Frigoletto & Associates Inc. knows the special needs of estate executors

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much compassion to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

We've made it our company's goal in producing top-notch appraisals that lawyers and accountants have come to rely on. We are sympathetic to their needs and are familiar with working with all parties involved. Among our staff, we are used to interacting with law offices in writing appraisals that surpass their requirements.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your unique estate appraisal needs and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.

Settling an estate commonly demands an appraisal to establish fair market value for the estate in question. We empathize that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there can be times that the date of an appraisal report differs from the time of death. Our professional staff is knowledgeable about the systems and requirements needed to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us to confidentiality, providing the highest degree of privacy for you and your family.

All too often, people do not fully comprehend the need to have an intricate appraisal report prepared in support of the numbers shown in general documents filed with the IRS and MA state agencies.

Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and MA state agencies absolutely should be supported by an exhaustive report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the MA agencies that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

An executor will be satisfied by an appraisal by Frigoletto & Associates Inc. which will show him undeniable facts and numbers to cooperate with the IRS and MA state agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we assure you that we will stand behind the appraisal report if it is ever challenged.

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.