Antique Dealers Probate Valuations Are A Conflict of Interest – Always Use RICS Valuers
In this article we urge you to read about Inheritance Tax & Penalties and advise you how to avoid Inland Revenue Investigation…. if you are an executor and about to enter into the probate process which will include obtaining a valuation for probate, always check a valuers qualifications and make sure he or she is RICS qualified when valuing the property or chattels. Beware of antique dealers claiming to be professional valuers, when in fact they are not RICS qualified and act with a complete conflict of interest. It is unethical for a valuer to buy or offer to buy items from the estate and should be taken as a warning sign and scam to make an opportunity for them to make gain financially from the estate. The IRS are currently challenging chattels and properety valuations they deem to be undervalued or negligent. A trustworthy and professional firm of valuers should be RICS qualified and it is their duty to help raise as much money for the estate as possible while disposing of the assets. Our transparent approach will ensure that the deceased’s estate receives as much as possible by way of auction, specialist sale rooms, and reputable property or estate agents. Other household effects can be given to charity. Finally, any residual content can be cleared by our house clearance team as part of the final steps. This is a methodical and efficient process and ensures the best results for the estate and all concerned. This article is designed to help you avoid the dangers when obtaining a valuation for probate.
Avery Associates are Professional RICS valuers and will take care of all your needs if you are winding up an estate.
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