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An attempt has been made by the author in this treatise to explain in simple language the
basic principles of Valuation of Real Properties. The subject matter is characterized by the
clear, methodical and also step-by-step treatment. The presentation is comprehensive and
The subject matter of this edition has been arranged in 19 chapters, such as: Value,
Investment in Real Property, Interests in Real Property, Methods of Valuation, Outgoings,
Depreciation, Valuation of Licensed Premises, Valuation of Life Interests, Valuation of Rating,
Valuation of Agricultural Lands, Finance for Investment in Real Properties, Valuation Tables,
Miscellaneous Topics, Easements, Standard Rent, Compulsory Acquisition of Land, The
Transfer of Property Act, Urban Land Ceiling Act, Typical Problems.
Appendix I deals with 34 important judgements and decisions pertaining to the subject.
Appendix II contains 8 useful Valuation Tables. Appendix III provides 37 Questions and
This edition contains
131 Typical solved problems;
213 Questions at the end of all the chapters;
47 Useful tables;
12 Neatly drawn self-explanatory diagrams.
The subject of valuation has attained a high degree of importance at present and it is now
accommodated in the syllabi of most of the Universities and Institutions.
It is hoped that the book in the present form would satisfy the need of the Civil Engineering
students preparing for Degree Examinations of all the Indian Universities, Diploma
Examinations conducted by various Boards of Technical Education, Certificate Courses
as well as for the A.M.I.E., U.P.S.C., G.A.T.E., I.E.S. and other similar competitive and
professional examinations. It should also prove of interest to the practising professionals. It
will also serve as the most useful reference book for practising valuers of real estates, tax
consultants, lawyers, advocates, etc.