Working on a divorce? Daniel J. Smith Appraisals has the expertise you need.Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two alternatives regarding the house - 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 would find it in their best interest to order an appraisal of the joint real estate.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division needs a well-established, professional value conclusion that can be supported to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Daniel J. Smith Appraisals, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the sensitive conditions of a divorce situation is somewhat matter-of-fact for us.
Pennsylvania attorneys and accountants depend on our opinions when ascertaining what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We have an abundance of expertise working with everyone involved and are ready to assist with your needs. We assemble appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys representing a client in a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date differs from the date you requested the appraisal. We're experienced with the methods and what is vital to complete a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion corresponding to the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do, we keep in mind that they need to be handled delicately. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.