Probate Valuation Services Godalming Surrey

Probate Valuation of house contents or property by RICS Valuers: As one of the leading Surrey probate valuation companies, Jeffrey Avery and Associates can provide fully comprehensive house contents valuation for probate and property valuation for probate in Godalming, 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 Godalming area.

Probate Valuation Godalming: 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 Godalming.

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 Godalming, 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 Godalming: 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 Godalming.

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 Godalming

The city has existed since Saxon times (also see Godalming (hundred)), and probably earlier. It is mentioned in the will of King Alfred the Great, and the name is of Saxon origin, "Godhelms Ingus" could be translated as "godhelm family" and probably referring to one of the first masters of the house.

Godalming grew in size, because its location is about halfway between Portsmouth and London, who encouraged merchants to set up stalls and inns for travelers to buy and rest

Godalming appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Godelminge. He was tried by William the Conqueror. Its Domesday assets were: 2 churches (both held by Ranulf Flambard) worth of 12 years, 3 mills worth £ 2 1s 8d, 25 plows, 40 acres (16 hectares) of grasslands, forests worth 103 hogs. He paid £ 34. Its population was about 400 people. At that time, belonged to his manor to the king, but a few hundred years later, transferred the property to the Bishop of Salisbury, under a charter granted by King Edward I of England.

In 1300, the city won the right to hold a weekly market and annual fair. Its main industry at the time of woolen cloth, which contributed to the prosperity Godalming in the coming centuries, until a sudden drop in 17 century. Instead, people have applied their knowledge by knitting and weaving technology and began to produce casualties in a variety of materials, and later on the leather.

The willingness to adapt and move from one industry to another means that Godalming continued to prosper. For example, papermaking was adopted in the 17 th century, paper was manufactured are still in the 20 th century. Quarrying of stone Bargate has also provided an important source of income, as well as passing trade - Godalming was a popular stopping point for stagecoaches and distance coach between London and Portsmouth. In 1764, trade has received a further boost when the starting line of the river was conducted, linking the town of Guildford and from there to the river Thames and London in the Wey and Godalming Navigations.

In 1726, a maid named Mary Toft Godalming mocks the town into believing that she had given birth to rabbits. Physicians before any of the day came to witness the freak event and for a brief moment in history has made national sensation. Finally, Mary was found after a carrier was caught smuggling a dead rabbit in her room, she confessed to deploy at least 16 rabbits themselves and forge their birth.

Godalming has been so successful that in the 19th century was considerably higher than today, the county town of Guilford, and 1851 the population was over 6500 already was becoming a popular residence for commuters, it has been linked to London by train two years earlier, in 1849, and Portsmouth in 1859. Today the city serves Godalming railway station Portsmouth Direct Line. Godalming first mayor was Henry Marshall, who also founded the company and Marshall Solicitors in 1831.

On August 14, 1818, the city instead of the public hanging of two Chennells Chalcraft and William George, convicted of murdering George Chennells The oldest (the father of a prisoner, and a master of Chalcraft) and Elizabeth Wilson, her governess. This is considered the last public execution in England.

The city has about 230 listed buildings, including carpentry and masonry century Tudor 17. Godalming parish church has a choir early Saxon and Norman tower. The 19-century hall in the city, nicknamed the "Pepperpot" because of its dome, is a distinctive octagonal building located on High Street. With its unique design, has become de facto "logo" of the city today.

The present building dates from 1814 and replaced the medieval Old Market House, which had occupied the site since the early Middle Ages. It was in the House of market (and its predecessors) that the local Hundred Court met and discussed issues of local importance for over a thousand years. upstairs rooms continue to be used for gatherings of civilians until the 1908th The Pepperpot later housed the town museum, and continues to be used as a banquet hall audience. The vaulted space beneath the building at street level, was used as a market.

Other important buildings in the city include Edwin Lutyens Red House, and a major English public school, Charterhouse is located one mile from the city, on top of the Hill Charterhouse. Charterhouse won the FA Cup as the Old Carthusians in 1880 and 1881.

Winkworth Arboretum, with its collection of rare trees and shrubs, lies a few miles south.

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