a vehicle is offered for resale or presented as a trade-in,
disclosure of the fact that it has been damaged and repaired
will have a reducing effect upon its value.
Our method of calculation has been developed over years of
experience and is designed to quantify a fair and reasonable
amount for this depreciation.
Awareness of this condition is continually on the increase
and advised to us on a daily basis by solicitors and vehicle
owners. Insurance Companies also seek advices so to avoid
This matter is of particular concern for any motor vehicle
owner whose vehicle is less than four years old. This period
may be extended depending upon condition and model.
(2) It is imperative that the vehicle was in its original
state prior to the damages being sustained in order for full
quantum to apply.
(3) Damages have varying categories i.e. cosmetic,
light, heavy, and structural, therefore different applications
for each assessment will apply.
we have the facts prior to inspection and do not consider
that a claim for depreciation would be worthwhile, then we
advise accordingly without incurring any professional charges.