Who are we?
Rode is a property-consultancy and property-valuation firm that exists by virtue of its ability to help its clients better understand their markets or better manage their products or services through relevant research and realistic valuations. The unchanging core values that drive us are pioneering methodologies, creativity, integrity and excellent customer service. Our vision is to remain the undisputed experts and leaders in residential and non-residential valuations in South Africa.
Rode was also responsible for a number of other property 'firsts' in SA:
The development of regression models to estimate the capitalization rates of office properties, industrial properties and shopping centres.
Special methodologies to value income-producing properties.
A further refinement to the valuation of land with residential township potential using the direct-
HOUSE PRICE INDEX
The Rode House Price Index was first developed in 1985. For cost reasons, this index has now been discontinued.
PIONEERING PROPERTY RESEARCH
Forecasting office, industrial and flat rentals and demand, capitalization rates, house prices, building costs, fixed investment in buildings and the long property cycle, which has a duration of 15-20 years. The model's outputs are regularly published in Rode's publications.
REGULAR PROPERTY SURVEYS
The regular surveying of market rental levels, land values, operating costs and capitalization rates.