Bruton Knowles predicts a return to pre pandemic activity in Valuation Services by end of 2020

L to R: Partner, Ian Pitt and Managing Partner, James Bailey, of Bruton Knowles.

National chartered surveyors, Bruton Knowles, has predicted its National Valuation Team volumes will return to pre pandemic levels by the end of the year, as the chartered surveyor firm defies the recent economic challenges and instead focuses on its new approach – a new centralised team and a streamlined service model.

The news supports the launch of its National Valuation Team, which has been introduced as part of the companies wider restructuring plans, re-igniting efforts to drive business growth following a challenging six months for the property industry.

The consultancy has extensive experience in delivering valuation services and has a long list of high-profile clients within the banking industry. Supported by a strong reputation for delivering an efficient service, the innovative charted surveyor has continued to develop its offering year on year.

Now, after carefully reviewing the needs of its customers, Bruton Knowles has created one centralised National Valuation team. The new service will offer a single structure streamlined signified approach, to produce an identical product for lending clients across the country.

James Bailey, Managing Partner at Bruton Knowles, understands that consistency and professionalism is key when working with clients in the banking sector and explains why he believes in the companies’ decision to take a new streamlined approach:

“Valuations are an important service for our business. As we now move into a new reality and way of working, we too have had to review and refine the structure of our team and how we deliver our valuation services across the UK.

“Our new approach ensures all valuation instructions are delivered through a central valuation hub, to keep the reporting consistent across the whole business. We’re working smarter and utilising innovative technology to improve all parts of the valuation process and to reduce turnaround times for reports and increase efficiency more than ever before.”

The National Valuation Team will be headed up by Partner and Birmingham Office Head, Ian Pitt, who is supported by a central valuation team as well as core valuers based across Bruton Knowles’ network of UK offices.

Ian Pitt Partner at Bruton Knowles comments: “Valuations are an important part of our service delivery and an area that we have focused on growing over a number of years.

“We want to maximise the skills and technology we have within our core values in order to provide accurate advice to our clients – whilst delivering on the whole valuation service quickly and efficiently.”

Bruton Knowles National Valuation Team new approach – how it will work:

  • Centralised Valuation Hub created for all new enquiries – instructions will be reviewed based on the specifications of requirements as well as timeframes, with a standardised approach for this service
  • Centrally based Valuation Team created to support the regional valuers
  • Local Valuers – valuation team members based in the closest Bruton Knowles office to the property, will be instructed to carry out the on-site valuation inspections
  • Valuation Co-ordinators – all information will be fed into the valuation co-ordinators who will collate the report all a similar consistent approach