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were of the view that the Standard of Training of Estate Agents Regulations of 2008 (the Education Regulations), are no longer applicable as we now have new PPA Regulations.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
RACISM HAS NO PLACE IN THE PROPERTY SECTOR
January 6, 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.
IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE AGAINST ZINGLE ESTATES CC TRADING AS ADPROP
January 31, 2013
THE SOUTH GAUTENG HIGH COURT, PRETORIA, HAS GRANTED THE ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD A FINAL INTERDICT AGAINST ZINGLE ESTATES CC TRADING AS ADPROP and AGAINST LESLIE ELEAZER INGLESTONE and MILTON ALAN ZINN
THE NORTH GAUTENG HIGH COURT, PRETORIA, GRANTS ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD URGENT INTERIM RELIEF AGAINST CALPECAT PROPERTY SERVICES CC TRADING AS CRIPTON PROPERTY SERVICES AND CATHERINE JANE VAN ZYL (NEE CALITZ)
October 15, 2012
On 2 October 2012, the Estate Agency Affairs Board ('the EAAB') represented by A B Scarrott Attorneys, was granted urgent interim relief against Calpecat Property Services CC trading as Cripton Property Services ('Cripton') and its principal, Ms Catherine Jane Van Zyl ('Van Zyl').
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...
EAAB Relocates to Department of Human Settlements
July 13, 2012
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) has with effect from 17 May 2012 been relocated from the Department of Trade and Industry to the Department of Human Settlements which will, henceforth, be the Executive Authority of the EAAB. This move, which has been in the offing, for some time, is welcomed by the EAAB which hopes to cement fraternal ties...
EAAB Relocation to DHS as they continue to forge ahead
July 13, 2012
It may, at the outset, be recorded that the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) was, with effect from 17 May 2012, relocated from the Department of Trade and Industry to the Department of Human Settlements which now constitutes its Executive Authority. It should be emphasised, furthermore, that the EAAB is an entirely self-funding entity which...
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.
08 September 2011 Unauthorised Release of Forensic Report
September 8, 2011
The Estate Agency Affairs Board ("the EAAB") has noted, with regret, that certain details of a forensic report by Deloitte & Touche ("Deloittes") into Ms Nomonde Mapetla's alleged mis-management of her office appear to have been recently leaked to the media.
31 May 2011 The EAAB Rejects the unfounded allegations made by Wendy Machanik with the contempt it deserves
May 31, 2011
While it was not the initial intention of the Estate Agency Affairs Board ("the EAAB") publicly to comment on the unfounded and unsubstantiated allegations raised by Ms. Machanik at the Commercial Crimes Court hearing on 30 May 2011, the fact that these allegations have now been placed in the public domain by Ms. Machanik leaves the...
01 April 2011 Allegation by former CEO
April 1, 2011
The Estate Agency Affairs Board ("the EAAB") has noted with grave concern the statements in today's media by its dismissed Chief Executive Officer, Ms Nomonde Mapetla, that disciplinary action was taken against her by the EAAB on the instructions of the Honourable Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Rob Davies.
The Estate Agency Affairs Board ("EAAB"), mindful of the imminent coming into operation of the Consumer Protection Act, believes that it is essential that all professional estate agents should also be required to play an active role in the effective implementation of the new consumer protection regime.
20 November 2009 Study Guide for the Professional Estate Agent: NQF LEVEL 4 Wins International Award
November 20, 2009
The award was presented to the EAAB at the ARELLO (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials) annual general conference recently held in the USA, Miami, Florida.
03 March 2014 - Immediate Release - Auction Alliance
November 30, -0001
On 27 February 2014 the Constitutional Court of South Africa handed down judgement in the dispute between the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) on the one side and Auction Alliance and Rael Levitt on the other. The Constitutional Court has confirmed that the provisions of S32A of the Estate Agency Affairs Act and S45B of the Financial...