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European Valuation Practice

Theory and Techniques, 1st Edition

By A. Adair, M.L. Downie, S. McGreal, G. Vos

Taylor & Francis

354 pages

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The variability of valuation practice within Europe is perceived as a problem within the globalization of property. This edited textbook examines the practice of real estate valuation in selected countries in Europe. The focus is on countries with well developed real estate markets in which both international and indigenous investors are active. The book is aimed at real estate professionals, financiers, institutional advisers, property researchers and students who require a greater understanding of comparative property appraisal techniques applied across Europe.


"This book is a first and offers an insight into a colourful marketplace where any young UK-trained valuer could feel comfortably at home but seriously challenged. It needs to be in every property library" - Journal of Property Valuation and Investment

"…an important and useful introduction for the practitioner wishing to evaluste European markets and their practices, and provides useful pointers for further research" - Journal of Property Valuation and Investment

"The authority comes from the strong editorial team and from the contributors, a list that reads like a Who's who of leading valuers and reals estate consultants working in Europe …informative and a delight to read from cover to cover, or simply to dip into…a fundamental guide to European valuation practice." - Chartered Surveyor Monthly.

Table of Contents

1.The Context of Valuation Practice in Europe. Part One: Theoretical Basis of Valuation. 2. Concepts and Models of Value. 3. Valuation of Investment Properties for Acquisition, Disposal and Performance Measurement. 4. Valuation for Loan Security. Part Two: Valuation Practice in Europe. 5. Belgium. 6. Finland. 7. France. 8. Germany. 9. Italy. 10. The Netherlands. 11. Norway. 12. Portugal. 13. Spain. 14. Sweden. 15. Switzerland. 16. United Kingdom. Part Three: European Valuation Perspective. 17. Conclusions and Prospects. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning