Working on a divorce? Astute Appraisals, Inc. has the specific competence you're looking for.
We understand that divorce is a painful process. There are countless choices looming, including what happens to the home. There are generally two options when it comes to real estate - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds divided, 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.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal dealing with a divorce or other separation of assets.
A divorce appraisal needs a well-established, authoritative report that will hold up in court. When you order an appraisal from Astute Appraisals, Inc., you are assured the best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Working through the special conditions of a divorce situation is common territory for us.
MD attorneys as well as accountants rely on our analysis when determining what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise working with everyone involved and We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal documents that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As an attorney handling a divorce, your case's research regularly needs an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date differs from the date you purchased the appraisal. We're accustomed to the processes and what is vital to develop a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and Fair 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, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.