Divorce

 We understand that divorce can be very difficult. There are numerous decisions looming, including the status of the home. There are generally two options regarding the house – 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 would find it in their best interest to order an appraisal of the joint real estate. A divorce appraisal requires a well-supported, professional appraisal document that can be supported in court. Pathway Appraisals valuations gives you an exceptional level of service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to handle the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys as well as accountants in California depend on our appraisals when ascertaining what real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We have a great deal of expertise working with everyone involved and can readily handle your needs. We create appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.

As an attorney dealing with a divorce, your case’s research typically requires an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. A great deal of the time the divorce date can be different from the date you ordered the appraisal. We’re comfortable with the techniques and all that it entails to perform a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we handle, we remain mindful of the fact that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which means the highest amount of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.