NOTICE: ENROLMENT/REGISTRATION FOR 09 FEBRUARY 2023 IS NOW OPEN ON MYPPRA PORTAL AND CLOSING ON THE 20TH JANUARY 2023
December 20, 2022
IMPORTANT: No old exam enrolment forms, however if they are sent to PPRA they will be processed. No payments received without enrolment on the portal will be entertained. No late enrolment will be entertained. The PPRA is pleased to inform potential and eligible PDE candidates that the enrolment/registration via the PPRA portal is now open. The...
PLANNED PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATIONS FOR 2023
December 6, 2022
The PPRA recently issued a notice informing all property practitioners who failed to comply with the Education Regulations that the new extended compliance date is 30 June 2023
FINAL PDE VENUES FOR 30 NOVEMBER
November 29, 2022
Please be informed that the following venues will be used to host the venue-based and hand-written Professional Designation Examination scheduled for 30 November 2022:
COMMUNICATION REGARDING REWRITING OF THE PDE
November 22, 2022
Once again, the PPRA would like to apologise profusely to all affected candidates for the unfortunate experience wherein the Online Exam platform of our service provider malfunctioned causing a myriad of challenges for the candidates. While the PPRA is addressing contractual and technical issues with the service provider, the Board has resolved...
EXTENSION OF THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS COMPLIANCE DEADLINE
November 18, 2022
In June 2022, the Board of the PPRA granted an extension in respect of the compliance with the Education Regulations by issuing Practice Note ETD01/2022 thereby giving property practitioners (intern estate agents and principals) who had failed to comply with Education Regulations of 2008 until 31 January 2023 to comply with the said Regulations....
TO ALL PDE CANDIDATES: NOTICE REGARDING THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
November 17, 2022
Regrettably, it has been brought to the attention of the PPRA that some candidates who were scheduled to write the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) experienced various challenges in relation to receiving login details to access exams and that those who managed to login were kicked-out of the exam platform and were not able to continue...
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAM VENUE OF SANDTON ON EXAM SEAT NUMBER CONFIRMATIONS
November 14, 2022
The PPRA is aware that seat number confirmation letters to exam candidates contain the Online Venue of Sandton, PPRA Offices, which is our standard practice. However, to provide clarity, the PPRA wishes to inform all exam candidates who have received such letters that exam venues are created by the PPRA when the exam is opened for enrolment /...
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAMINATION RESULTS FOR PDE WRITTEN ON 26 AUGUST 2022
October 11, 2022
It is a pleasure to inform all the examination candidates for the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) written on 26 August 2022 that the results will be released today. Candidates are requested to check their inboxes, including Spam or Junk emails. Property Practitioners are requested to be patient as the PPRA will be updating examination...
AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE EXEMPTION FOR PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ( ESTATE AGENTS) AGED 60 YEARS AND ABOVE
September 15, 2022
This serves to inform all real-estate property practitioners (estate agents) aged 60 years and above that effective immediately this type of exemption is no longer available and no applications will be accepted in relation thereto. Therefore, all categories of affected property practitioners (estate agents) who have not qualified or...
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.
2022 TRUST ACCOUNT AUDIT REPORT TEMPLATE CHANGES
August 23, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) issued a communique dated 25 May 2022 titled “2022 Audit Reports On Trust Accounts”. According to that communique, reference was made to the final Guideline on Audit, Accounting Records And Trust Accounting Requirements for Business Property Practitioners “the...
CPD MATERIAL FOR 2022
July 18, 2022
The PPRA would like to inform all eligible property practitioners that the CPD 2022 material will be uploaded in the coming weeks thereby making the CPD programme available from 1 August 2022. The PPRA would like to inform all eligible property practitioners that the CPD 2022 material will be uploaded in the coming weeks thereby making the CPD...
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...
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES WHO FAILED TO COMPLY WITH PRACTICE NOTE ETD01/2020 ON EDUCATION REGULATIONS
June 22, 2022
In 2021, the Board of the PPRA issued Practice Note ETD01/2020 giving property practitioners (intern estate agents and principals) who had failed to comply with Education Regulations of 2008 until 30 June 2022 to comply with the said Regulations. In terms of Practice Note ETD01/2020, the property practitioners concerned would have been blocked...
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...
Please take note of this important notification that will assist you in obtaining your three (3) year 2023 fidelity fund certificate without any delays. Regulation 15.4 states that every property practitioner to whom a fidelity fund certificate or registration certificate, as the case may be, has already been issued in respect of a specific...
AVAILABILITY OF STUDY GUIDES
June 1, 2022
Dear Stakeholders Please be informed that we previously mentioned that one of the reasons that exams had to be postponed was due to the unavailability of study guides. However, we are glad to announce that study guides are now available and candidates may contact the Regulator in that regard and order study guides. Best...
2022 AUDIT REPORTS ON TRUST ACCOUNTS
June 1, 2022
The new Property Practitioners Act (the PPA) which came into effect on 1 February 2022 requires business property practitioners, who have not been exempted from keeping a trust account, to submit an audit report to the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA). According to the repealed Estate Agency Affairs Act (EAAA), audit reports on...
In order to ensure that DNFBP entities remediate and enhance their RMCPs, in accordance with the required Recommended Actions in Immediate Outcome 4 Preventative Measures of the Mutual Evaluation Report, the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is requesting all property practitioners previously included in the definition of...
NOTICE TO PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS TO REGISTER IN TERMS OF SECTION 47(1) OF THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ACT
May 24, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) hereby gives notice and calls upon all property practitioners who have not registered for their FFC or renewed for 2022 to ensure that they comply with section 47 (1) of the Property Practitioners Act by approaching the PPRA for their registration on or before the 30 June 2022.
IMPLICATIONS OF THE PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS ACT AND REGULATIONS ON THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
April 21, 2022
The document discusses the implications of the property Practitioners Act and Regulations on the Education and Training Environment.
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...
Draft Guidelines on Audit and Trust Accounts Requirements for Business Property Practitioners.
March 30, 2022
The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority invites inputs and comments on the attached draft Guidelines on Audit and Trust Accounts Requirements for Business Property Practitioners. .
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.
MYCPD SYSTEM GLITCH
February 28, 2022
MYCPD SYSTEM GLITCH We are aware that some estate agents/property practitioners are currently experiencing technical problems in accessing the MYCPD portal. Our IT Department is busy finding a solution to the challenge.
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAMINATION RESULTS FOR PDE WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
February 21, 2022
It is a pleasure to inform all the examination candidates for the Professional Designation Examination conducted on the 17 November 2022 that the results have been released. Exam Candidates are requested to check their inboxes, including Spam or Junk inboxes for results letters. Property Practitioners who wrote and passed are requested to be...
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.
IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: Recent Covid-19 cases at EAAB
December 5, 2021
Dear Stakeholders Management has recently received information that some staff members tested positive with the Covid-19 virus. As a precautionary measure the EAAB has conducted the deep cleaning/fumigation process which were executed on Friday, 03rd December 2021.
LAUNCH OF CONSUMER PROTECTION INITIATIVE
July 18, 2016
LAUNCH OF CONSUMER PROTECTION INITIATIVE PRIVYSEAL Following the EAAB's successful pilot of the PrivySeal Consumer Protection Initiative in June 2016, the EAAB requires all registered estate agents to sign up for their Privyseal at www.privyseal.com.
Immediate Release 07 June 2016 - Message from the CEO of the Estate Agency Affairs Board
June 7, 2016
Message from the CEO of the Estate Agency Affairs Board Firstly, my sincere condolences to the entire Lategan family who last week lost a mother, wife, daughter and friend to so many. I don’t think any of us will ever fully understand the senseless tragedy that took place a week ago, but we pray that you find peace over the weeks and...
November 30, -0001
“All national groups shall be protected by law against insults to their race and national pride”
As the members of the Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) we confirm that the MSG fully aligns itself with the sentiments expressed by the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) in the under-mentioned release entitled "Racism has no place in the property sector".
PRESS RELEASE: RACISM HAS NO PLACE IN THE PROPERTY SECTOR
November 30, -0001
Following the recently widely publicised derogatory, offensive and racist remarks posted by estate agent Penny Sparrow on Facebook, the Minister of Human Settlements has instructed the Department of Human Settlements to work with the South African Human Rights Commission and the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) in conducting an enquiry into...
THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MULTI-STAKEHOLDER GROUP
November 30, -0001
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) is gratified to announce the successful establishment of a Multi-Stakeholder Group comprising both itself and estate agency sector representative organisations.
STATEMENT IN RESPECT OF NEW DRAFT REGULATIONS
November 30, -0001
ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD TO ISSUE NEW REGULATIONS INTRODUCING NEW LEVIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Draft Investigation and Investigations guidelines
November 30, -0001
The Property Practitioners Authority is delighted to share with all stakeholders its draft guidelines which incorporate the Inspections and Investigations processes within the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority for your review, comments and questions.
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 19 MAY 2022
November 30, -0001
Following persistent concerns that some candidates have not been able to secure study guides despite ordering them, the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (“the PPRA”), wishes to announce that the Professional Designation Examination scheduled to take place on 19 May 2022 will now be conducted on 23 June 2022....
Discontinuation of accepting cash at the EAAB premises
Property Practitioners Bill 2016, Gazetted
PPRA SECOND COMMUNICATION TO NOVEMBER 2022 PDE
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.