Nelson’s most experienced rural valuers.
We offer in-depth advice for every type of lifestyle or production property.
Rural, lifestyle, dairy, pastoral, orchards, vineyards, forestry, marine and proposed developments.
We offer expert witness service and assist in dispute resolution.
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Reports have been designed for the non-technical reader and written in plain English language. They will provide the reader with a detailed description of the property and a walk-through of the valuation process, leading to the concluded market valuation figure.
We use clear charts and images to illustrate key information such as pricing and market trends.
Our comprehensive reports display all the information needed in a clear and logical format.
Take some of the stress out of buying your rural property, with a punctual and accurate valuation.
We will work with you to get your valuation to the right person at the right time. If you need an urgent valuation call us today to discuss
All major lenders will accept a valuation from an QA accredited valuer. Valuations are valid for up to six months, so you can reduce the stress and choose your own valuer by instructing us in advance.
As your circumstances change over the years, you may need a revaluation of your property. Once we have done an initial assessment, the revaluations can be much less time consuming and therefore cheaper.
We offer a combined package that saves you money and time.
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When disaster strikes, the last thing you want is to join the insurance lottery.
Mitigate your risk of being under-insured by getting an accurate rebuild valuation report from Duke and Cooke.
An insurance report provides your insurers with the required figures for determining your property's total Sum Insured, which determines your premium. It is a combination of the following components.
The cost to rebuild a Building Act compliant structure, in current equivalent materials, which includes allowances for design and consent fees.
The cost of site clearance in the event of a loss.
The anticipated amount by which the reinstatement and indemnity amounts may increase during the
period of insurance and any additional time required to rebuild.
As your property changes over the years, it is important to keep the valuation up to date. We offer a revaluation service on the same property, once we have done an initial assessment. Revaluations are much less time consuming and therefore cheaper. Keep your insurance policy up to date and save money on future valuations.
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We create a Scope of Work to:
Before we inspect the property, we research property information such as rating valuation, title, encumbrance, and local authority resume management needs
We will arrange a time to visit the property for a physical inspection. We measure the whole property and inspect the construction and condition. We also review the local features such as roading, services available, proximity of amenities etc.
Following the inspection, we compare the property to recent sales of others on the market.
After all of the information has been collected, we then value the property for its current value/rental value as outlined in the Scope of Works
We pride ourselves on having the most comprehensive reporting in the Nelson/Tasman region. The documents clearly convey relevant values, methodology used and reasoning behind our valuation process.
The report is then delivered via email (.pdf) followed by a hard copy (if required). We also deliver the report to any relevant parties outlined in the Scope of Works.
Our rural valuers have a wealth of experience that they can share with you that may not require the provision of a valuation as such.
Consultancy services can include: