We know that divorce can be very difficult. There are numerous choices to worry about, including the status of the home. There are generally two choices when discussing the shared residence - it can be put on the market and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to get an appraisal of the residence.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division requires a well-supported, expert appraisal document that is defensible during a trial. When you order an appraisal from Bobkat Appraisal Services, you are assured the best in service with confidentiality, courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to provide for the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys and accountants depend on our appraisals when ascertaining what real property is worth for estates, divorces or other disputes requiring a value opinion. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As an attorney working with a divorce, your case's evidence typically needs an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. A great deal of the time the divorce date differs from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're versed in the procedures and requirements fundamental to perform a "retrospective" appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. We understand that divorce situations need to be handled prudently. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.