Divorce Appraisals in the state of MD by Astute Appraisals, Inc.
Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two choices when discussing real estate - it can be put on the market and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to commission an appraisal of the joint real estate.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal related to a divorce or other allocation of assets.
When the purpose of an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-supported, expert value conclusion that will hold up to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Astute Appraisals, Inc., you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Working through the particular needs of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
MD attorneys and accountants depend on our values when figuring out real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We submit appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys working with a divorce, your case's evidence regularly requires an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date may not be the same as the date you requested the appraisal. We're accustomed to the processes and what is essential to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and Fair Market Value conclusion corresponding to the date of divorce. We perform a reasonable number of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they require prudence delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.