Divorce Appraisals in the state of California by Maxwell Appraisal ServicesFinalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two options regarding real estate - it can be sold and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would find it in their best interest to order an appraisal of the joint real estate.
When the reason for an appraisal is the division of assets, it requires a well-supported, professional report that will hold up to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Maxwell Appraisal Services, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We understand how to provide for the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys and accountants in California rely on our appraisals when ascertaining real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal reports that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As an attorney working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. A great deal of the time the divorce date can be different from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're comfortable with the techniques and the effort necessary to do a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion matching the date of divorce. We perform a reasonable number of divorce appraisals , 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) dictates confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.