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Residential Appraisal Service Needed for Valuing Estate

An estate appraisal is a fundamental part of the process of determining the total value of a person's assets upon their passing, encompassing real estate, personal belongings, and investments. This valuation is essential for various reasons, making estate appraisals a crucial aspect of estate planning and settlement.

People need estate appraisal services primarily to establish the accurate value of real estate assets within an estate. Having an accurate estimate for the value of the residential property is crucial for equitable distribution of assets among heirs, creditors, and beneficiaries. These valuations also play a significant role in estate tax planning, helping individuals minimize tax liabilities and ensure their wealth is efficiently passed on to their loved ones.

At Wheeler Appraisal, our team of certified residential real estate appraisers combines years of industry experience and understanding of local Austin real estate markets, and uses industry-leading technologies, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of our residential appraisal services. When appraising a home or rental property, we consider various factors including recent sales, property condition, and local market trends. After completing the appraisal, we deliver our clients their comprehensive appraisal reports in PDF format by email or other requested methods.


At Wheeler Appraisal, our team of residential real estate appraisers are experienced in both current value and retrospective market value appraisals. We understand the procedures and requirements necessary to perform a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate matching the date of death. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us to provide our residential appraisal services with confidentiality, ensuring the highest degree of discretion.


Whether you are a homeowner, estate planner, or legal professional, our team of certified residential appraisers at Wheeler Appraisal is your trusted partner for accurate and reliable residential appraisal services. Contact us or request an appraisal online to schedule an appointment for your residential appraisal service or to learn more about how we can assist you with your residential appraisal service needs.

Estate Appraisal Services in Austin TX

To read more about estate appraisal services and why they are needed, please visit our page Reasons for Ordering Estate Appraisals.

Estate Appraisal Resources

Texas Law Help - Estate Planning

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