If you are getting a divorce, choose Scotco Appraisals to provide an accurate value of residence to be divided.Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two options regarding common real estate - it can be sold 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 common real estate.
When the reason for an appraisal is the division of assets, it must have a well-supported, authoritative value conclusion that can be supported to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Scotco Appraisals, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Through experience and education, we've learned how to provide for the prickly needs of a divorce situation.
California attorneys and accountants depend on our appraisals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As an attorney working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to establish market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We are familiar with the procedures and what is essential to do a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle, we keep in mind that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) dictates confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.