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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How do I apply for membership with the SAIV?2022-03-29T10:42:58+02:00

Click on register and select the membership category you are applying for.

How long does the SAIV membership run?2022-03-29T10:43:37+02:00

Membership is renewable on an annual basis. Membership runs from 1 June – 31 May of the following year

How frequently do I renew my registration?2022-03-29T10:44:13+02:00

Registration is renewed on an annual basis. Invoices are normally issued in June of each year.  The prescribed period for paying the annual fee is three months. That is from the 1st of June until 31st of August.

How do I get my membership certificate?2022-03-29T10:44:53+02:00

Please contact us and we will prepare the certificate and forward to you.

I am no longer a “Student Member”, how do I change my membership category to a “Member”?2022-03-29T10:45:30+02:00

You must apply from your “Student Member” profile, select the “Member” category.

How does one apply to be a “Fellow Member”?2022-03-29T10:46:04+02:00

You must be nominated through the Branch Committee.  It’s not a category you can apply for.

How do I reset my password?2022-03-29T10:46:46+02:00

You must reset your password by requesting “reset password”

How do I get names of valuers who can assist me with a valuation?2022-03-29T10:47:40+02:00

Please send us an email indicating the items below and we will send you 3 recommendations:

  • Type of Property
  • Area
  • Purpose of the valuation
What is the difference between SAIV and SACPVP?2022-03-29T10:48:25+02:00

SAIV is a voluntary association to which any suitably qualified person can belong. Our objectives are centred around the interests of its members.  SACPVP is the statutory body dealing with the compulsory registration of persons wishing to practise in the property valuation profession and its powers include taking any steps it considers necessary for the protection of the public in their dealings with persons so registered, and for the maintenance of the integrity, and the enhancement of the status of the property valuers’ profession.

What is the SACPVP contact number?2022-03-29T10:49:07+02:00

012 348 8643

Who can use the SAIV Member logo?2022-04-26T16:18:59+02:00

The SAIV Member logo may only be used by Members, Fellows, Student Members, Non-Resident Members as well as Affiliate Members of the SAIV, who are in good standing. Please contact info@saiv.org.za for further assistance.

How can I confirm if someone is a Member of SAIV?2022-04-26T16:19:52+02:00

Members of the public can contact SAIV to confirm if someone is a Member of SAIV. SAIV can provide details of the Member’s Name and Membership Classification

How can I get a valuer to assist with rental determination?2022-04-26T16:21:17+02:00

Many lease agreements contain a clause under which if the parties cannot reach agreement on rent reviews, then the Chairperson of one of the Institute’s Branches is requested to make a nomination of a determining valuer. The Chairperson may also be requested to make nominations for non-rent review or capital valuation matters such as for deceased estates or compensation. Please contact us for assistance with this.  

How many CETs must we have per annum or in the five-year cycle?2022-03-29T11:02:03+02:00

It is 10 CETs per annum or 50 CETs in a five-year cycle. More information is available from SACPVP.

Where can I view my CETs for SAIV events (webinars and seminars) that I’ve attended?2022-03-29T11:05:49+02:00

All CETs for events/webinars attended from 2021 are sent to SACPVP directly to be uploaded onto your profile.

I need more CETs, what can I do to earn more CETs?2022-03-29T11:06:36+02:00

You can attend upcoming SAIV events which are listed on the event page.  

Recorded webinars are available on the SAIV website to purchase. Once you’ve watched the recording, you have to complete a quiz and obtain 80% to be able to get the allocated CETs. 

I’m looking for my CETs since 2018 until 2021. Where can I get it on the website?2022-03-29T11:07:41+02:00

All CETs for events/webinars attended from 2021 are sent to SACPVP directly to be uploaded onto your profile.  
Please contact us should you require assistance with any other CET certificates. 

How can I see / find my CETs on the website?2022-03-29T11:08:53+02:00

Your CETs are not available from the SAIV website (refer to above). Please contact us if you need further assistance. 

Do I get CETs for a recorded webinar?2022-03-29T11:09:45+02:00

Yes, you do. Once you’ve watched the recording, you have to complete a quiz and obtain 80% to be able to get the allocated CETs.

Will you submit CETs for me for if I’ve passed my quiz on the recorded webinar?2022-03-29T11:10:35+02:00

No, if you have obtained a minimum of 80% on your quiz – you will receive an email with your certificate. Please also check your spam-folder. Once received, you can upload it onto your SACPVP profile or email it to Kate at SACPVP on kate@sacpvp.co.za 

How do I access the webinar on the day of the webinar?2022-03-29T11:12:04+02:00

We will send you an email with the link and password the afternoon before and the morning of the webinar.  Click on the link and follow the steps provided

Do I have to have ZOOM installed on my computer to be able to watch the webinar?2022-03-29T11:12:52+02:00

No not necessary, when you click on the link you’ve received from us, it will take you directly to the Zoom platform.  Just follow the prompts.

How does one join the Mentorship Programme?2022-03-29T11:14:05+02:00

One can apply to join the programme when enrolments are open. You must be studying towards a property valuation qualification that is accredited by SACPVP and be member of the SAIV.

I have just completed my diploma. Am I now a valuer?2022-03-29T11:14:56+02:00

Not yet. The next step would be to work towards being a Candidate Valuer. For this SACPVP needs proof of either registration for subjects with an institution offering recognised courses as well as a letter from a mentor confirming that they will be mentoring you. More information is available on the SACPVP website: www.sacpvp.co.za  

How do I become a property valuer?2022-03-29T11:17:30+02:00

You have to enrol at an educational institution accredited by the South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP). Thereafter you have to register as a candidate valuer. Please see “Registration as a Candidate Valuer” for further details on the SACPVP website: www.sacpvp.co.za

What is the difference between a professional valuer and a professional associated valuer?2022-03-29T11:18:53+02:00

A professional valuer is a person who has complied with the practical experience requirements for registration as set out in item 5(a) of Annexure C.1 to the Rules for the Property Valuers Profession, 2008, and has passed the admission examination for professional valuers referred to in item 1(a) of that Annexure. 

A professional associated valuer without restrictions is a person who has complied with the practical experience requirements for registration as set out in item 5(b) of Annexure C.1 to the Rules for the Property Valuers Profession, 2008, and has passed the admission examination for professional valuers referred to in item 1(b) of that Annexure. 

A professional associated valuer with a restriction is a person who has complied with the practical experience requirements for registration as such set out in item 5(c) of Annexure C.1 to the Rules for the Property Valuers Profession, 2008, and has passed the admission examination for professional associated valuers referred to in item 1(b) of that Annexure. 

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