Appraisal Definitions

Fair Market Value

Fair Market Value is the amount expressed in terms of money, as of a certain date, that may reasonably be expected to exchange between a willing buyer and a willing seller, with equity to both, neither under any compulsion to buy or sell, and both fully aware of all relevant facts.

Fair Market Value In Use

Fair Market Value In Use is the amount expressed in terms of money, as of a certain date, that may reasonably be expected to exchange between a willing buyer and a willing seller, with equity to both, neither under any compulsion to buy or sell, and both fully aware of all relevant facts. It further includes installation, as of a specific date, and assuming that the earnings support the value reported.

Orderly Liquidation Value or Dealer Value

Orderly Liquidation Value or Dealer Value is the amount of gross proceeds which could be expected from the sale of the appraised assets, held under orderly sale conditions, given a reasonable period of time in which to find a purchaser(s) considering a completed sale of all assets, “as is and where is,” with the buyer assuming all costs of removal, with all sales made free and clear of all liens and encumbrances, with the seller acting under compulsion.

Forced Liquidation Value or Auction Value

Forced Liquidation Value or Auction Value is the estimated gross dollar amount which could be typically realized at a properly advertised and conducted public auction held under forced sale conditions, with a sense of urgency, and under present day economic conditions.

Insurable Replacement Cost New

Insurable Replacement Cost New is the replacement cost new as defined in the insurance policy less the cost new of the items specifically excluded in the policy, if any.

Insurable Depreciated Replacement Cost

Insurable Depreciated Replacement Cost is the insurance replacement cost less accrued depreciation considered for insurance purposes.

Replacement Cost New

Replacement Cost New is the current cost at today’s prices of replacing an existing property with one of equal utility, although the same materials or the same design may not be used, reflecting changes in technology, design, building techniques and costs.

Depreciated Replacement Cost

Depreciated Replacement Cost is the replacement cost of an item less accrued depreciation.

Reproduction Cost New

Reproduction Cost New is the cost, at today’s prices, to build an exact replica of the property being valued. It assumes that the same quantity and quality of material and labor is utilized as when the property was actually built.

Salvage Value

Salvage Value is the expected residual value of an asset at the end of its economic life.

Scrap Value

Scrap Value is the amount that may be realized if property is sold for its material content, as opposed to further productive use.

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