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Registered valuer

A registered valuer can visit your house and assess things like the size of the house, the section slope and the materials used, to get an insurance valuation for rebuild purposes. They will charge a fee for this valuation work.

The Property Institute website has information about how to determine an insurance value, and provides a list of registered valuers.

Quantity surveyor

Quantity surveyors are used to estimate the full cost of a building project. They consider site preparation, materials and labour required to build a house. They often manage building projects. Their knowledge and experience means they can provide rebuild cost estimates on any type of house.

Like a registered valuer, they’ll visit your house to measure and estimate costs. They will charge a fee for this work.

Find a registered quantity surveyor near you.

Licensed builder

You can also engage a Licensed builder to provide an insurance valuation for rebuild purposes.