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Property Valuation Fundamentals

Understanding the basic valuation techniques and principles, including rental and capital valuation methods.

CEA credit hours applied

Wed 11 Mar 2020
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
REDAS, Singapore Shopping Centre, 190 Clemenceau Avenue #07-01, Singapore, 239924
6 hours CPD
SGD650 + 7% GST


This course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of property valuation that is fundamental to providing appropriate valuation advice. Participants will be provided with guidance on using basic valuation techniques and principles, including rental and capital valuation methods on simple examples.

It will also provide an overview of the Red Book, International Valuation Standards (IVS), other valuation standards, and the key principles of valuation certainty.

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Learning objectives

  • Understand common approaches to valuation and key investment appraisal techniques
  • Introduction to the five common methods of valuation and when to apply them
    eg Comparative method, investment method (traditional and Discounted Cash Flow) and residual appraisal, depreciated replacement cost/contractor’s method and profits method
  • Understand how to apply the appropriate valuation methodology in different contexts
  • Analyse risks using the best approaches
  • Interpret clients’ requirements, valuation standards and the professional requirements of valuers
  • Assess key market factors influencing value
  • Appreciation of valuation for different asset classes eg residential, industrial, commercial, flexible spaces etc

Who will benefit

  • Assistant property manager or asset manager
  • Senior and junior property management executives
  • Developers
  • Builders
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Property managers from banks and general insurance companies
  • Property administrators
  • APC candidates taking on the related pathways (Management Consultancy, Investment and Valuation)

Meet the trainer

James Crawford, Head of Valuations, Southeast Asia, JLL

James has over 16 years of experience valuing property within the Asia Pacific region, including 11 years based in Singapore. His experience principally covers valuation and advisory services for listed and unlisted funds as well as real estate operating companies and financial institutions within Singapore and key regional markets. His scope of experience also extends to investment advisory for institutional investors seeking third party support for complex transactions.

His past representative assignments include:

  • REIT Portfolio Valuations and Valuations for IPO’s:
    • Suntec REIT (first multi-sector Singapore REIT)
    • CDL Hospitality Trust (first Singapore Hospitality REIT)
    • Galileo’s Japan Trust (cross-border REIT – Japan assets – ASX listed)
  • Portfolio valuation assignments:
    • GIC –47 Assets in Asia Pacific region, including retail,commercial and residential properties in Australia, Japan, Malaysia and India
    • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Portfolio –160 assets in Japan China, Korea, Hong Kong and India


  • RICS professional Including REDAS member SGD650 + 7% GST
  • Non-RICS professional SGD850 + 7% GST
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SGD650 + 7% GST