Definition of valuer in English:

valuer

noun

British
  • A person whose job is to estimate the value of something that is to be purchased.

    • ‘In the ordinary way the purchaser in this example will not know of the negligence of his valuer or solicitor when completing the purchase.’
    • ‘In each case the valuer was required to provide an estimate of the price which the property might reasonably be expected to fetch if sold in the open market at the date of the valuation.’
    • ‘Concerns have been raised that livestock valuers and farmers have colluded to increase the value of animals culled during the crisis, a national newspaper has reported.’
    • ‘Objectors are appointing property valuers who in turn appoint technical and legal advisers.’
    • ‘Effectively, the valuer is of the opinion that the value of the hotel plus site has not moved much in the last two years.’
    • ‘The fund must be valued every three years and, if the expert valuers say there isn't enough money, employers have to increase their contributions to the scheme.’
    • ‘The valuer knows that 90 per cent of purchasers in fact rely on a mortgage valuation and do not commission their own survey.’
    • ‘This would include agreeing on a specific valuer or valuers who would carry out the valuation.’
    • ‘They say that a valuer provides an estimate of the value of the property at the date of the valuation.’
    • ‘Her own valuers had estimated that the property was worth £150,000 on the basis of agricultural use of the surrounding land, and virtually nothing on the basis of mining and/or landfill operations.’
    • ‘The valuers settled the lender's claim for £400,000.’
    • ‘If the valuer says that the resale value is reduced, I have a decision to make.’
    • ‘He has acted as a consultant valuer and advisor to several of the major oil companies based here for over 30 years.’
    • ‘The lending institution should have a panel of valuers so if one is too high, ask for another estimate.’
    • ‘They were not only shown houses and apartments, but written valuations by supposedly reputable valuers.’
    • ‘Revaluations were undertaken every five years by certified government valuers from the Valuation unit of the Ministry of Land and Surveys.’
    • ‘The Evening Press reported on Tuesday how valuers had estimated the value of the former school and its land at about £125,000.’
    • ‘After advice from the district valuer, they put in an offer of £200,000, which was rejected.’
    • ‘It is well-known that different valuers can arrive at different valuations.’
    • ‘The next step is to arrange for a valuer to visit the property on your behalf and to confirm that it is suitable to be used as security for mortgage purposes.’

Pronunciation

valuer

/ˈvaljʊə/