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Property Valuer

Assess the value of residential, industrial or commercial properties.

What's it like to be a Property Valuer?

Property Valuers are responsible for assessing the value of residential, industrial or commercial properties. Property Valuers may also be Assessors, who value properties for government tax purposes. Assessors often value an entire neighbourhood or land area at once by using mass appraisal techniques and computer-assisted appraisal systems.

Property Valuer

Tasks and duties

  • Estimate property or land values for sale or rental purposes.
  • Estimate the value of land and the buildings on the land before it is redeveloped.
  • Estimate the cost of rebuilding for insurance purposes.
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How to become a Property Valuer


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To become a Certified Practicing Valuer with a licence to value property, you need to complete an accredited qualification and meet the academic entry requirements for membership with the Australian Property Institute.

  1. Complete an accredited bachelor degree with Certified Practicing Valuer (CPV) certification, such as a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate, Bachelor of Property or Bachelor of Property Economics.
  2. Alternatively, if you already have a degree or experience in the real estate industry, you may be eligible to complete an accredited postgraduate degree, such as a Graduate Diploma of Property.
  3. After graduating, apply for membership with the Australian Property Institute.
  4. Gain professional experience (usually two years) to meet the requirements to become a Certified Practicing Valuer.

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Bachelor of Property

This qualification provides skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in property development or property management.

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Graduate Diploma of Property

This postgraduate program provides graduates looking to enter the property industry with core knowledge in property development and valuation.

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Bachelor of Property and Real Estate

This degree provides you with the skills and knowledge to start your career in property development and valuation.
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Latest Property Valuer reviews

Latest reviews from 5 Property Valuers surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Valuation - is a balance of science and art - knowing your market and sector
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Commerce
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Commercial & Development
The good things
Valuation requires diligence and analysis and experience helps make better assessments. The work is varied and you come across a wide range of property types, industry professionals and some very int...
The challenges
Working some jobs which take up more time and effort, making sure you can back up your assessments - from good research and comparable market transactions and industry / market knowledge.
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Oct 2018
Being a property valuer is bad unless your young and single
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Property
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Mortgage security
The good things
You get to spend half your day out of the office inspecting properties and meeting new people
The challenges
Working in the mortgage security space is very challenging with tight deadlines and ever decreasing fee base from the banks. As this is a predominately commission based jobs the reducing fees mean you...
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