I received a call from a woman from Bedford NH today. She and her husband are going through a divorce and she inquired about an appraisal. The interesting part of this is that she ask if I could do a “neutral” appraisal for both the husband and wife.
I explained that I absolutely could do an appraisal on their Bedford home and that I would name both of them as clients. I also let her know that I do a lot of appraisal assignments like this and congratulated on working together. While do I provide expert witness services throughout New Hampshire, I always tell my divorce appraisal clients that it is always best if they can agree on a value themselves.
I do have a few guidelines and rules when conducting this type of an appraisal. They are:
Divorce is one of the most stressful times in one’s life. We can’t fix the marriage, but we can offer professional, reliable and respectful assistance in valuing your real estate.