Splitting up assets?Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two choices when discussing 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 would find it in their best interest to get an appraisal of the shared real estate.
An appraisal for divorce purposes needs a well-supported, authoritative report that will hold up during a trial. When you order an appraisal from Capital City Valuation, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Taking into account the sensitive conditions of a divorce situation is frequent territory for us.
California attorneys as well as accountants depend on our analysis when determining what real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and can readily handle your needs. We create appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For lawyers working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date can be different from the date you purchased the appraisal. We are familiar with the methods and what is elementary to perform a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do, we keep in mind that they 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, ensuring the utmost discretion.