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From police officer to valuer | Bonga Dingane shares his story

Why is a career in property valuations better than others? We speak to valuers who have made significant career changes to become a property valuer. Among these is Bonga Dingane who was a SAPS Police Sergeant in his previous career, and today is valuing for Appraisal Corporation CC. We ask him about his decision

By |2022-01-25T11:53:51+02:00Jan 20th, 2022|SA Valuer Blog, Valuation as a Career|0 Comments

SAIV Central Branch Physical Seminar 2021

CENTRAL BRANCH SEMINAR The SAIV Central Branch Physical Seminar was well received and offered an informative and fun day for all in attendance. With bowling and an evening spitbraai as part of the day’s line-up, delegates participated in fun networking sessions alongside talks from a number of speakers covering topics related to rentals of

By |2021-12-14T18:04:25+02:00Dec 14th, 2021|News, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Meet our Industry Leaders: Norman Griffiths

Industry leader: Meet Norman Griffiths Every month, SAIV profiles some of our most established property valuers who have become leaders in the industry due to many years of experience. Why did I become a property valuer? I was born and schooled in UK and qualified as a chartered surveyor through the college

By |2021-12-14T14:44:04+02:00Dec 14th, 2021|Industry Leaders, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Buying a Farm – a Valuer’s perspective | Valuing irrigation lands on a farm

WATER (Continued) IRRIGATION FARM TERMINOLOGY To be clear on what is referred to when valuing the irrigation component of a farm, it is important to explain or define the terminology to be used. The following definitions distinguish between different types of so-called “irrigable land”: WATER-USE ENTITLEMENT It refers to the lawful use of water

By |2021-12-13T14:42:36+02:00Dec 7th, 2021|Farm Valuations, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

Meet our Industry Leaders: Humphrey Visser

Industry leader: Meet Humphrey Visser Every month, SAIV profiles some of our most established property valuers who have become leaders in the industry due to many years of experience. What made you pursue a career in property valuations? Realising early in my career that my construction related background is woefully insufficient to

By |2021-12-13T12:31:25+02:00Nov 26th, 2021|Industry Leaders, 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+02:00Nov 18th, 2021|Press Releases, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

From law to property valuations: Monique Vernooy shares her story

Why is a career in property valuations better than others? We speak to valuers who have made significant career changes to become a property valuer. Among these is Monique Vernooy, of Rode and Associates, who had previously studied towards being a lawyer. We ask about the decision to change careers, and what skills she

By |2021-11-10T07:31:27+02:00Nov 10th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog, Valuation as a Career|3 Comments

Buying a Farm – a Valuer’s perspective | Water rights – and wrongs

WATER Water is one of the three primary natural resources that determine the potential of a farm, together with soil and climate. Water (rain) plays a primary role in dryland production and livestock farming, and water is the heart of irrigation. It not only adds value directly to the farm, but its availability increases

By |2021-12-13T14:41:10+02:00Nov 4th, 2021|Farm Valuations, SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

21 October 2021: Determining the true property value of heritage sites

PRESS RELEASE SAIV unpacks what it means to buy a piece of local history South Africa’s rich and diverse heritage is commemorated annually during the month of September. However, throughout the year, this diverse heritage is seen in the many properties in the country which have been declared heritage sites. These buildings

By |2021-10-28T17:35:10+02:00Oct 28th, 2021|SA Valuer Blog|0 Comments

From nurse to valuer: Suney Giliomee shares her story

Why is a career in property valuations better than others? We speak to valuers who have made significant career changes to become a property valuer. Among these is Sunet Giliomee, of Capval Property Valuations, who use to be a medical nurse. We ask about the decision to change careers, and what skills she brings

By |2021-10-21T12:24:06+02:00Oct 21st, 2021|SA Valuer Blog, Valuation as a Career|0 Comments
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