There is never anything easy about losing a family member or close friend. Not only are you trying process your loss, but if you’ve been named as executor, you now have mountains of paperwork to deal with in addition to the deceased property and its contents. To avoid any mistakes or delays in the probate process, it is advisable to professional probate property valuation services.
It will be necessary to not only obtain a house contents valuation, but also a property valuation for the purposes of probate. You may also need to get the property cleared of all its contents and where this is the case, Avery Associates are able to help
. We have been helping executors with deceased estates in matters relating to probate for many years, and understand the importance of handling your loved one’s possessions and property with respect. We are well-versed in HMRC requirements as well as in all aspects of valuing items and property for probate.
Accurate Property Valuation Services
The accuracy of property valuation for probate has never been more critical. HMRC continue to increase their frequency of investigation into probate valuations. These investigations have resulted in millions of pounds in undervalued estates, which has cost executors dearly in inheritance tax. But our thorough valuation services have allowed us to maintain a 100% acceptance rate by HMRC.
Our professional service offers peace of mind to executors in knowing that our team of experts is handling those aspects of the estate, so there is no need for you to worry about inaccurate valuations. We understand the importance of getting things done properly the first time. While we handle the estate, you can get on with other tasks, knowing that we will look after your interests.
What Should You Do Next?
Once you’ve decided to use a professional property valuation service, it’s advised by HMRC to instruct a qualified RICS certified chartered surveyor to carry out both property and house contents valuations for probate submission. This will satisfy the IRS and help prevent any challenge.
Avery Associates offer the total solution while winding up a deceased estate. If you need advice about your next steps, you can speak directly to Jeffrey Avery, our senior surveyor by calling 0800 567 7769.