Category Archives: Estate Planning

Understanding “Land Value” and What it Means for Your Property Taxes

It’s that time of year again: property tax appraisal notices are making their way to mailboxes everywhere. Property owners, meanwhile, are reacting with various levels of shock and bewilderment. This makes sense, given that property valuations and property taxes in Texas can feel baffling. Fortunately, it’s not too late to do something about your property … read more

The Importance of an Appraisal in an Insurance Claim

Insurance: you carry it to protect your property. If you’re like most people, though, you hope never to file a claim. That’s understandable. Unfortunately, things happen, and damage to your property can be sudden and unexpected. In these cases, you’ll be grateful that you have insurance, and thankful for the damages your policy will cover. … read more

Why is it Important to get a Land Appraisal in Texas?

If you own land in Texas, having a recent appraisal on the property is essential. Many people who buy and sell property don’t fully understand the importance of an assessment, or how land valuation professionals determine the value of a property. Today, appraisals are critical to the estate planning process and are especially important in … read more

Estate Planning: How to Get Started

Creating an estate plan is a lot like building wealth or training to run a marathon: it takes some time and a very intentional approach. If you’re like most people, you know that you should develop an estate plan, but you might not be sure where or how to start. Don’t worry – you’re not … read more

Accurate Appraisal Key to Effective Real Estate Plan

Paramount Analysts cannot stress enough how critical it becomes for you to hire one of our qualified appraisers to conduct an accurate appraisal of all your belongings for your real estate plan. Don’t overlook a comprehensive and fair valuation of real property, personal property such as family heirlooms, jewelry, vehicles and equipment, bank accounts, and … read more

Avoid These Common Mistakes in Estate Planning!

Developing an estate plan is essential in managing your assets. The plan ensures your wishes get carried out after your death. It also reduces the stress on your loved ones and eliminates costly disputes. When developing your plan, avoid making these seven common mistakes in estate planning. Common Mistakes in Estate Planning A proper estate … read more

Documents Included When Preparing an Estate Plan

Preparing an estate plan requires the inclusion of several important documents. And each document plays an important role in carrying out your wishes after you have passed! Knowing what to include in your estate plan and including accurate valuations of your property covers and ensures all aspects of your estate. Wills When preparing an estate … read more

Include An Appraiser in Your Estate Planning Process!

Estate planning can be stressful. However, appraisers can ease this process by providing accurate values for your real estate properties. Enlisting the help of an accredited appraiser allows you and your beneficiaries to be well-educated on the worth of your real estate. This knowledge makes it easier on your loved ones after you’ve passed on. … read more

Preserve and Protect Your Assets with an Estate Plan

Do you know what will happen to your assets and belongings after you are gone? Having an estate plan in place guarantees that your wishes are known. For some people, the term “estate planning” may bring to mind expensive mansions and collections of fine art. However, the truth is that nearly all Americans can benefit … read more