A divorce is often complicated by the troublesome decision of who gets the property, and it can be an especially daunting event for both parties. So both parties are fully aware of the true market value of their house, it’s a good idea to order an appraisal from Joseph Mier & Associates, regardless of the circumstances.
The parties will have a better idea of what price to set, if they wish to sell the home. And on the flip side, if a “buyout” is the chosen option, both parties will feel like they’ve gotten a fair assessment.
The death of a loved one is a difficult time in life, and settling an estate from a death, or probate, often calls for an appraisal to establish Fair Market Value for the residential property involved. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of discretion.
Unlike wealthy individuals, most Americans don’t have dedicated estate planners or executors to manage these affairs. And seeing that a home or other property often makes up an unequal share of the total estate value, understanding the true worth of the real estate at hand is of essential importance to ensuring disputing parties walk away knowing they’ve gotten an honest deal.
We understand the headaches involved with an employee relocation. That being said, we take great care in organizing a convenient appointment time for the appraisal inspection. During our intensive inspection, we encourage relocating employees to provide remarks on the positive attributes of their property, along with information regarding any current sales or listings in their neighborhood that they want considered.