Working on a divorce? Appraisal Associates of Lancaster, Inc. has the specific competence for these matters.Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two alternatives regarding common 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 order an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
An appraisal for divorce purposes needs a well-supported, professional report that will hold up to a judge. Appraisal Associates of Lancaster, Inc. guarantees the very best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to handle the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys and accountants in Pennsylvania rely on our opinions when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We have an abundance of expertise working with everyone involved and are ready to assist with your needs. We assemble appraisal documents that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For lawyers working with 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 may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We are familiar with the techniques and what's requisite to develop a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we perform, we understand that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.