Probate Valuation Services Wokingham Berkshire

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

Probate Valuation Wokingham: 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 Wokingham.

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 Wokingham, 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 Wokingham: 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 Wokingham.

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 Wokingham

Wokingham means "house of Wocca". Wocca was apparently the Saxon leader, who also owns the land Wokefield in Berkshire and Woking in Surrey. Victorian era was known as Oakingham with Acorn and oak leaves is a city symbol.The Wheelwrights were the first family are in town and give the name of Wokingham. Initially, it was part of the Sandhurst Wheelwrights bought up the rights and privileges of the Wokingham area.

The courts held in Windsor Forest and Wokingham in the city has done well to keep the market in 1219 the Bishop of Salisbury was largely responsible for the growth of the city at this time. He set out roads and plots of land so that they can be hired. There are no records showing that in 1258 bought the rights to hold fairs in three cities each year. Queen Elizabeth granted the city rights in 1583. From 14 and 16th centuries, Wokingham was famous for its bell foundry, which provides many of the churches throughout the south of England.

During the Tudor period, Wokingham known as a producer of silk. Some of the houses involved in the Cottage Industries are increasingly being seen in Rose Street. Houses with higher ground housed the looms. This can be seen from the position of the outer beams of houses. It is said that one of the original mulberry (the favorite food of silkworms), remains one of the gardens.

Wokingham was once famous for its bullfights. In 1661 George Staverton left a legacy in his will giving two bulls to be bound to the market and baited by dogs on the day of St Thomas (21 December) each year. Bulls marched around the city for a day or two before the event and then locked in the courtyard of the original Rose Inn, which was located where today's Super pharmacies. People came from miles around to see the show dangerous. A number of dogs would be maimed or killed during the event and the bulls were eventually destroyed. The meat and leather were distributed among the poor in the city. Some of the spectators also sustained fatal injuries. In 1794, the morning after the bullfights North Elizabeth was found dead and covered with bruises. In 1808, 55, Martha May died after being hit by fighters in the crowd.

After years of 1634-1644 Wokingham was regularly searched, and Cavaliers and Roundheads, two forces in the "English Civil War". These attacks are looting livestock and trade goods, and general disorders. More than thirty buildings were burned, nearly 20% of the buildings of the city. In the first 18 years that he had fully recovered from Wokingham.

In 1723, the 'Black Act was passed by Parliament to make it a crime for a black face criminal acts. It was named after a notorious gang of thugs known as "Black Wokingham", who terrorized the region.

In the 18th century, was The Ballad of Molly Mogg wrote in Wokingham. Molly was the daughter of the publican of the waitress Old Rose Inn (not on the current site). She was known by local man Binfield, Alexander Pope, who, during a storm, is stranded at the inn with his friends, Gay, Swift and Arbuthnot. They wrote the song extolling its virtues to pass the time.

The character of Tom the chimney sweep in the history of the childhood classic Charles Kingsley The Water Babies is based on the life and work of a boy named James Wokingham Offshore, he was a boy sweep in Victorian times . In his later years Offshore chimneys swept at home in the rectory of Charles Kingsley Eversley, Hampshire. Seaward was elected Alderman of Wokingham from 1909 until his death in 1921. There were 12 children and several of their descendants still live there. The Water-Babies are the subject of public sculpture in Wokingham first installed in 1999, which adorns the entrance at Wokingham Library.

The cruel 'sport' was banned by the Company in 1821, but the bulls were still provided at Christmas and the meat distributed to the poor. Bull bait has been banned by an Act of Parliament in 1833.

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