Divorce Appraisals in Okaloosa County by Houston Appraisal Services, Inc.Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two alternatives regarding common 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 should get an appraisal of the residence.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division should include a well-supported, expert value conclusion that is defensible to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Houston Appraisal Services, Inc., you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the particular needs of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Florida attorneys and accountants depend on our opinions when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For lawyers representing a client in a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you requested the appraisal. We're accustomed to the processes and requirements requisite to complete a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. We handle many 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 compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.