An appraisal is a written document providing an opinion with respect to the replacement
value or fair market value of an item. Ruggiero & Associates offers formal appraisal
documents for insurance, Estate tax, charitable contribution, family division, or
fair market value purposes. Inventories and appraisals are the initial and most vital
part of the Estate planning and Estate settlement process, providing the client,
family, and estate professional with a complete list of tangible assets and an accounting
roadmap. They are used as the basis of family division, and are a required instrument
by the Internal Revenue Service for the settlement of Estates.
Appraisal fees vary according to the nature and amount of work involved, and fees
will be quoted after a first hand inspection of the property. Fees quoted are based
on time, with travel expenses in addition.
If you are an Estate professional or Executor in need of a formal Estate tax appraisal,
please contact Robert Ruggiero via email or phone, 828-627-3706.
Ruggiero & Associates
597 Fog Hollow Cove
Clyde, NC 28721
If you are interested in obtaining an appraisal on a piece or collection for insurance
or possible auction sale placement, please contact us via email. Please include
good digital photographs, the dimensions, condition, and any provenance information
in the email. If you prefer to send 35mm color photographs through the U.S. Mail,
please mail to: