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Valuation: Cost Approaches to Valuation
Free Extracts from the Valuation Course
Below you are free to explore extracts of the learning materials included in this course. If you're interested in educating yourself on these topics, we recommend that you review all these materials. If you're looking for a credential, please take a look at the certificate version of this course which will test your understanding of the materials and track your progress through the course until you have completed it and earned your certificate.

This portion of the book, Dollar Value, by David Smith, explains the following Cost-based approaches to Valuation: Replication Cost Approach; Replacement Cost Approach; as well as Cost Savings Approach.

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  • Video ~ Cost Approach to Valuation in Insurance
One of the basic decisions you need to make when purchasing an insurance policy is the type of valuation you would like it to be based on. This will affect the amount of coverage you wish to purchase, policy premiums, coinsurance and much more. Insurance policies need to have a fair means of valuing your property at the time of a loss. The two basic choices are: “Replacement Cost Valuation” and “Actual Cash Value”.

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