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Probate Valuation

Arranging a probate valuation with Cardwells Estate Agents is very straightforward.  We can plan and enact the probate valuation on the residential property for you.  It is often helpful if we can meet the executor at the property, although sometimes clients provide us with a set of keys, to ensure that the probate valuation can done in a timely manner and causes little impact on clients often busy lives.

We aim to make ourselves available to you for the probate valuation when you want us to be.  We understand that a probate valuation is often being done at a very trying time and we do not wish to make it any more difficult for you than it needs to be.

What is a Probate Valuation?

A probate valuation is something which is carried out when an owner of a property is deceased. It is required when their estate is to be valued.

You can be rest assured our probate valuation services in Bolton, Bury and the surrounding regions are undertaken with complete discretion and consideration. We understand when losing someone, selling their property is going to be a chore at the back of your mind. Let us ease the tension and carry out the probate valuation when you’re ready so you can focus on other things.  We understand that the probate valuation can be a very trying time and we are on hand to make the process as easy and as comfortable as possible for you. We have been conducting probate valuations in Bolton, Bury, Walkden, Radcliffe (all over Greater Manchester and Lancashire) since 1982 and are certain that we will be able to help you too.

Our probate valuation reports often contain several photographs and a description of the property.  We are conscious that this report may be used by a solicitor, or could be useful when dealing with HMRC.  Our probate valuation reports will be suitable for the solicitors and can be shown to all parties handing the sale, if it is appropriate to do so.

Following the probate valuation, should you subsequently wish to sell the property, Cardwells will be ideally placed to bring the property to market, hopefully making a difficult situation that bit easier for you and your family.

Cardwells Estate Agents will undertake the residential probate valuation and report on your behalf free of charge.  We will provide the necessary valuation direct to you, as executor, or your solicitor as per your preference.  If you would like to arrange a probate valuation in Bolton the email address is [email protected] (01204 381281) or for a probate valuation in Bury, the email address is [email protected] (0161 761 1215).

Why do I need a probate valuation?

The residential property is an asset which forms part of the deceased’s estate and the estate must be accurately assessed and valued. This is to carry out a valuation to determine whether or not there is a death duty tax liability payable to HMRC. Our written report, undertaken by fully qualified estate agent valuers, is acceptable to all parties as a reliable statement of fact and our expertise is acknowledged by professional bodies, including solicitors and the district valuer department.

Cardwells Estate Agents

Should you require further assistance, we are happy to introduce you to relevant bodies/professionals such as solicitors, house clearance companies, auctioneers, Inheritance Tax planners and will writers who will be able to help you at this confusing time.

We have offices in Bolton and Bury and with our areas of selling covering much of Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

We will be more than happy to help you with any aspect of the marketing experience, whether it’s simply just a bit of advice, or to guide you through the delicate process of a probate valuation. Call one of our branches or pay us a visit to see exactly what we can do for you.

If you were to call one of our estate agent offices, we may record telephone calls. We carry out this process in the interests of transparency to make sure the correct levels of service are being provided and to gain evidence of a business transaction/instruction. It will also help us with staff training, allowing us to build upon our already exemplary customer service.