Probate & Insurance

Elstob & Elstob offer professional written valuations for probate (IHT), insurance, willing buyer/willing seller, matrimonial and family division. Our valuation reports are clear, accurate, and compliant with RICS Red Book, current legislation and best practice. They are prepared uniquely for each client; thoroughly researched using academic and market data; bound, and illustrated where required, and available in digital format if requested.

This is a nationwide service for which our fees are extremely competitive and may be reduced or waived, subject to consignment. For initial free advice, please contact David Elstob.

Probate Valuations

Central to Elstob & Elstob is our work for Trusts and Estates practitioners and we advise clients on all aspects of estates and collections, including probate, CGT and other tax planning, power of attorney matters and family division.

We offer a prompt and confidential service for individuals, executors, Trust companies, family offices and fiduciary agents.

Our service include:

  • One-stop service for the valuation of all chattels.
  • Probate valuations compliant with Section 160 of the 1984 Inheritance Act and formatted to mirror the current IHT 407 forms for ease of reference.
  • Market valuations for Capital Gains Tax planning and family division.
  • A single point of contact.
  • Immediate removal and safe storage of valuable items.
  • Advice on dispersal of bequests.
  • Complete house clearance service.

Insurance Valuations

The valuations provided by our valuers will save time and money in the unfortunate event of making a claim. For a competitive and inclusive fee, our specialists will prepare reports that will satisfy both policyholders and insurance companies when insuring against theft, loss and damage.

Our insurance valuations can be tailored to cover single items or large collections, and everything in between. Providing reference and identification documentation, Elstob & Elstob can assist with householder insurance valuations or those of museums, institutions and business corporations.

Our services include:

  • Walk-through service for initial assessment to agree the appropriate valuation format.
  • Fully researched and illustrated valuation documents for single items or entire house contents and collections.
  • Valuations that comply with the requirements of all major insurers.

Dedicated Services for Law Professionals

Elstob & Elstob has considerable expertise in providing bespoke professional services to law firms and their clients across the UK. Each client is treated as an individual and we guarantee the highest levels of courtesy, impartiality and confidentiality.

To find out more about our services, please download this information sheet


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