Services

Valuation and Appraisal Reports

Knight Freeman specialises in the provision of appraisal and valuation reports for a wide client base, covering a broad range of properties, located throughout south east England.

RICS Compliant

All of our valuation and appraisal reports are prepared in full compliance with the RICS Valuation – Professional Standards 2012 (the Red Book).

All valuers working for Knight Freeman possess the necessary expertise and experience required to provide the requisite advice; the firm has adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance cover and, in addition to the firm, all valuers are registered under the RICS Valuation Registration Scheme.

Clients

  • Lloyds Bank Plc
  • Barclays
  • RBS/Natwest
  • HSBC Bank PLC
  • Santander
  • Shawbrook Bank Limited
  • Aldermore Bank Limited
  • Norwich and Peterborough Society
  • Clydesdale Bank
  • Bank of Cyprus
  • Turkish Bank

The Reports

Property appraisal and valuation reports generally include the following:

  • Valuation summary sheet/executive summary, description, accommodation, location and condition.
  • Statutory enquiries
  • Environmental issues
  • Tenure
  • Market trends/comments
  • Valuations (both capital and rental values)
  • Insurance reinstatement cost assessment
  • Comparables
  • Valuation calculations
  • Explanatory comments

Business appraisal and valuation reports also include the following:

  • Location, description, accommodation and condition
  • Summary of trade, furnishings, fittings and equipment
  • Business operation
  • Competition
  • Analysis of accounts
  • Assessment of current trade or fair maintainable trade
  • Brief description of applicant’s proposals
  • Business projection, if considered appropriate
  • Market value of property and business
  • Apportionment of market value between business and property

It should be noted that our reports do not form a structural or building survey.