Handling a divorce? Michael Smith Appraisals, Inc has the experience you need.We know that divorce can be very difficult. There are countless issues to worry about, including what to do with the house. There are generally two alternatives regarding common real estate - 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 should get an appraisal of the joint real estate.
When the reason for an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-established, expert value conclusion that will hold up to a judge. Michael Smith Appraisals, Inc pledges to give you an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. We understand how to provide for the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Georgia attorneys as well as accountants rely on our values when calculating what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise working with everyone involved and can readily handle your needs. We create appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For lawyers 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 elementary to complete a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value opinion that matches the date of divorce. We handle lots of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they need to be handled prudently. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.