Probate Valuation Services Maidstone 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 Maidstone, 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 Maidstone area.

Probate Valuation Maidstone: 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 Maidstone.

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 Maidstone, 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 Maidstone: 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 Maidstone.

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 Maidstone

Saxon charters (C975) shows the first recorded case the name of the city, they maeides punching and Stana maegdan with the possible meaning of the stone to be girls or any other stone of the population. The latter view can refer to the Megalith near rallies around which would take place. The name evolved through admitted punching / meddestane as reported in the Domesday Book until, in 1610, the modern name appeared. It was also suggested that the name comes from the stone in the river to give clothes to be rinsed with clean water, far from the banks of the River.

Neolithic discoveries have revealed the first occupation of the area, and the Romans have left their mark: the road through the city and evidence of their villas. The Normans set Shire controversial, and religious organizations founded the abbey of Boxley priests as well as hospitals and colleges. Today, suburban Penenden Heath came to the place of execution during the Middle Ages.

Maidstone chartered as a city was first confirmed in 1549, albeit briefly revoked, a new charter in 1551 created the city as a city. City Charter was ratified in 1619 by James I, and arms, wearing a golden lion and a representation of the river, was designed (in heraldic terms "or, Fez blue wavy gules between three medallions, a chief gules a leopard or maintenance"). Recently, these weapons have been added at the head of a white horse (representing Invicta, the motto of Kent), a golden lion and an Iguanodon. The Iguanodon concerns the discovery in the 19th century local fossilized remains of a dinosaur as: The remains are now displayed in the Museum of Natural History in London.

During the Civil War a battle took place here in 1648, resulted in the victory of the parliamentary forces. Andrew Broughton, who was mayor of Maidstone, in 1649 (and clerk to the High Court of Justice) was responsible for declaring the death sentence of Charles I, and today a plaque to memorialize Maidstone Centrum Andre as "Mayor and regicide" (a killer of Kings).

Maidstone have been given the right to a prison in the city since 1604, the current prison is located north of downtown and was completed in 1819. Barracks have been part of the city since 1797, when the first was built. Current Invicta Barracks is home to the Royal Engineer Regiment Engineers 36, which includes two Gurkha Field squads.

In economic terms, the history of Maidstone has been developed around the river and the surrounding countryside. Paper mills, quarrying stone, beer and textiles flourished. Whatman paper manufacturer James and his son invented wove paper (Whatman) to Turkey Mill 1740, a breakthrough in the history of printing.

The modern town of Maidstone has a number of previously isolated villages and settlements (see Geography below).

The offices of the County, north of downtown were built in Portland stone between 1910 and 1913. Maidstone General Hospital opened on the outskirts of the city in 1983, replacing West Kent General Hospital, which opened 150 years ago in Marsham Street. The new Maidstone General Hospital is located just north of the former Oakwood Hospital (originally the Kent County Asylum) which closed in the mid 1990's.

Many of today's residents are employed by retail areas, administrative, or service within the city there are many industrial areas around the city, and they employ. Proportion of the workforce commute to other cities like London.

Previously covered by the single county constituency of Maidstone (once owned by Benjamin Disraeli) until 1997 when boundary changes led to its collapse, the city is divided between the districts of Maidstone and Faversham and Mid Kent Weald. The current members of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald was curator Helen Grant, who replaced fellow conservatives and retired owner Ann Widdecombe in the 2010 general elections. Since 2001, Rep. Kent Faversham and a half was a conservative, Hugh Robertson.

The city is in, and is the main town, the local government district of Maidstone, which includes the surrounding rural areas. The city is divided into twelve departments of municipal Allington, Bridgeport, wood and Othman, is Fante, Heath, High Street, Park Wood, Shepway North, Shepway South, South and North. These departments have thirty of the 55 seats in Maidstone Borough Council. In 2010 Maidstone Council election, had 28 seats on the board, as the Conservative Party, 23 by Liberal Democrats and 4 in the Independent.

Maidstone Borough Council is responsible for running local services, such as recreation, garbage collection and housing, while Kent County Council is responsible for education, social services and trade rules. The two councils are involved in planning the city.

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