needs for everyone; we cater to these necessities and are familiar with working with all parties involved. In relation to our familiarity in dealing with attorneys and accountants and various agencies, we write reports that definitely meet all expectations.

Contact us promptly to discuss your individual estate appraisal demands and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.


Settling an estate most often depends on an appraisal to acquire market value for the home therein. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. Because of this, now and then there can be times that the date of an appraisal deviates from the time of death. Perhaps the pain is too great to order an appraisal at the time to establish the value as of the date of death. We understand and are quite capable of going back and looking to see what the value was at a past date.  We are knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements obligatory to provide a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. We take confidentiality seriously, providing the highest degree of privacy for all parties involved.

Most of the time, people do not fully acknowledge the importance in having a true appraisal report produced in support of the numbers used in tax documents filed with the IRS.

Opinions of value displayed in documents provided to the IRS and Oklahoma agencies absolutely should be backed by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. In having a report backed by Scott Appraisal Co.'s expert staff, you will have the understanding that the numbers shown in the appraisal will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

An executor will be ecstatic by an appraisal report by Scott Appraisal Co. which will show him irrefutable facts and figures to work with revenue agencies' requirements. You need not worry over anything, because Scott Appraisal Co. will be there to back up our work if they are ever challenged.