Assessors, valuators and appraisers
Determine the value of land, businesses, estates and other real estate for the purpose of selling, purchasing, taxing or disposing of assets.
If you have an out-of-the-ordinary sense of observation and know how to put your analytical skills to good use, you will be an exceptional estimator or appraiser.
Assessors, valuators and appraisers determine the value of land, businesses, estates and other real property, for purposes of sale, purchase, taxation or disposal of assets. Appraisers also determine the value of personal and household items. Assessors, valuators and appraisers are employed by government agencies, real estate firms and other private companies, or they may be self-employed.
- Assess value of land, building, structures, machinery, equipment and property improvements for purposes of taxation, grants and regional planning and prior to sale or purchase
- Review and analyze data such as past sales, title searches, engineering and alignment maps, soil maps, subdivision plans, water and sewer plans, leasing cost data and easements
- Explain assessment process to ratepayers.
- Collect and analyze financial records of a business, such as financial statements, budgets, projections and sales data, to assess its competitiveness or to estimate its market value
- Prepare reports for estate planning, matrimonial litigation, insurance and business losses
- Appear as an expert witness before courts, security regulators and other regulatory boards and commissions.
- Appraise value of property, building, industrial and commercial machinery and equipment and personal and household items
- Prepare appraisal reports for lending agencies, insurance companies, government departments, courts, attorneys, creditors, buyers or auctioneers.
* Appraisers may specialize in a specific type of appraisal such as real estate appraisal.
DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)
More informationMore information on this job on IMT online
This trade is in highest demand in these regions: