What Is Involved in an Estate Appraisal: The Ultimate Guide

Estate appraisals often arise in the context of inheritance, litigation, bankruptcy, or divorce, but they can also occur for property donations and insurance purposes. Essentially, an estate appraisal is a professional valuation of the entire estate or a specific asset to establish its fair market value. Typically, an estate appraiser will inspect and evaluate tangible assets such as real estate, antiques, art, jewelry, cars, and collectibles, as well as intangible assets like stocks, bonds, accounts, and patents. [Read More]