Probate Valuation Services Ashford Kent

Probate Valuation of house contents or property by RICS Valuers: As one of the leading Kent probate valuation companies, Jeffrey Avery and Associates can provide fully comprehensive house contents valuation for probate and property valuation for probate in Ashford, and all surrounding areas. Our house contents valuations and property valuations for probate are carried out by qualified RICS valuers, thereby eliminating the risk of investigation by HMRC. With the recent appearance of many companies carrying out valuations by unqualified staff, it is essential for executors to verify that the valuation is carried out by a RICS qualified valuer so as to avoid any risk of penalites being incurred for an inaccurate valuation. Established for over 25 years, we have become one of the most recommended firms of probate valuers in the Ashford area.

Probate Valuation Ashford: If you are an executor or administrator, and require a comprehensive and accurate probate valuation report, which is normally required by HMRC before probate can be granted, so that Inheritance Tax can be calculated, Jeffrey Avery and Associates can assist. We provide our service to members of the public, solicitors, and other legal professionals in all parts of Ashford.

Our probate valuation reports are prepared strictly in accordance with S.160 of the Inheritance Tax Act (1984), and will help to ensure that there are no delays in the granting of probate. If you require a probate valuation in Ashford, contact Jeffrey Avery for further advice. To fully understand how our probate services work, see our Probate Valuation Guide, and our Executors Information Page.

As professional probate valuers, we always ensure that that the use of our probate valuation services will result in accurate, timely and comprehensive probate evaluation reports.

For more information contact Jeffrey Avery on 0800 567 7769.

I was advised by my solicitor that, to avoid an IHT investigation, I should contact a qualified RICS valuer, to carry out a probate valuation of all the contents of my late father's property, but had no idea where to start. I called Jeffrey Avery and Associates and they arranged for a valuer to visit the property, and within a week I received a full written probate valuation report which was subsequently accepted by HMRC without problems.

I would not hesitate to recommend this service to anyone in the same situation.
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Free Probate Advice and Quotation

Probate Services Ashford: Our valuers will be pleased to provide a verbal assessment, advice, and indication of value completely free of charge. If you require a full written probate valuation report for submission to HMRC for Inheritance Tax purposes, call us for a quotation. All fees are fixed before we start work, for your peace of mind.

We carry out probate valuations throughout the whole of Ashford.

Additional Services: Property Clearance

After we have provided a probate valuation and you have received a Grant of Probate, we can provide a Full House Clearance Service, and thoroughly and comprehensively clean both the buildings and the garden, so as to minimise delays and to simplify the process of the preparation of your property for sale or transfer.

Some interesting facts about Ashford

As a market town, Ashford has for centuries been a local communications for the surrounding villages, and was the center of five railway lines, (Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) line, Swanley to Ashford (via Maidstone East) Line South Eastern Main Line Kent Coast Line and Marsh Link Line) from the 19 century. With the opening of international passenger station is now an important European communication, with new lines running between London and the Channel Tunnel (via High Speed 1).

Town of Ashford is located in the eastern edge of the ancient forest "Andredsweald" or "Anderida". This originally stretched as far west as Hampshire, and formed the basis of the Weald is formed.

It is probable that the city is derived from the original composition has been founded in 893AD by residents fleeing the Danish Viking raids near the village of Great Chart (Seleberhtes Cert 762AD), although the Roman road passed by here for the manufacture of Iron in Canterbury. It's listed in the Domesday Book, written in 1086, the church, two mills and the value of 150 shillings, the original name of the Saxon "Essetesford" (or "Eshetisford", "Esselesford", "Asshatisforde", "Essheford"). The manor was owned by Hugh de Montford, Constable of England at that time. Writer Essetesford Philpot believed was the "ash trees growing near the ford", while Lampard, 16 th century local historian, suggested that it meant "ford over the river eshe or Eshet", which was the old name of the tributary of the River Stour between Lenham and Ashford.

Its proximity to London, Kent has always been a strong influence on the capital, and vice versa. Thus in the late 16th century, Cade (Cade of the rebellion) was credited by William Shakespeare in Henry VI, Part 2 as Ashford. The section contains an Ashford butcher called "Dick" who looks forward to remove the tape after the rebellion, saying the first thing we will kill all the lawyers.

Ashford importance as a growing city and the agricultural market was confirmed in 1243 when it was founded, and in the late 16th century, had risen to become an important market town, mainly for livestock. The market held in High Street until 1856 when local farmers and businessmen moved to Elwick Road and formed a company to market that claims to be the oldest surviving company registered in England and Wales. There is still a regular street market in the city, although the market, the company moved outside the city and is used by nearly 5,000 farmers. Ashford has a very interesting industrial heritage, from the seat Letraset world, how to create posters in advance of publishing. There was also the company that has been useful in colonial Tanzania.

Some parts of the date of the parish church of the 13th century but was renovated in the 15th century with many changes since then. In 1638, a free school was founded here, was built on the west side of the cemetery, and remained there until 1846, now used as museum.

During the Second World War meant Ashford transportation (rail) terminal and its location between the mainland and London was the target of Luftwaffe bombing.

School services joint intelligence was based on the Templer Barracks in Ashford, to the barracks were decommissioned in 1997 and demolished to make way for the first High Speed In 1982, Prince Andrew, Duke of York involved in "school".

Ashford is located in a valley at the confluence of the rivers Stour and Great Stour East, where the Great Stour turns north to pass through the Stour gap in the northern plains of Canterbury, Sandwich, and the English Channel. To the south lies the Weald.

The hometown of Ashford, in common with most cities, surpassed its original size and combined with small towns in an urban area. These people are Bockhanger, Kennington, Sevington, Singleton, and Willesborough. Moreover, the subdivisions were built in open spaces between Bybrook, Godinton, Kingsnorth, Park Farm, Stanhope.

In essence, a modern city, very little remains of the old center of Ashford, apart from some East timbered medieval and row in the cemetery of the city. A number of old buildings were removed to make room for the ring of controversy around the center, built in the 1970s. Three modern shopping malls are located in the town: Park Mall, County Square and the new Designer Outlet. Bank Street and High Street are traffic-free shopping streets.

The increase of the commercial importance of the city and its strategic location, evidenced by the number of industries, businesses and retail parks in the city. These include water, stream a 740 000 m ² (183 acres) for the production, storage and distribution facility with a cargo clearance Eureka Science Park business, including production sites and prestigious office complex, the 570,000-m ² (141 acres) Orbital Park, Ashford Designer Outlet Shopping Center, which won a design award, and fourteen other business parks and industrial areas. There is also a Premier Foods factory in the UK produce Soup Batchelor.

In 2007, earthquake in Kent, which recorded 4.3 on the Richter scale was felt in Ashford, its impact was more in Folkestone.

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