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Valuation and Sale of Residential Property

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ISBN13: 9780728205284
Published: February 2008
Publisher: Estates Gazette
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.99

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David Mackmin's Valuation and Sale of Residential Property is an important book that comes at a time of considerable change in the residential market. With Home Inspection Packs (HIPs), Energy Performance Certificates and further Government proposals for consumer protection in the area of estate agency, pending, it is essential for the estate agents to bring themselves up to speed.

These revisions, supported by a team of academics and practitioners who also act as examiners for the National Association of Estate Agents, are integral to giving an honest appraisal of a house’s value. This text is the essential guide for: individuals entering the residential property market seeking guidance on the legal and professional standards expected from estate agents, surveyors undertaking inspections of residential properties and professionals carrying out residential mortgage valuations.

In addition to covering a wide range of topics including, building insurance, council tax and compulsory purchase, this book works as an aid to the residential property market to inform professional agents of who to refer a client to for expert advice.

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1. Residential Property and the Determinants of Value
2. The Effect of Physical Factors on Value
3. Residential Property Valuation
4. Residential Agency
5. Taking on Residential Property for Sale
6. Sales by Auction
7. Selling New Homes
8. Mortgages and Mortgage Valuations
9. Other Residential Surveys
10. The Legal Process
11. Leasehold Residential Property
12. The Desirable Plot
13. Home Improvements
14. Investing in Residential Property
15. Valuation for Other Purposes
1. The Rent Charges Act 1977
2. The Nature and Use of Valuation Tables
3. RICS Residential Estate Agency Practice Statement (1997)
4. RICS Mortgage Valuation Specification
5. The RICS Homebuyer Survey and Valuation (HSV) Report Form