24 Oct Land Valuation
In March 2022, the Valuer-General issued land valuations for 30 Queensland local government areas.
- Sunshine Coast
- Moreton Bay
- Fraser Coast
The valuations focus on providing the council and residents information on residential, rural-residential, multi-unit, commercial, industrial and rural property markets and are published on the Queensland Government website for viewing.
What is considered in a land valuation?
During a valuation, our valuers consider a wide range of points that can impact the value of land. These include:
- the property market
- trends and sales information for each land use category
- vacant or lightly improved properties that have recently been sold
- the land’s present use and zoning under the relevant planning scheme
- physical attributes and constraints on use of the land
All of these elements come together to create a professional land valuation. This video by the Queensland Government perfectly displays the land valuation process.
There are two methods of valuation used when determining land value. These are the unimproved value method and the site value method. The valuer determines which method to use depending on how the land is zoned under the Queensland planning provisions or the equivalent local government planning scheme.
To use the unimproved value method, land must be zoned rural under the relevant planning scheme.
To use the site value method, the land must fall into any other land category, including land zoned rural-residential.
If a property falls into multiple zones the predominant zoning on the property determines the valuation methodology.
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