Families & Friends
When a family member or friend is appointed to protect a ward, the process can be overwhelming and time consuming. Estate Management Services will work with you to collect, inventory, value and protect your ward's assets. We're prepared to:Trustee Support
- Secure, maintain and inspect residential homes - occupied or empty.
- Collect, inventory and establish values of personal property.
- Coordinate property services for you, your caregivers or your ward with one call.
- Organize all services for moves from home to living facilities or group homes.
- Arrange and provide oversight of an estate sale.
- Manage the rehabilitation of a residence and prepare for sale.
For those who find themselves in a position of administering a trust, Estate Management Services can ease the burden while protecting the assets of the trust. We can inspect and maintain trust properties with or without occupants. We can marshal assets, secure accurate valuations and coordinate insurance issues for real or personal property. We are experienced in working directly with trust administrators, financial advisors, insurance companies and beneficiaries. We can coordinate distribution issues, sell trust assets and manage trust properties. Estate Management Services will provide you with the peace-of-mind needed to fulfill your role as Trustee.Personal Representatives/Probate
A private-party appointment as a Personal Representative requires the coordination of many issues and accountability to the interested parties. Estate Management Services understands these complicated issues and the timelines that accompany them. We can expedite and manage many of these issues affordably and to the satisfaction of your clients - the beneficiaries. Reduce the risk of conflict with beneficiaries with support from EMS as we will ensure property issues are handled in an ethical, clear manner, pursuant to state law. We know that beneficiaries expect a timely and fair administration of an estate. We will work with you, your legal advisor and your financial team to administer the estate and tackle the challenges.Property Management
Whether you're at a distance or live in town, Estate Management Services can provide you with the peace of mind that your property concerns are being handled appropriately. The nature of our business is to provide only the services you need. We can provide residential support services for elderly friends and family members who continue to live at home or provide oversight and maintenance of a second home or investment property. We can monitor tenant issues or be your "feet on the ground" to manage issues while you're out of town or for those unable to handle property issues. We will work with your property association to meet their requirements and minimize the risk of assessments or fines. EMS will protect and preserve your investment.
Refer Estate Management Services to your clients who are tasked with the administration of conservatorships, estates, guardianships or as an agent under a POA. Your clients will appreciate our reasonable rates without sacrificing service. EMS can ensure that your client's responsibilities with the estate property are handled properly and ethically without creating overwhelming costs to the estate. EMS's knowledge and understanding of the probate system will allow for easier estate administration, accountings and court filings. EMS will provide the proper documentation for your administration and accounting work. Hire EMS to be the "boots on the ground" while your office administers estates. We can handle all aspects of your property management needs while your office handles the administrative aspects of the estate. Don't cut corners and rely on contractors or estate sale companies to fill voids in property issues. EMS will ensure your estate administration is handled properly and will stand up to the scrutiny of the beneficiaries and the court. EMS will inventory and protect the assets you manage. We'll verify insurance coverage for estate assets and coordinate coverage, often in short notice. Estate Management Services is ready to provide the ethical and knowledgeable support that will minimize conflicts and ease administration issues.Care Managers/Care Providers
Provide Estate Management Services contact information to your on-site nurses, care managers and care providers to provide property assistance at your clients' residence. Don't expect your staff to handle property issues when EMS can provide solutions to residential repair issues. Furthermore, we understand the need for your clients to have dignity and respect when strangers are present. We utilize contractors who will treat your clients' residence with care and be thoughtful to your clients. Don't risk your client's funds and company liability by calling the wrong contractor or repairing the wrong issue. Our office will coordinate the right person for the job. One call to EMS and the problem is ours and your staff can focus on their responsibilities. We understand the difficulty and responsibility that goes with caring for an elderly or incapacitated individual. Don't risk your attention being diverted with a household issue. We will handle the problem while you focus on the most important responsibility - your client.Conservators / Guardians
Protecting and securing your ward's assets is a daunting process. Leave the property aspect to EMS for competent and ethical management of your estates Special attention is given to conflict-of-interest issues and the proper handling and management of estates to ensure court compliance. Estate Management Services can assist with your ward's property issues as they arise. From maintaining the ward's residential property to valuing jewelry to assisting with a move and preparing a residence for sale, EMS can solve these challenges. EMS can handle all issues related to your ward's estate while treating your ward's property with respect and care. Our service providers understand the delicate circumstances they're entering and they will be considerate of your clients. Let us take the concerns of properly licensed and insured contractors off your mind. We will use the right contractor for your ward's assets. No concerns of whether property is being repaired or maintained properly. We will ensure your ward's property issues are coordinated efficiently, handled by the appropriate contractor and the work is completely properly.Fiduciaries
Utilize Estate Management Services for asset protection and oversight. Our office can marshal and secure your clients' assets - especially those at a distance from your office where travel and oversight costs can prohibit regular control. Don't hire additional staff for short-term estate issues. Utilize EMS to service your overflow property management issues with the experience of a proven estate manager without the costs of hiring and training new staff. Overflow work can be redirected to EMS to maintain quality of service to your clients and reduce estate administration delays. Resolve your dual control issues with less expense to your wards. EMS can serve as additional oversight to inventories and property inspections. Be certain your property control issues are handled properly and ethically. Hoarding and clutter issues often fall into the hands of fiduciary offices. EMS has significant experience dealing with remediating these properties while keeping costs under control. At your direction, Estate Management Services can coordinate the sorting, clean-up, debris removal and rehabilitation of any property in any condition. Save your ward's assets by using a more cost effective method to solving small or large property challenges. Benefit from an experienced property team that utilizes the right services for the issue at hand. EMS has a tested and proven list of contractors and service providers that will perform to your expectations.Financial Advisors & Accountants
Estate Management Services can provide the estate and probate services your office will need as an agent for a POA or as a Personal Representative. When the time comes to serve under these appointments, rely on the backing of an experienced licensed fiduciary with years of experience. As an agent for your office, EMS will work at your direction to administer all aspects of your property issues. Whether you have a client needing assistance with preparing a house for sale or administrating property for a probate matter, EMS can service your client, give you peace of mind and allow you to stay focused on your business demands.Living & Care Facilities
New residents moving to facilities often require assistance with their moves, oversight with the disposition of their personal property and someone to manage the sale of their residence. EMS can handle all issues related to relocating to assisted living with dignity and patience. We understand how this process can often be a difficult and challenging time for all parties involved. Estate Management Services can reduce those stresses and allow residents to focus on settling in.Trust Offices / Banks
Avoid the cost of establishing and maintaining a property management department. Outsource property issues to Estate Management Services and property management becomes an affordable aspect of your trust and estate administration. EMS can secure and maintain bank-owned properties. With short notice, EMS can coordinate the entire process to protect and preserve your valuable real estate investments before neglect causes the property to lose value. Maintain and protect your assets with affordable property inspection services. With our low cost, flat-rate property inspection services, you can be assured that assets are secure and being monitored. When issues arise, we will notify your office, make suggestions on how to address the issue and at your direction, resolve the problem.
EMS can maintain and provide oversight to your 2nd home or investment property. Through regular property inspections and oversight, absentee owners and investors can be assured that their property is receiving regular attention and not falling into disrepair. Don't wait to be notified by neighbors or your property association of issues with your investment. With regular inspection services from Estate Management Services, you can be certain that issues are addressed before they become a problem or avoided completely. Utilize EMS to provide oversight and management of upgrades and repairs to your investment. There's no need to travel to your property, miss work or try to manage contractors over the phone, Estate Management Services can be your eyes and ears and provide the oversight needed to ensure a quality repair or upgrade to your property.Landlords
Absentee landlords and busy local landlords can utilize Estate Management Services to provide them with oversight and maintenance assistance. EMS can collect rents or service as a point-of-contact for your tenants to report repairs and property issues. Utilize EMS to coordinate and provide affordable repairs and upgrades to your investment property. Don't lose a percentage of your rental income on a monthly or annual basis to a property management company when little or no management is needed. Estate Management Services bills by the hour for the work performed. Save money during the times your property doesn't have issues to be addressed. Estate Management Services will follow your direction to provide services to your rental property in a manner you see fit. We will communicate closely with the property owner, provided photos and video of property issues and keep owners posted with status reports. We will eliminate the need for the owner to be "on-site".Residents
Whether you need additional assistance with your primary residence, planning to move to assisted living or a seasonal resident, Estate Management Services can serve your needs. We work with residents to manage and oversee their property, whether it's occupied or not, at affordable rates without comprising quality of service. Have the peace of mind that your residence is being properly maintained to the level you expect. We will meet with you or your representative to review the property, discuss your concerns and develop a property management plan that fits your budget and meets your expectations. We offer flat-rate property inspection services for seasonal and owner-occupied residents who need additional assistance with their property while you're away from home or unable to handle such concerns. We also offer property service and repair coordination with one call to our office when issues arise and residents don't know who to call. With our list of experienced and tested contractors, we will match the appropriate contractor to your repair or service needs. Residents do not need to be concerned that they've contacted the wrong service provider or accrue expenses for services not needed. We will identify the issue and coordinate the right contractor for the job.