Professional Services

Members of the Australian Property Institute (API) provide independent fair and honest advice and only members of the API are CERTIFIED PRACTISING VALUERS.

API Members are distinguished by:

  • Demonstrated professional property experience
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications
  • Adherence to a strict Code of Professional Practice, which incorporates a Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct
  • Annual compliance with compulsory professional development requirements

Confidentiality is paramount, and clients of API Members can be assured of the competence that an Institute Member will bring to the project.

Experienced in providing a wide range of property services and advice, API members can also prepare property action plans, negotiate property transactions, manage development projects, analyse and report on market dynamics and trends – all to a high professional standard. You should employ the services of a Property Professional for any of the following purposes:

  • Mortgage and re-financing
  • Reports on the market value of your property
  • Advice to mortgagees in possession
  • Securities over loans
  • Capital gains tax
  • Insurance
  • Matrimonial and family property disputes
  • Rental Assessments and reviews
  • Lease negotiations
  • Life interests in property holdings
  • Advice for compensation for compulsory acquisition
  • Estate, probate and stamp duty purposes
  • Asset valuation for financial reporting
  • Portfolio valuation
  • Rating and tax disputes
  • Advice on development controls and environmental planning
  • Expert advice for property sales and purchases


Clients of Land Economists and Valuers include:

  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Property Vendors and Purchasers
  • Companies
  • Insurance Firms
  • Statutory Authorities

Land and property are finite, scarce and valuable resources. It is essential to the future of our country and our society that they be preserved and used in the best possible way.

Members of the Australian Property Institute are committed to this ideal