Definition of valuation in English:



  • 1An estimation of something's worth, especially one carried out by a professional appraiser.

    ‘it is wise to obtain an independent valuation’
    • ‘It is accepted that the Claimant did not provide any independent valuations of the Strip and the Back Land.’
    • ‘A possible example is the valuation of assets by State and Territory utility regulators.’
    • ‘Some insurers will require proof of purchase, such as a receipt, or independent valuations for each declared item.’
    • ‘Probably the easiest way of determining this is to obtain a valuation in writing from a chartered surveyor.’
    • ‘They also charge a valuation fee upfront for inspecting the property.’
    • ‘Many lenders give incentives to switchers, such as help with valuation fees and legal expenses.’
    • ‘Ask the bank who is an approved valuer on their valuation panel, and get the valuation done yourself.’
    • ‘After valuation, the owner and experts will decide whether the item should go forward to auction.’
    • ‘The price of the improved offer was a full independent valuation of the property assets.’
    • ‘In today's conditions a valuation by professional valuers achieves exactly that.’
    • ‘Several valuation methods are in use, each with its own set of potential biases.’
    • ‘Some lenders offer dedicated remortgaging services with free legal work and valuations.’
    • ‘They were not only shown houses and apartments, but written valuations by supposedly reputable valuers.’
    • ‘She has not provided the Court with any independent valuations.’
    • ‘If you have a smaller mortgage it will probably be best if you go for a mortgage that offers a free valuation - if not free legal fees.’
    • ‘The valuation was carried out by the Scottish Executive civil servants earlier this year.’
    • ‘The valuation fee should not be more than €190.’
    • ‘Must he obtain professional valuations of all his goods and chattels?’
    • ‘In both cases the purchaser paid a fee to the mortgagee for the purpose of having a valuation of the property carried out.’
    • ‘Our Government's Valuation Officer will also make a valuation based on prevailing market prices.’
    price, value, evaluation, costing, quotation, estimate
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    1. 1.1The monetary worth of something, especially as estimated by an appraiser.
      • ‘Shareholders should hold faith now that valuations in the technology sector are starting to rebound, it says.’
      • ‘Can the stock market be trusted to reflect honest valuations of companies?’
      • ‘Higher interest rates would well undermine present asset valuations.’
      • ‘That could result in a glut of companies on the market, driving down valuations and giving new leverage to buyers.’
      • ‘Allowing for the risk factor, both analysts are now suggesting valuations of roughly half their original figures.’
      • ‘Once the market really starts picking up, valuations will increase and companies with just one idea and no revenue will look to the markets for support.’
      • ‘Most of these companies come to the market at undemanding valuations.’
      • ‘The markets are looking very different now, and valuations have fallen.’
      • ‘They will be hoping that valuations will improve in the next two years as stock markets recover, analysts said.’
      • ‘It's a tough market and valuations are low, however, we have seen no reticence from investors.’
      • ‘Therefore, those shares with a valuation above the two market averages could be considered to be expensive.’
      • ‘Over time, this brand value supports and enhances the companies' corporate valuations.’
      • ‘And the public markets simply can't get the same valuations as private equity is paying.’
      • ‘Your job can also depend on the markets as companies use their valuation and the issue of new shares to borrow capital to expand.’
      • ‘He says valuations have been hammered by venture capitalists.’
      • ‘As the company suffers from such a low valuation, it could also be a target for a takeover.’
      • ‘He said many firms had deferred fund-raising this year in the hope that market conditions and valuations would improve.’
      • ‘That was more the story of the bubble years where arguably we did see a number of people come to the market, simply because valuations were sky high.’
      • ‘At the top are several large companies with market valuations of billions of dollars.’
      • ‘Those three companies alone saw £2.4bn wiped off their market valuations.’
      cost, asking price, selling price, charge, fee, terms, payment, rate, fare, levy, toll, amount, sum, total, figure
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