Involved in a divorce? Highlands Appraisal has the specific competence you're looking for.
Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two options regarding common real estate - it can be put on the market and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to order an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal dealing with a divorce or other separation of assets.
A divorce appraisal must have a well-established, expert value conclusion that will hold up in court. Highlands Appraisal pledges to give you the very best in service with courtesy and well-supported conclusions. We also know how to handle the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys in CA as well as accountants rely on our opinions when figuring out what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is crucial. We have an abundance of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We create appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For legal professionals handling a divorce, your case's material facts frequently needs an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We're accustomed to the techniques and what is vital to complete a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate matching the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle we keep in mind that they require prudence delicately. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.