Handling a divorce? Risser Appraisals has the experience you need.Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including who keeps the house. There are generally two alternatives when discussing real estate - 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 should get an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
When the intended use of an appraisal is the division of assets, it requires a well-supported, expert report that can be supported in court. Risser Appraisals guarantees an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and top notch analysis. Handling the particular needs of a divorce situation is somewhat matter-of-fact for us.
Pennsylvania attorneys as well as accountants depend on our appraisals when ascertaining real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As an attorney representing a client in a divorce, your case's research typically requires an appraisal to determine 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 versed in the methods and what is elementary to complete a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do, we understand that they need to be handled delicately. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.