Outlines a new classification system for buildings and proposes that a new methodology, discounted asset rents (DAR), is used to address the situation. Notes that it has long been accepted that cost can be a valid basis for valuing ‘no market′ properties. Mentions the contractors test, as used in rating, and techniques for ascertaining depreciated replacement costs. Finally a practising valuer comments on the findings of the research.
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