Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including “Who gets the house”? There are generally two options regarding the house – it can be sold and the proceeds divided, or one party can “buy out” the other. In either case, one or both parties should order an appraisal of the residence.
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Divorce proceedings require a well supported, professional appraisal that is defensible in court. When you order a divorce appraisal from REIS Group, you are assured to receive prompt professional service, courtesy, and an appraisal suited to meet the rigors of a courtroom cross examination. We stand behind our work.
We provide appraisal reports that are recognized in court and accepted by the Internal Revenue Service, national lenders and insurers. We have built our business on well crafted, timely reports.
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As an attorney handling a divorce, your needs oftentimes include an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date differs from the date you order the appraisal. We are familiar with the procedures and requirements necessary to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate matching the date of divorce.
NB: The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of discretion.