Involved in a divorce? Gant Patrick R.E. has the specific competence you need.
Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two alternatives when discussing the shared residence - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would find it in their best interest to commission an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal related to a divorce or other allocation of assets.
An appraisal for divorce purposes requires a well-supported, authoritative value conclusion that will hold up to a judge. Gant Patrick R.E. pledges to give you the very best in service with courtesy and top notch analysis. We also know how to care for the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
CA attorneys as well as accountants rely on our appraisals when determining what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We have a lot of expertise working with everyone involved and We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We create appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys working with a divorce, your case's material facts often needs an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date may not be the same as the date you purchased the appraisal. We're comfortable with the techniques and all that it means to perform a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and Fair Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. We perform a reasonable number of divorce appraisals and we understand that they require prudence with total professionalism. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) means the highest amount of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.