Involved in a divorce? Peak Appraisals has the experience you're looking for.We understand that divorce is never easy. There are many decisions looming, including the status of the house. There are generally two alternatives when discussing the shared residence - it can be put on the market and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to commission an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
A divorce appraisal should include a well-established, authoritative value conclusion that is defensible during a trial. Peak Appraisals pledges to give you the very best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the sensitive challenges of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Attorneys as well as accountants in Washington rely on our values when determining real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is relevant. 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.
As a lawyer handling a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to establish market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date can be different from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're versed in the procedures and what is vital to perform a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value opinion that matches the date of divorce. We work on a reasonable number of divorce appraisals , and we understand that they need to be handled delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.