Fee Guide & Valuation Process

By: Edwards Valuations  06-Dec-2011

Edwards Valuations strives to provide the best quality service at the best possible price.  Our fees are set according to the size and nature of the valuation.  The cost of a valuation is very small compared to other expenses involved in a property transaction.  Yet, the advice provided is very important.

Fees are charged on a time and expenses basis.  In general, larger more expensive properties incur a higher fee. 

Prior to phoning our office to

obtain a quote

we recommend you are aware of the following details:

• Address of Property to be Valued

• Purpose of Valuation

• Approximate price range the property would fall into.   

   (eg.  Below $500,000 or between $600,000 to $700,000 etc)

To qualify for a $25.00 discount, we would like you to pay for your valuation while we are preparing it.  What method suits you best?

• Visa

• MasterCard

• Cheque

• Cash

  • Report formats are in accordance with standard requirements and as preferred by banks and other lending institutions.
  • A discount normally applies to an update of a previous valuation carried out by Edwards Valuations Limited.
  • We do not charge to readdress the front page of the Valuation for the existing client.
  • Verbal fee estimates or firm written quotations can be provided on request.
  • Fees are payable within 7 working days of receipt of invoice, unless otherwise agreed with Edwards Valuations Ltd.
  • The report remains the property of Edwards Valuations Ltd until the account is fully paid.
  • Payment is accepted by personal cheque, bank cheque, direct debit, Visa card or MasterCard or in cash.
  • A Cancellation Fee of $100 (incl. GST) will be charged for inspections cancelled less than 24 hrs before arranged appointment. This is to cover preliminary research and administration conducted prior to valuation.

Overdue Accounts:

The client shall be liable to pay all costs and expenses of debt recovery and/or legal costs incurred. 

If you require a Valuation please call us on

09 358 9164


0800 VALUER (0800 82537),


The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

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The Valuation Process

This time frame is dependent on our Valuers being able to gain access to the property in a timely manner. Inspecting the property, noting construction, quality of fit-out, condition and calculating floor areas. Receiving instructions and establishing the purpose of the valuation. Checking the Town Planning and zoning controls (Resource Management). Checking the location including surrounding amenities and facilities.



Review of the property’s Certificate of Title, noting any registrations or detrimental features which may effect value or saleability. Investigation and analysis of recent comparable sales with proximity to the property being valued. Investigation as to the property’s Legal Description and Resource Management Considerations. Summary of surrounding locality outlining any notable features. Apportioned valuation (Improvements, Land & Chattels.