COMMUNIQUE MARKET AND RENTAL VALUATIONS/ASSESSMENTS IN RESPECT OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY
September 5, 2023
Refer to our latest communication on Market and Rental Valuations/Assessments In Respect Of Immmovable Property.
This serves to notify all affected property practitioners who received disqualification notices of the following important steps:
It's with immense pleasure that we advise all of you that the industrial action that had marred our activities is now behind us. Our organisation has been able to successfully conclude a settlement with the union, National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU).
OPENING OF PDE EXAM REGISTRATION/ENROLMENT ON THE PPRA PORTAL FOR ELIGIBLE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS
July 12, 2023
This serves to communicate to all PPRA stakeholders that the PDE scheduled for 17 August 2023 is now open for enrolment/registration strictly via MyPPRA portal. All prospective Exam candidates and those who have officially requested postponement and such postponements have been approved by PPRA may start enrolling and paying for the exam without...
URGENT MEDIA STATEMENT- DURBAN ROADSHOW CANCELLED
June 14, 2023
The PPRA regrets to advise that the Roadshow to be held in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 21st June 2023, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances and will be rescheduled at a later date.
PDE RESULTS FOR MARCH, APRIL AND MAY 2023 AND PDE REGISTRATION EXTENSION TO 15 JUNE 2023
June 14, 2023
This serves to inform all Professional Designation Examination (PDE) candidates who wrote the examination on 23 March 2023, 20 April 2023 and 18 May 2023, that the examination (PDE) results are now available on MyPPRA portal. Thus, candidates may log in and view their results on the portal.
The PPRA is embarking on a Nationwide Roadshow, which commenced in Cape Town in May 2023 and is being rolled out to all (9) Provinces over the next few months. The calendar is on the PPRA website; venues will be confirmed closer to the time.
This communiqué serves to inform you that PPRA employees, through their recognized trade union, i.e., National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) have with effect from Monday, 29 May 2023, embarked upon a protected strike which is continuing. This is because of a wage dispute which could not be resolved at the Council for...
We have seen over the last few weeks that property practitioners said that they Whatsapp ‘’so called’’ staff members to assist with the issuing of their FFCs, - only to find out that they have never worked at the PPRA, or they have worked here years ago! We also request that you do not WhatsApp us but sent a formal email...
If you are a property practitioner, who has left or is about to leave the industry or planning on closing your property practitioner firm, you MUST notify the PPRA of your intention to do so!
The PPRA would like to inform all eligible property practitioners that the mandatory CPD programme for 2023 will be available on our PPRA portal from 01 July 2023 as opposed to the previously communicated date of 15 May 2023
CPD MATERIAL FOR 2023
March 28, 2023
The PPRA would like to inform all eligible property practitioners that the mandatory CPD programme for 2023 will be available on our PPRA portal from 15 May 2023.
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) received several complaints from property practitioners alleging that they are required to pay “accreditation” fees to trade in certain estates. Following the enactment of the Property Practitioners Act, 22 of 2019, and the promulgation of its regulations early in 2022.
THE PPRA APPOINTS A NEW ACTING CEO
February 2, 2023
It is with great pleasure to announce that the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has appointed Ms. Thato Ramaili as the new Acting Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Ramaili is taking over the reigns from previous Acting CEO Deli Nkambule effective 1st February 2023.
PPRA SECOND COMMUNICATION TO NOVEMBER 2022 PDE
January 26, 2023
Communication to all affected exam candidates who could not write the exam on the 17th and 30th November 2022 and wish to write on 09 February 2023.
PRESS STATEMENT: THE FINAL FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS REPORT ON ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS’ REGULATORY AUTHORITY SUSPENDED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
September 7, 2022
Full Press Statement Regarding The Final Forensic Investigtion Report On Allegations Against The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority suspended CEO.
The PDI transformation initiative program which was introduced in January 2019 under section 27 of the Estate Agency Affairs Act (EAAA) has not been retained under the Property Practitioners Act (PP Act). This program was meant to assist PDI’s who would otherwise have been non-complaint with the provisions of the previous EAAA to be issued...
CLARITY OF WHETHER OR NOT THE STANDARD OF TRAINING OF ESTATE AGENTS REGULATIONS OF 2008 ARE STILL APPLICABLE FOLLOWING THE COMING INTO EFFECT OF THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ACT, No.22 OF 2019
June 30, 2022
Following the coming into operation and effect of the Property Practitioners Act, No.22 of 2019 (the PPA) on 1 February 2022, some industry bodies were of the view that the Standard of Training of Estate Agents Regulations of 2008 (the Education Regulations), are no longer applicable as we now have new PPA Regulations. The Property Practitioners...
LAST PHASE-INVITATION TO ATTEND PUBLIC HEARINGS REGARDING RACISM PRACTICES WITHIN THE PROPERTY SECTOR
June 20, 2022
The hearings were prompted by receipt of written comments pertaining to alleged racism practices within the property sector as well as an investigation undertaken by the PPRA as a result of the complaint report received against a Property Practitioner (EstateAgent) in the Western Cape province. The PPRA is hosting a series of hearings and...
PRESS STATEMENT: PPRA ON THE COURT ORDER ON THE MATTER BETWEEN MAMODUPI MOHLALA- MULAUDZI AGAINST THE MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND THE PPRA
April 16, 2022
The Board of the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority ( PPRA ) welcomes the decision of the court handed down on the 14th of April 2022, putting to rest with certainty the unwarranted assertion that the PPRA Board was unlawfully and illegally appointed. In the same token, the court’s decision dismisses the assertion that the...
PPRA CEO PLACED UNDER PRECAUTIONARY SUSPENSION
March 28, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority Board has placed the Chief Executive, Mamodupi Mohlala on precautionary suspension with full pay pending an investigation into allegations against here, received from the Public Service Commission. Her suspension is by no means suggesting a guilty verdict on the part of the CEO.
PRESS RELEASE: PROPERTYY PRACTITIONERS WARNED AGAINST LATEST SCAM
February 7, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has noted several complaints and enquirers from industry players who received email correspondence from a source purporting to be Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) demanding them to pay outstanding debt in terms of the Estate Agency Affairs Act of 112/76.
Beyers Realty Group (Pty) Ltd
September 23, 2016
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Estate Agency Affairs Board Media Statement Re: Beyers Realty Group (Pty) Ltd 20 September 2016
MEDIA RELEASE: ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD RESPONDS TO THE ORDER GRANTED IN PHILIP vs ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD (39922/12) (2013) ZAGPPHC 276
March 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 MARCH 2014 ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD RESPONDS TO THE ORDER GRANTED IN PHILIP vs ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD (39922/12)  ZAGPPHC 276
It gives me great pleasure to announce on behalf of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), that, after the conclusion of a comprehensive and rigorous selection process, Mr. Bryan Chaplog has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the EAAB with effect from 1 October 2013.
Estate Agents Information Update Form
September 7, 2012
All estate agents are required to update their information in order to enable the EAAB to communicate with estate agents effectively.
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION INFORMATION
August 21, 2012
The Professional Designation Examination (PDE) is an integrated test of knowledge for estate agents contemplated in regulation of the Education Regulations promulgated under Government Notice R.633 on 04 June 2008. In terms of regulations 4(3) no persons may be registered by the EAAB as a full status agent unless that person has successfully...
Fidelity Fund Certificates returned unclaimed by the Post Office
February 14, 2012
November 7, 2011
To provide for the establishment of an Estate Agency Affairs Board and an Estate Agents Fidelity Fund; for the control of certain activities of estate agents in the public interest; and for incidental matters. The core function of the Registration department is to ensure the management of the registration processes of all applications pertaining...
The new outcomes based educational framework for estate agents is contained in the Regulations Relating to the Standard of Training of Estate Agents which was published in the Government Gazette on 4 June 2008 and came into operation on 15 July 2008.