Divorce Appraisals in Benton County by Appraisal Group Raines and PhillipsWe know that divorce can be very difficult. There are countless issues that have to be resolved, including what to do with the shared residence. There are generally two choices when it comes to 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 get an appraisal of the residence.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division must have a well-established, expert appraisal document that is defensible in court. When you order an appraisal from Appraisal Group Raines and Phillips, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the sensitive conditions of a divorce situation is common territory for us.
Attorneys as well as accountants in Washington rely on our opinions when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We have a lot of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and are ready to assist with your needs. We provide appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
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. Many times the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We're experienced with the processes and all that it entails to perform a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion matching the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle, we keep in mind that they need to be handled prudently. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.