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July Issue of the SA Valuer is now available online

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<span style="font-family: Arial;"></span>SA Valuer July 2018 - South African Institute of Valuers

From the President's Desk

Thank you to the members who took the time to congratulate me on my appointment as President of the SAIV, I do hope that I can continue to lead in the same vein as the previous Presidents and continue to guide the Institute forward.








Welcome Lerato Pooe - General Manager SAIV

We would like to welcome Lerato Pooe to the South African Institute of Valuers family. Lerato has been appointed to the position of General Manager. She experience in the property sector and we are looking forward to harnessing her tremendous capabilities.




Leading experts at SAIV AGM and Seminar

The SAIV National annual general meeting (AGM) and Seminar took place on the 18th and 19th May at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre close to OR Tambo International airport in Gauteng. The two-day session brought together leading experts including government officials, valuers and built environment professionals.


Read the latest CBE Bulletin

The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) June 2018 Bulletin is out. June ticks a number of boxes – it’s full blown winter…brrrr; and it means that half of 2018 is done and dusted. However, turn the half-empty glass to see a half full glass – ‘half-time’ presents an opportunity for you to re-calibrate and revisit the first half of 2018.


Hugh Fichardt Hangs Up His Gloves

After much thought and soul searching, well-experienced valuer, Hugh Fichardt has announced his decision to retire from being an active Valuer. In an email sent to South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) members, Hugh stated his decision was effective 30th April 2018.



What is the difference between a Sectional Title development and a Home Owners’ Association?

The new buzz words around town at the moment, and more particularly in the property industry refer to ‘Community Schemes’. The Department of Human Settlements, currently the umbrella body for such schemes have taken control of their regulation.  But, what are these Community Schemes, and what is the difference between a Sectional Title development and a Home Owners’ Association?



MPs Hear from Experts on Land Expropriation

Government should not be given unfettered powers to expropriate land without compensation, various experts told Parliament's constitutional review committee on the 8th June. The committee is looking into the viability of amending section 25 of the Constitution, which deals with property rights and was holding a colloquium on a parliamentary resolution to expropriate land without compensation as a result of the slow pace of land reform in South Africa.

Newly Published California Case Helpful to Appraisers: Tindell v. Murphy

The California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District certified for publication its recent decision in a case entitled Tindell v. Murphy. The case involved mortgage borrowers who sued a real estate appraiser blaming the appraiser for a purchase they made in 2005 at the peak of the real estate bubble.



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