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SAIV Berg Seminar 2022

The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted the Berg Seminar at Cathedral Peak Hotel, nestled in the beautiful and serene mountains of the Drakensberg. Taking place over 2days, the event kicked-off on Friday, 28 October and featured knowledgeable speakers providing insightful presentations. Georgina Smit, head of technical at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA)

By |2022-11-19T10:54:38+02:00Nov 19th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

SAIV brings together industry leaders to discuss ESG within Valuations

16 November 2022. The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted the Berg Seminar at the Cathedral Peak Hotel on 28 – 29 October 2022. The place was abuzz as the delegates arrived in anticipation of a great speaker line-up and an exciting programme outlined with presentations, panel discussions, entertainment and engaging networking sessions

By |2022-11-18T12:58:14+02:00Nov 18th, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Property Valuations 101 | Jenny Falck

Even though the property valuation profession in South Africa has a much larger profile than, say, 20 years ago, there are still many myths and uncertainties surrounding the profession, the environment in which it operates and the reasons for its existence. It is therefore essential that the What, Why, Who and How of property valuations should

By |2022-11-09T11:41:50+02:00Nov 9th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|1 Comment

Concern and optimism for the property sector | Patrick O’Connell

SAIV Past President, Patrick O'Connell is featured in the latest issue of Asset Magazine, where he touches on a number of issues including retail constraints, investor concerns, office vacancies and outlook for 2023. When Asset last spoke to Patrick O'Connell, CEO of Spectrum Valuations & Asset Solutions, in October 2021, the country was anticipating

By |2022-11-04T07:10:32+02:00Nov 4th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

There are so many other contributing factors to value – An Example | Dave Furness

In this article, we look at an example of the multiple value-attributing factors when determining the value of a property. A property is purchased at a price/value determined to have a market value of R2,000,000; it has also been determined that the escalation in values and prices achieved in the same area are rising

By |2022-11-03T07:18:41+02:00Nov 3rd, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Office of the Valuer General Stakeholder Survey

The Office of the Valuer-General (OVG) has appointed Urban-Econ to conduct a study of the impact of the Property Valuation Act on the land reform programme in South Africa. MetGovis is sub-contracted to provide the valuer's perspective. The Office of the Valuer-General was established in terms of the Property Valuation Act (Act no. 17

By |2022-10-26T15:38:45+02:00Oct 26th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Penny Lindstrom | A Force to be reckoned with

Penny Lindstrom has been a force to reckon with! It’s hard to pay homage to someone who has over 50 years of service within the valuation profession.  Perhaps the difficulty lies in the realization that there are no perfect words to sum up the wealth of experience, knowledge and accolades that are attached to

By |2022-10-12T09:40:58+02:00Oct 10th, 2022|Industry Leaders, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Buying a Farm – a Valuer’s perspective | Adding value to game ranches

THE VALUATION OF GAME / WILDLIFE FARMS Game / wildlife farms become ever more popular as the challenges of profitability in the agricultural sector increase. In 2000 there were already 9 000 game ranches in South Africa that covered 13% of the country’s total land area, compared to 5% for all national parks (Falkena,

By |2022-10-10T13:10:06+02:00Oct 10th, 2022|Farm Valuations, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

SAIV Northern Branch hosts first in-person event since 2019

The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) kicked off the SAIV Northern Branch Physical Seminar at the Midrand Conference Centre on Friday, 23 September 2022. Taking place over two days, this was the first in-person event hosted by the Northern Branch since 2019. The event featured distinguished speakers presenting topical discussions on the economy

By |2022-10-06T11:05:49+02:00Oct 6th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Robin Marten | A Varied, interesting and fulfilling property career

MEET ROBIN MARTEN “...It is my view that IVS (International Valuation Standards) should be at the elbow of every valuer, from those involved in cross-border valuations to those practicing at a local level in small firms.” This was an extract from the pamphlet that I was asked by the International Valuation Standards

By |2022-10-12T08:47:36+02:00Oct 6th, 2022|Industry Leaders, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments
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