Splitting up assets?Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two choices regarding the house - it can be put up for sale 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 commission an appraisal of the residence.
A divorce appraisal needs a well-supported, authoritative report that is defensible to a judge. Affordable Appraisals guarantees the very best in service with courtesy and top notch analysis. Handling the particular challenges of a divorce situation is frequent territory for us.
Kansas and Missouri attorneys as well as accountants depend on our analysis when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We have an abundance of expertise working with everyone involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We create appraisal documents that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For lawyers handling a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We're versed in the techniques and the effort needed to perform a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. We perform lots of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.