Dividing marital assets?Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two options when it comes to common real estate - it can be sold and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should commission an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
When the intended use of an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-supported, authoritative appraisal document that is defensible in court. When you order an appraisal from Classic Valuations, Inc., you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Through experience and education, we've learned how to handle the delicate needs of a divorce situation.
Florida attorneys as well as accountants rely on our appraisals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As a legal professional working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We're accustomed to the procedures and the effort mandatory to complete a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion corresponding to the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we take on, we keep in mind that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which dictates confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.