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Property valuations appeals – court decisions vindicate ratepayers’ objections; highlights incompetence.

In recent months, the highly publicised decisions by the High Court and Supreme Court in separate matters, found in favour of ratepayers, where municipalities over estimated – or in one case “thumbsucked’ property valuations, has drawn comment from  Dianne de Wet, Professional Valuer with Massel Property Services and President of the South African Institute

By |2023-07-19T15:39:52+02:00July 3rd, 2023|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|4 Comments

Property Practitioners unlawfully conducting and offering free property valuations

*A letter from SAIV President Dianne de Wet (Dated: 07 June 2023) Dear Property Practitioner RE: Unlawfully conducting and offering free property valuations It has come to our attention that you are offering property valuation services to clients that you may not be qualified to offer. The Property Practitioners Regulatory Act states explicitly that a

By |2023-06-27T13:55:29+02:00June 27th, 2023|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|1 Comment

SAIV Elects New President at the 114th AGM and Seminar

The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted its highly anticipated 114th National Annual General Meeting (AGM), Seminar, and Networking Dinner at the exquisite Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. The event, held from the 18th – 19th May , brought together professionals from the property industry across South Africa. With

By |2023-06-09T13:04:47+02:00June 8th, 2023|Press Releases, 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+02:00November 18th, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Growing the valuation profession one bursary at a time

PRESS RELEASE As we move further into the academic year, five students at the University of Johannesburg are enjoying the benefits of furthering their education without a hefty price tag. Amongst the recipients are Nompumelelo Simani and Amanda Mtshali, who are underway with their Advanced Diploma in Real Estate, having each received a

By |2022-09-20T14:29:50+02:00September 20th, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Solar and wind farm valuations and the aftermath of the floods and looting on the KZN property market

24 June 2022. The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted an insightful webinar chaired by Malusi Mthuli, President of the SAIV. The webinar focused on the valuation of wind and solar farms, as well as the impact on the property market in the aftermath of the recent devastating floods   and the unrest experienced

By |2022-06-27T13:00:01+02:00June 27th, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Newly re-accredited Wits programmes will boost the property sector in South Africa

PRESS RELEASE The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) has applauded the recent re-accreditation of three Wits University programmes in the property valuation profession. “This move is sure to benefit the industry and will see an increased number of professionals enter the market in the coming years,” reports Lerato Pooe, SAIV General Manager.

By |2022-05-04T14:51:17+02:00May 4th, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Mentorship programme set to give Property Valuation Profession a boost

PRESS RELEASE The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) has announced that applications are open for their 2022 Mentorship Programme, from 7 March until 30 April 2022. The mentorship programme, now in its third year, aims to match young valuers with accredited professionals and open new personal and professional development pathways. The property

By |2022-04-21T13:23:59+02:00March 22nd, 2022|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

12 November 2021: Valuers weigh in on office to residential conversions

PRESS RELEASE It is well understood that the pandemic has been disruptive to our lives, habits, and entire industries. Restrictions and safety requirements have changed what we do, and where. The property market is one such industry which has seen massive shifts which may never be fully reversed – namely as a result

By |2021-11-18T10:29:28+02:00November 18th, 2021|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments
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