The valuation reports issued by Bourassa Jodoin are recognized by all financial institutions to enable you to obtain the financing you need to carry out your projects. In addition, our reports can be transactional tools for the sale or purchase of a building.
The skill and professionalism demonstrated in the courts by our certified appraisers make them excellent expert witnesses before the various judicial bodies in several types of cases:
Legal Division of Property
By producing an up-to-date study of the target market, our certified appraisers are able to assist you effectively in a dispute or a delicate real estate transaction:
Dispute regarding the division of a property portfolio between shareholders
Litigation between tenant and landlord upon renewal of lease
Change in zoning affecting the value of a property
Family dispute over the sharing of real property
Litigation for hidden defects
Cost of rebuilding
Cost of Replacement
Given insurance policy requirements and increased construction costs, it is in the interest of all building owners to properly protect their assets with adequate insurance coverage. In the event of a specific claim or assignment, we can provide a comprehensive study of the cost of damage to the building and follow up on construction and repair work. Our evaluation reports include the following:
Identification of the building
Exterior and interior photographs
Date of construction and status of maintenance
Sketch of the building
Detailed replacement cost per component
Inclusions and exclusions
Defining the optimal rental value of a commercial space or a dwelling requires the certified appraiser to have thorough knowledge of the rental market in the territory: how much rent is paid by tenants for similar spaces? Who pays for expenses related to heating, electricity, property taxes, insurance and any other costs? The analysis reports provided by our chartered appraisers will allow you to negotiate your lease according to market parameters, thereby maximizing the profitability of your rental properties.
The municipal assessor must maintain the inventory of buildings on its territory to determine the real value of each building. These assessments provide the basis for sharing the tax burden among owners.
Bourassa Jodoin conducts valuations for capital gains purposes, such as the sale of a rental property or an estate.
The Municipal Tax Act allows property owners to negotiate or file a complaint if they find the value of their buildings to be incorrect, in particular by using a certified appraiser. Ask us to prepare a study justifying the real value of your building and to testify, if necessary, before the Administrative Tribunal of Québec.
Appraisal for Class Action
Residing near wind turbines can affect your quality of life and the value of your property. The same applies if your land is affected by the construction of an airport or mining operation. In such cases, a class action may be instituted. To effectively support your approach, contact Bourassa Jodoin for an in-depth analysis of these issues.