Divorce Appraisals in the state of Maryland by Avalon Appraisers, LLCWe know that divorce is a painful process. There are numerous decisions looming, including what happens to the home. There are generally two options when discussing the shared residence - it can be sold 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 commission an appraisal of the joint real estate.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division must have a well-established, professional report that is defensible during a trial. When you order an appraisal from Avalon Appraisers, LLC, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and top notch analysis. Handling the particular conditions of a divorce situation is familiar territory for us. Our Senior Appraiser David Straitman has over 16 years of experience and has been qualified as an expert in both District and Circuit Courts throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Region.
Attorneys as well as accountants in Maryland rely on our values when figuring out real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is relevant. We have a lot of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We create appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For lawyers handling a divorce, your case's evidence often requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you purchased the appraisal. We're accustomed to the methods and requirements needed to complete a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value opinion that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle, we remain conscious of the fact that they need to be handled delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which means the highest amount of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.