We know that divorce can be very difficult. There are many choices looming, including what's going to happen to the house. There are generally two options when it comes to the house - it can be sold and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to order an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us if you require an appraisal for the purposes of a divorce or other allocation of assets.
When the intended use of an appraisal is a divorce settlement, it requires a well-supported, professional document that is defensible during a trial. pledges to give you an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and top notch analysis. Working through the special conditions of a divorce situation is somewhat matter-of-fact for us.
attorneys and accountants depend on our analysis when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is material. We have a great deal of expertise working with everyone involved and are ready to assist with your needs. We submit appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For legal professionals representing a client in a divorce, your case's research regularly needs an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date differs from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're accustomed to the methods and what is vital to perform a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. We perform lots of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) means the highest amount of confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.