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02 August 2021: SAIV offers young South Africans a future in property: Bursary applications open

PRESS RELEASE The South African property industry is multifaceted and ever-changing, requiring highly skilled professionals to help navigate and interpret the market. However, professional property valuers are scarce, and the profession needs active development. The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) looks after the interests of property valuers and the

By |2021-08-03T13:21:53+02:00Aug 3rd, 2021|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

How an unexpected passion for property altered Chelsea Brown’s career path

In Memory of Chelsea Brown (1997 - 2021) (This article was originally posted on BizCommunity as a Youth Month feature - 30 JUN 2020, by Sindy Peters) Chelsea Brown is a student representative at the South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) Northern Branch executive. A University of Johannesburg alumna, Brown has found her passion

By |2021-08-03T11:22:58+02:00Jul 27th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Our Industry said goodbye to a legend this year

Our industry said goodbye to a legend this year The last year and a half has forced many to say goodbye to family members, friends and colleagues, and the property valuations industry has been no exception. Among the property valuers to leave us is Gert Petrus Wilkinson, who passed away on 7 January

By |2021-08-03T11:23:07+02:00Jul 15th, 2021|Eulogies, News|0 Comments

Are gaslighters getting your goat

Up until a few weeks ago I was blissfully unaware of the meaning of the term ‘Gaslighter’. This state is quite contrary to the norm actually, as I feel that I am mostly au fait with the English language. When, by chance, I came across the word in an overseas article, I felt momentarily

By |2021-08-03T11:23:16+02:00Jul 15th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog, Sectional Title articles|0 Comments

How private is private in Sectional Title?

The latest on the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI Act) It seems that in the last few years Sectional Title owners have been hit left, right and centre with new legislation and directives.  Trustees have been promoted to “scheme executives” in the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act, and are now

By |2021-08-03T11:23:43+02:00Jul 13th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog, Sectional Title articles|0 Comments

Children behaving badly in Community Schemes

Having recently sold their beautiful spacious home in a leafy, quiet suburb, North of Johannesburg, Lennard Cohen and his wife Lisa are settling into their smaller, but comfortable townhouse rather close to their old home. If truth be told, they were forced to scale down by their children, who of late had become downright

By |2021-08-03T11:24:03+02:00Jul 13th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog, Sectional Title articles|0 Comments

25 June 2021: SAIV encourages property owners to understand the municipal valuation process, rates and taxes

PRESS RELEASE SAIV encourages property owners to understand the municipal valuation process, rates and taxes The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) would like to encourage property owners to have a better understanding of the municipal valuation process and its effect on rates and taxes payable. Natalie Ginsberg, Vice President

By |2021-08-03T12:55:15+02:00Jun 28th, 2021|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|1 Comment

10 June 2021: SAIV calls on government to fast-track infrastructure development amid brain drain and economic threat

PRESS RELEASE SAIV calls on government to fast-track infrastructure development amid brain drain and economic threat The South African government has long hailed infrastructure development as a prominent tool for economic recovery, especially in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Economic Recovery and Reconstruction Plan announced in October

By |2021-08-03T15:47:09+02:00Jun 10th, 2021|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Perspectives Paper: A Framework to Assess ESG Value Creation

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors have become a central tenet in many enterprises’ corporate strategy. While companies track and measure how certain investments impact their overall ESG ratings or performance, many often fail to effectively take the further step to estimate and then capture how such investments translate to return on investment.  Corporate

By |2021-08-03T11:12:37+02:00Jun 1st, 2021|Interesting articles|0 Comments
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