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Residential (House) Insurance – How do you adequately assess Replacement Cost Cover?

FACT – “The world as we knew it has changed” for Residential (House) Insurance coverage within the New Zealand market (the change being as a result of the financial losses which Insurers have incurred following the Canterbury earthquakes). While many may feel the change is not in the general public’s best interest; at least, “natural disasters” insurance cover is still available within the New […]

Seven Tips For Subdividing

A Valuer’s involvement in the subdivision  process, can be for a number of purposes, these could include: Feasibility studies, undertaken before the development is undertaken to assess its viability, for Mortgage Finance (often required before a subdivision commences; and may include, “as is” and “as if completed” valuation scenarios), and to assess of “land value” for Local Authority “Reserve Fund […]

Rating Valuations

Late 2013 saw the release of the tri-annual Rating Valuations for both Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt cities. The release of “new” Rating Valuations can often cause a good deal of consternation to home owners; and as Valuers working intensively within the Hutt Valley market, we often field numerous calls from concerned parties (and are happy […]

Lessons to be learnt from the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch Earthquakes

COMMENT RELATING TO THE CANTERBURY EARTHQUKE OF SEPTEMBER 2010. It is likely to take quite some time for the long term effects of the Canterbury earthquakes to filter through; however from “Day One”, the earthquake was likely to have a profound impact, not only upon the Canterbury Region, but also upon the rest of New Zealand; in […]