Market Appraisal and Valuation of Residential Property

Property valuations and appraisals are one of the fundamentals of estate agency and being proficient at both is essential to becoming a first-class estate agent.

The course will look at the various methods of valuation theory and how these relate to different property types. The course will use worked examples and focus on key topics such as factors affecting the price of a property. Attendees will come away from the session feeling confident in their ability to provide an accurate valuation to clients.


Estate agents who wish to expand their understanding of how to correctly value a property.


  • Basic economic supply and demand theory
  • Valuation bases – market value, price, estimate of worth and market appraisal
  • Factors affecting value
  • Valuation methods – comparable, investment and residual methods, insurance value
  • Application of valuation techniques – use of different valuation methods, valuations for specific purposes, such as tax and matrimonial matters, valuations for investment and development

Course dates

Market Appraisal and Valuation of Residential Property

  • Propertymark Westminster, SW1P 3JS - Wednesday 4th April 2018 09:15 - 16:30
    Only 2 spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)
  • Leeds Exact Venue TBC - Tuesday 22nd May 2018 09:30 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)
  • Hogarths Hotel Solihull - Wednesday 4th July 2018 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)
  • Propertymark Westminster - Thursday 11th October 2018 09:30 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email


Level: Foundation
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Meet Your Trainer

Aidan Reed, ARLA Trainer

Aidan Reed

Aidan has been involved in the property sector for over 30 years. A Chartered Surveyor who built his own multi disciplinary Residential practice including both sales, professional and student lettings and management.

Aidan was a Partner with John German for over 20 years and set his own sales business up in Leicestershire in 2005 becoming the market leader in Loughborough before selling out to Leaders in 2015.

He now brings his expertise and experience to other firms through his consultancy work and has been Chair of the Working group for The Junior Estate Agent Trailblazer Apprenticeship.

Aidan has been a member of NAEA Propertymark since 1989 having served on the Propertymark Board for 5 years and was elected to The College of Fellows in 2017.