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What is asbestos surveying?

Asbestos Type 2 survey includes taking samples – The presence of asbestos can be confirmed or ruled out after samples undergo lab analysis. This type of survey will also identify the type of asbestos present and the level of risk involved.

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Does asbestos affect property value?

An Asbestos survey assesses a building to find asbestos containing materials and to assess the risk to persons living or working in the building. The Surveyor will consider the risks in view of the building’s construction or build type, building age as well as modifi...

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How do you conduct an asset valuation?

The company needs to look at its balance sheet and identify tangible and intangible assets.From the total assets, deduct the total value of the intangible assets.From what is left, deduct the total value of the liabilities.

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Is freehold property good to buy?

Leasehold enfranchisement……When undertaking a valuation for negotiation the Chartered Valuation Surveyor has to interpret the right evidence for the right situation to bring maximum benefit to the Client. 

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How do you value land for residential development?

"Residual Method, is used to establish a range of values for Land & Development Valuations and the depreciated replacement cost method can be used for specialist properties where there is a very limited market, such as schools.Market value is a concept distinct f...

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How do you value land for residential development?

How do you value land for residential development? 

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How do you value a property developer?

Gross development value less costs, known as the Residual Method, is used to establish a range of values for Land & Development Valuations and the depreciated replacement cost method can be used for specialist properties where there is a very limited market, such...

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What is the Red Book RICS?

RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) represents the property profession in 146 countries, and regulates its ‘Chartered’ members. All valuations are subject to the RICS International Valuation Standards otherwise known as the ‘Red Book’. 

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What is the purpose of the RICS?

RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) represents the property profession in 146 countries, and regulates its ‘Chartered’ members. All valuations are subject to the RICS International Valuation Standards otherwise known as the ‘Red Book’. 

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What is market value rent?

Market Rent is defined by the RICS as "the estimated amount for which an interest in a real property should be leased on the valuation date between a willing lessor and willing lessee on appropriate terms in an arm's length transaction, after proper marketing and whe...

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