Working on a divorce? Behrens Appraisal Services has the experience you're looking for.We realize that divorce can be very difficult. There are countless issues that have to be finalized, including what's going to happen to the shared residence. There are generally two alternatives when discussing the house - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would find it in their best interest to commission an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division should include a well-established, authoritative value conclusion that can be supported in court. Behrens Appraisal Services guarantees the very best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Handling the sensitive challenges of a divorce situation is frequent territory for us.
Attorneys as well as accountants in Iowa rely on our opinions when determining what real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is in question. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We create appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For lawyers representing a client in a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date differs from the date you ordered the appraisal. We're experienced with the techniques and what it takes to perform a retrospective appraisal that has 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) means the highest amount of confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.