What is an Insurance Replacement Valuation?
An Insurance Replacement Valuation is an assessment of the building replacement costs in the event that your building is destroyed or deemed a total loss. The report estimates the actual cost to rebuild the building as at the time of the valuation and is needed to ensure that you have adequate insurance cover should the event arise.
Who needs property Insurance Replacement Valuations?
Property Insurance Replacement Valuations, as a part of body corporate report service, are typically needed by property owners, property managers, and insurance companies. Some common examples of entities that may need property insurance replacement valuations include:
Property Owners: Property owners who want to make sure that their property is fully insured in case of damage or loss can benefit from a property insurance replacement valuation.
Property Managers: Property managers who are responsible for managing multi-unit buildings or commercial properties can use property insurance replacement valuations to determine the amount of insurance coverage needed to fully protect these properties.
Insurance Companies: Insurance companies often perform property insurance replacement valuations for their clients to determine the amount of insurance coverage needed for specific properties.
Real Estate Investors: Real estate investors who own multiple properties can use property insurance replacement valuations to determine the amount of insurance coverage needed for each property.
Developers: Developers who are constructing new properties or renovating existing properties can use property insurance replacement valuations to determine the amount of insurance coverage needed for these projects.
Anyone who owns or manages a property and wants to ensure that it is fully insured can benefit from a property insurance replacement valuation.
How can Asset Economics Help?
Asset Economics can help you with property insurance replacement valuations by providing you with a comprehensive and accurate estimate of the value of your property. Our team of experienced appraisers and insurance experts will use a range of methods to determine the value of your property, including market analysis, cost of replacement estimates, and consideration of any necessary repairs. With our help, you can be confident that you have the right amount of insurance coverage to fully protect your property in case of damage or loss. We understand that your property is a valuable asset and we are committed to helping you ensure that it is fully protected. Whether you are a property owner, property manager, or insurance company, we can provide you with the professional and reliable services you need to ensure that your property is properly insured.
Did you know that with the recent increases in building costs many buildings are currently underinsured by 10-15%? We bet you didn’t, but we did! It’s our job to know exactly how to estimate the exact cover you need to keep your investment safe. Our expert Quantity Surveyors will ensure that your building has the correct cover. As a part of our strata management reports we make sure that your replacement cost report for insurance, covers the GFA or gross building area by systematically breaking down your building’s replacement costs into the standard building elements.
Your valuation will take into account cost factors like construction type, level of finish, common area and car parking. We cover all items to replace what is currently there as well as items that are now required under current BSA legislation. Other building costs included in our assessment are demolition costs, consultant fees, escalation costs, hard or soft landscaping and all council/regulatory fees.
At Asset Economics, we use cutting edge technology that gives our reporting outstanding accuracy, meaning that every square meter of your building area is covered. Your Insurance Replacement Valuation will be left in the hands of a team with over 10 years’ experience and more than 3,000 Insurance Replacement Valuations under their belt.