The main purpose of the role is to carry out valuations of residential properties including houses and flats as well as development sites and mixed-use properties mainly within Central London and also within the Home Counties, for a range of banks, buildings societies, other lending institutions, developers, private organisations or individuals.
As such the role entails:
Carrying out valuation inspections including taking photographs, assessing construction, period features, surrounding properties, and any other elements relevant to the value of the property or site.
Conducting detailed and thorough research to establish the value of a property or site applying a range of valuation methods and techniques including conducting analyses using relevant on-line databases and indices and obtaining data from local agents.
Analysis and interpretation of comparable evidence.
Conducting relevant searches for the property or site, including, where relevant, planning, council tax, business rate, flood, hazardous material, contamination searches.
Preparing valuation reports and advice to meet client needs and adhering to strict deadlines whilst complying with the RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards and other relevant standards.
MRICS qualified via the Residential or Valuation Surveying pathways.
Experience in undertaking residential valuations for secured lending purposes.
Knowledge of the underlying principles of property law, planning and other relevant regulations or controls and their impact on property values.