Involved in a divorce? First Advantage Appraisal Service has the expertise for these matters.We know that divorce is a painful process. There are countless decisions to worry about, including the status of the house. There are generally two options regarding the house - 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 get an appraisal of the residence.
When the intended use of an appraisal is the division of assets, it must have a well-supported, authoritative value conclusion that will hold up during a trial. First Advantage Appraisal Service guarantees the very best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the sensitive conditions of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Maryland attorneys and accountants depend on our opinions when determining what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is crucial. We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys dealing with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date can be different from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're versed in the procedures and what it means to complete a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do, we understand that they need to be handled delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.