Divorce Appraisals in the state of Florida by Frank D Bittle SRADivorce settlements involve many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two choices regarding common real estate - it can be sold and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to order an appraisal of the residence.
When the purpose of an appraisal is the division of assets, it needs a well-supported, expert report that is defensible in court. Frank D Bittle SRA pledges to give you an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Working through the particular needs of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Florida attorneys and accountants rely on our appraisals when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value opinion. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal documents that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As an attorney representing a client in a divorce, your case's evidence often needs an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date can be different from the date you purchased the appraisal. We are familiar with the processes and what is vital to perform a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce. We perform many divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.