Viability

Accurate financial appraisal of your scheme is vital to ensure best outcome whilst meeting local housing needs.

ProVal

Viability by tenure, dwelling and scheme. NPV and long-term cashflow displayed instantly.

Landval

Assess land values and gross profit with minimal information.

Benchmarking

Achieving best value is essential for your organisation. You must demonstrate continuous improvement and show how you compare with your peers.

Catalyst

Measure performance with online scheme reports. Annual written report indicates progress against a variety of Key Performance Indicators.

Stock

Social Housing landlords in today’s market must understand the economic value of their properties.

Stock Profiler

Analyse your entire portfolio to see which units are most valuable and which need to be considered for a change of tenure or sale.

Sales

With buyers and tenants eager to find homes, you need to find them the right property.

Home Match - Coming Soon

Associations can pool lists of prospects against available properties and augment with soft data to rank applicants for the best match.

Proval
Customer Comments

Accent Group

"As users of ProVal XL Accent Group were aware of the benefits of using the SDS appraisal tool however when the opportunity presented itself to move to ProVal LS this was accepted straight away. ProVal LS allows the Group to assess complex multi-tenure schemes on one appraisal and a quick feasibility can be produced efficiently with the standard unit types and defaults."

Sue Missin, Development Programme Manager, Accent Group

Accent Group

Accent Group have been using both ProVal and Sequel for over a year and we are extremely pleased with the products provided. SDS were chosen following a rigorous selection process and were found to be the most competitive, offered the functionality required and provided an excellent implementation, training and support service.

Andy Gamble, Head of Residential Development, Accent Group

Knightstone

Mike Day, Director of Development and Home Ownership, Knightstone Housings Association (part of the Arcadia Housing Group)

Published on 07/08/2012

For many years we used our own bespoke development appraisal spreadsheets which we had written in-house and developed over time. However, two years ago we decided the time was right to purchase new appraisal software which didn’t require the expertise of one person to update it and could be relied upon to quickly reflect changes in the external operating market.

After much research we bought Landval and ProVal from SDS, which are now used by our entire development team. The packages have proved to meet all our needs and the support and training services provided by SDS have been very good. We have also recently purchased Sequel to help us manage our cash flow forecasts, which are vital to our treasury management and private finance requirements.

Knightstone

"Devon and Cornwall HA uses ProVal, Sequel and Catalyst.  We have been using some of these applications for over five years.  We have always found the training provided by SDS to be relevant and thorough.  Once trained, staff find the applications straightforward to use."

"The SDS after sales service has always been quick to respond and helpful with any queries and problems which we may have."

"ProVal and Sequel are essential tools in carrying out our housing development programme. Both provide relatively streamlined approaches so that staff can complete quick appraisals and manage projects with minimal internal bureaucracy. I would recommend these applications to other companies."

Derek Gifford, Head of Development Partnerships and Resources, Devon and Cornwall Housing

Shepherds Bush Housing Group

We have been using ProVal and "Sequel at SBHG for the last 3 years. I have found the training offered by SDS to be thorough, competent and understandable.  Once trained, our staff have found the applications easy to use, depending on the level of knowledge of the individual project manager.  Furthermore, I have found the SDS ‘after sales service’ to be instantaneous and competent. I would be happy to recommend SDS to other companies."

"SDS has also carried out in-depth assessment of good practices to follow and the implementation of procedures to ensure that the Finance Department are fully engaged on the financial requirements. This piece of work has provided our Internal Auditor with valuable information to assist him in his audit process."

Paula Fance, Shepherds Bush Housing Group

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