The Benefits of Using a Professional Building Valuation Service

What Is a Professional Building Valuation Service?

A professional building valuations service is a private entity that provides the current valuation of a property. It helps you to determine the applicable worth of a property. Based on the information, you can decide what to do with it.

A professional building valuation service hires valuers to prepare a property valuation report. This report highlights a property’s market value, future forecast, and pros and cons. 

The factors affecting a property’s valuation are its location, physical appearance, size, installed facilities, and security. A valuer determines the value of a property by finding the cumulative impact of these factors.

II. Benefits of Using a Professional Building Valuation Service

Since real estate involves a massive amount of money, so no matter should be handed over to newbies. Any experimentation can quickly turn into regret. Therefore, you should always hire a professional building service with a proven track record. 

Professional service provides the following benefits:

1. Quality of Work

The first thing you get from a professional service is the quality of your work. The valuer analyzes a property as per international standards and determines its worth. After that, the service issues an official document presentable during negotiations/finalization meetings. The professional service also provides insights on future worth and possible improvements in your property.

2. Setting The Right Price

A professional service allows you to set the right market property. An extravagant price decreases the number of customers, while a low price minimizes your return on investment. With this input from an acclaimed service, you can set a price per market demands.

3. Reduced Risk & Stress

Real estate is a volatile market. The valuation of property changes with every new trend and style. It brings a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of property valuation. Hiring a credible service for valuation reduces risk and stress. A valuation done by a professional service stays valid for 6-12 months.

4. Cost Savings

Although it might sound odd, a professional service can save you money. With professional assistance, there is no need for multiple visits and valuations. You can get one evaluation and present it to any customer with confidence. It saves a lot of time and money. Plus, after the finalization of projects, you can get a good return on investment against the price paid to a valuation service.

5. Access to Expertise/Knowledge

The professional service provides open access to the latest trends and contemporary knowledge. You can discuss any point regarding your property and plans. Some companies offer suggestions for the improvement of the interior or exterior of a house to raise its value. Following expert advice results in higher value and profits. 

6. Customization & Personalization

Professional service doesn’t use a general rule to determine property value, as every property is unique. So, a professional always stresses a physical visit to see the property. This customization helps find real-time data, highlighting the strong points and drawbacks.

These are the benefits of a professional building valuation service. If you are an Emirati looking for the valuation of any property, check out our valuation services.

How to Find a Professional Service Provider?

Finding a professional service provider has become a straightforward task in the modern world. Following are some tips to help you find the service of your choice.

1. Word-of-Mouth Referrals

There is no alternative to word-of-mouth referrals. If your acquaintances have known and worked with a valuation service provider, you can get clear insights about the company and its working style. With referrals, you can contact a local company working on property and business valuation in your vicinity. 

2. Online Reviews & Ratings

You can use Google and social media to collect online reviews and ratings about a company. Based on this data, you should shortlist 3-4 companies and select the one that meets your demands.

3. Networking Events & Conferences

Real estate companies often announce marketing events, conferences, and expos. You can find the presence of all reputed real estate companies at such events, and sometimes they offer special discounts and free valuation services for a house. So, always participate in real estate events. 

4. Industry Associations & Trade Groups

Professional building services are available from real estate industry associations and trade groups. Only reputed companies register themselves in such organizations. So, select a company from a real estate trade group and finalize the remaining details. 


A professional building valuation service is critical for the accurate valuation of a property. Professional service provides documented results considering location, appearance, size, facilities, and property security. The report is of high quality and accurate, helping you set up the right property price at a cost-saving price.

If you are a UAE resident looking for the valuation of a property, contact Land Sterling. We have a certified team with valuation experience of more than 200 Billion AED. We can evaluate any residential or commercial property across the region.


The five important aspects of any residential or commercial valuation are as follows:

  1. Location
  2. Property Curb Appeal
  3. Property Size
  4. Installed Facilities
  5. Security

The most commonly used valuation method for residential property is the direct sales comparison approach. The valuer finds the market value by comparing it against the latest properties sold in the same region.

The cost of a property valuation in the UAE varies depending on several factors, including the type of property, its location, size, and condition, as well as the scope of the valuation required. Generally, property valuation costs in the UAE can range from a few hundred to several thousand dirhams.

To get a more accurate estimate of the cost of a property valuation in the UAE, it’s best to contact a reputable valuation company like Land Sterling directly. They can provide you with a customized quote based on your specific needs and requirements.

Vinodh Mahadevan MRICS


Vinodh Mahadevan MRICS

Vinodh Mahadevan is the Head of Business & Strategy at Land sterling and a Member of MRICS. With over 14 years of experience in investment advisory, consulting, valuation & advisory services, he has gained extensive exposure to valuation engagements. Vinodh's expertise includes due diligence exercises, appraisals of commercial and residential properties, mortgage and collateral appraisals, retail malls, large-scale industrial parks, hospitality and entertainment projects, and other special use real estate valuations.


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