When involved in a divorce, choose West Michigan Appraisal to provide a realistic value of real estate to be divided.
We know that divorce can be very difficult. There are countless choices that have to be resolved, including what's going to happen to the house. There are generally two choices regarding real estate - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should order 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 separation of assets.
When the intended use of an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-supported, expert document that will hold up in court. West Michigan Appraisal pledges to give you an exceptional level of service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Handling the special challenges of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Attorneys in MI and accountants rely on our appraisals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We create appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For lawyers dealing with a divorce, your case's material facts often requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A great deal of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We are familiar with the techniques and what it entails to perform a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value opinion matching the date of divorce. We work on many divorce appraisals and we understand that they require prudence with the utmost care. 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.