Divorce Appraisals in the state of MA by Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services
We know that divorce is never easy. There are countless issues that have to be resolved, including the fate of the home. There are generally two choices regarding real estate - it can be put on the market and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should commission an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us if you require an appraisal for the purposes of a divorce or other separation of assets.
A divorce appraisal requires a well-established, authoritative value conclusion that can be supported to a judge. Barnstable/Plymouth Appraisal Services guarantees an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and top notch analysis. Taking into account the sensitive needs of a divorce situation is somewhat matter-of-fact for us.
MA attorneys as well as accountants rely on our analysis when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is in question. We have an abundance of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and can readily handle your needs. We provide appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For legal professionals dealing with a divorce, your case's material facts often necessitates an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We are familiar with the procedures and what is essential to do a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate corresponding to the date of divorce. We handle a reasonable number of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they require prudence with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.