If you are getting a divorce, choose West Michigan Appraisal to provide a realistic value of residence to be divided.
We understand that divorce is a painful process. There are numerous decisions that have to be resolved, including what happens to the home. There are generally two alternatives when discussing common real estate - it can be put up for sale 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 shared real estate.
Contact us West Michigan Appraisal is at your service if you need an appraisal for the purposes of a divorce or other division of assets.
An appraisal for divorce purposes must have a well-supported, expert value conclusion that can be supported during a trial. When you order an appraisal from West Michigan Appraisal, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to handle the delicate needs of a divorce situation.
MI attorneys as well as accountants rely on our analysis when ascertaining what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is in question. 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 submit appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys handling a divorce, your case's research often requires an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you purchased the appraisal. We're accustomed to the methods and what it takes to complete a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value opinion matching the date of divorce. We perform a reasonable number of divorce appraisals and we understand that they require prudence delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which dictates confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.