Assess the value of land, property, commercial equipment, merchandise, personal effects, household goods and objects of art.
Valuers assess the value of real estate for the purpose of sale, rental, mortgage, insurance or rates. They also determine the market value of other items such as artworks, antiques and other objects that are to be put up for sale or auction.
Work may be in offices, auction rooms, art galleries, museums, and jewellery or antique shops. Regular travel to visit property or inspect items for valuation can be expected.
Suits those with good interpersonal skills, sound judgement and close attention to detail. Strong analytical skills and critical thinking are useful.
Formal qualifications in property or property valuation are usually required for property valuers. Valuers in other areas usually have extensive experience and qualifications in that field.
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