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Professional FVG Property Consultants and Valuers Melbourne

FVG Property Consultants & Valuers is an independently owned and operated property company specialising in both Commercial & Residential real estate within the Melbourne Metropolitan area. Our belief is that we should be approachable, interactive and provide accountable advice and service. We are an organisation that is acutely aware of “risk and reward” in relation to property transactions and our advise is based on detailed market analysis and understanding. We provide traditional property advisory inclusive of property valuations as well traditional real estate agency services including buyer advocacy, vendor advocacy and transactional management.

The Directors and team understand the necessity of professionalism, and trusted advice, allowing our business growth to be from our existing clients of whom are only too happy to refer on to their associates. We have pride and a tremendous amount of comfort in relation to the accuracy of what we advise our clients, while allowing the sales process to be effective and result driven.

We have a passion for property, and we dare to be different.

PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE VALUERS in MELBOURNE

PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE VALUERS MELBOURNE

FVG Property provides a fast and cost-effective service that can be tailored to the specific needs of our client’s requirements.

FVG has a proven and established track record, coupled with a depth knowledge and experience, we provide our services to a number of varyfing market segments and parties inclusive of financial institutions, self-managed superannuation funds, private investors, developers, accountants, solicitors, real estate agents, financial planners, listed public companies and owner occupiers.

Our broad range of valuation and advisory services are tailored for a variety of purposes inclusive of mortgage and asset valuations, rental submission and determinations, general property advisory inclusive of acquisition and disposal assets, development feasibilities/market research, lease rental advisory for both Lessor and Lessee, as well as Tenant Representation. Other matters that require our services from time to time include Family Law, Expert witness and General Litigation.

The company provides the following valuation and advisory services within:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Industrial Real Estate
  • Medical and Associated Premises
  • Retail Real Estate
  • Residential Including Prestige
  • Apartment Market Segment
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OVERVIEW OF OUR SERVICES

Professional Commercial Property Valuers Melbourne

Professional Commercial Property Valuers Melbourne

FVG Property has over 30 years combined experience within the valuation of suburban commercial office buildings throughout the greater Melbourne Metropolitan Area. Our advice and valuations have been primarily undertaken for mortgage funding in addition to rent review purposes. Within this sector, properties range within the sub $20M range and vary from small office suites to multi storey office developments.

Our valuation and property representation advice also being in the form of advisory to either landlords or tenants in relation to pending or forthcoming rent reviews and/or determinations as well as acquisition and disposal. Advisory services cover negotiation, market research, incentives and best advice.

Retail Property Valuation in Melbourne

Retail Property Valuation in Melbourne

FVG has over recent times developed a specific expertise within this market segment, especially within the neighborhood retail strip shopping centers of Metropolitan Melbourne.

Advisory services include providing assistance with rental and lease negotiations, market evidence, trends, feasibility studies and market rental determinations and submissions to Determining Valuers.

FVG Property and its team are Specialist Retail Valuers of whom undertake Determinations on behalf of the Australian Property Institute, Real Estate Institute of Victoria and Small Business Commissioner of Victoria.

Industrial Property Valuation in Melbourne

Industrial Property Valuation in Melbourne

FVG property has extensive experience within this market segment throughout Metropolitan Melbourne from subdivided units to larger industrial holdings and for a variety of purposes including mortgage funding, feasibility and rent review purposes.

Residential Property Valuation in Melbourne

Residential Property Valuation in Melbourne

FVG Property has had a vast amount of experience in this segment from apartments to prestige residences. More so within the high market segments of Toorak, Brighton, Port Melbourne, Hampton, Albert Park, Middle Park, Armadale and South Yarra.

The purposes are numerous including acquisition/sales, mortgage funding, family/matrimonial settlements, asset valuations and taxation purposes. Basis of value also varying from vacant land to “as is” to “upon completion” and Feasibility Studies.

Healthcare Property Valuations in Melbourne

Healthcare Property Valuations in Melbourne

The firm, and in particular Mark Ruttner, Managing Director, has over the last few years undertaken due diligence within the medical industry and associated real estate premises from all facets of the property spectrum.

Accordingly, we are deemed as a specialist as to current market value, rental determination and associated advisory within this specific and specialist area of real estate.

House Valuations Services in Melbourne

House Valuations Services in Melbourne

Apartment Valuations is a specialized division of FVG Property. We have commenced this division to provide specialist valuation and advisory within the apartment market segment and to become the premier entity within the Melbourne market.

We feel that there is a need to provide specialized advice due to the growth of apartments in Melbourne over the preceding 3-5 year period and foreseeable future.

Valuation Services

While property valuations are undertaken for a multitude of purposes, FVG Property provides a range of services applicable to retail, commercial, industrial, residential and medical use properties of which are summarized as follows:

  • Current Market Valuations
  • Rental Determinations and Submissions on Behalf of Lessor / Lessee
  • Mortgage / Refinancing
  • Before-You-Renovate – Upon Completion
  • Portfolio Valuations
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Fund
  • Family Law
  • Owners Corporation / Insurance Valuations
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Acquisition and Disposal of Real Estate Property
  • Stamp Duty
  • Estate / Probate
  • Rating and Tax Valuations
  • Litigation and Dispute Valuations
  • Sale Purposes

Management Profile

Mark Abram Ruttner

Managing Director

Managing Director Mark Abram Ruttner F.A.P.I.,(API) CPV, MRIC, CEA (REIV) has more than 30 years professional experience in the property industry from areas of real estate agency, valuation services, property advisory, finance and specialist retail valuer.

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Jim Derzekos

Director

Director Jim Derzekos A.A.P.I. (API), CEA (REIV) has more than 23 years professional experience in the valuation and consultancy industry. Jim has a Bachelor of Business – Property and holds a number of property related professional memberships.

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Jim Derzekos

Director

His particular area of expertise is in the area of valuing and advisory of sub $10 million commercial, industrial and retail properties, as well as specialising in rental determinations and representation for both Lessors and Lessees alike, as well as the REIV And Small Business Commissioner.

His career and academic records are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Business – Property – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (R.M.I.T)
  • Certificate IV Business (Estate Agency Practice)
  • Associate of the Australian Property Institute (A.P.I)
  • Certified Practising Valuer
  • Specialist Retail Valuer
  • Licensed Estate Agent
  • Real Estate Institute of Victoria (R.E.I.V.) Panel of Valuers for Rental Determinations
  • Chairperson of Valuation Chapter R.E.I.V.

Jim commenced his career at Arthur Andersen in the area of Valuation and Advisory services specialising in commercial real estate throughout Metropolitan Melbourne. On becoming a Certified Practising Valuer at Domain Property Valuers, a boutique valuation firm specialising in mortgage valuations, Jim developed a fundamental working knowledge of the commercial, industrial and retail real estate markets in Melbourne. 

As a Director of FVG, Jim undertakes and supervises a wide variety of valuations and consultancy assignments with a particular emphasis on commercial real estate property and rental determination/advisory representation.

Mark Abram Ruttner

Managing Director

He is recognised as one of Melbourne’s leading mortgage valuers, property advisors and advocates in relation to Residential and Commercial real estate property. In his role as Managing Director of FVG, Mark works closely with major financial institutions, private clients and client based consultancy organisations.

Specifically, his career and academic records are as follows:

  • Founder of First Valuation Group.
  • Joint Managing Director of Domain Property Valuations Pty Ltd.
  • Development Company – Commercial / Industrial. Inducom Developments.
  • Property Finance and Development section of Elders IXL.
  • Jones Lang LaSalle which also incorporated a period within their Investment Department with focus on corporate and private base investment clientele.
  • Holds an Associate Diploma in Valuations from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
  • Best final year student Valuation Practice B – 1985.

Mark holds the following memberships:

  • Fellowship of the Australian Property Institute – F.A.P.I. (A.P.I.)
  • Certified Practising Valuer – Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.
  • Specialist Retail Valuer.
  • Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (R.I.C.S.)
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Institute of Victoria CEA (R.E.I.V.)
  • Australian Property Institute (A.P.I.) Presidents Panel of Valuers for Rental Determinations since 2000 and ongoing.
  • REIV (R.E.I.V.) Panel of Valuers for Rental Determinations since 2009 and ongoing.
  • Small Business Commissioner Panel of Valuers for Rental Determination.

Additionally being a former Divisional Councillor of the Australian Property Institute (Victorian Division) and a member of the Marketing Committee, and Training and Education Board of Australian Property Institute (Victorian Division).