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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.

OFFICE YEAR END CLOSURE
December 23, 2021
Dear Stakeholders It is hereby officially announced that EAAB offices will close on Thursday, 23rd December 2021 and to reopen on Tuesday, 04th January 2022.

EAAB offices now opened
December 14, 2021
Dear Stakeholders Following the closure of EAAB offices on the 03rd of December 2021 due to insurgence of Covid-19 infections among employees, EAAB offices will start its full operations from Tuesday, 14th December 2021.  

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. 

INVITATION FOR SUBMISSION FROM THE PUBLIC ABOUT RACISM WITHIN THE PROPERTY SECTOR
November 9, 2021
The Estate Agency Affairs Board("EAAB") is a regulatory authority established in terms of the Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976("EAA Act") to maintain and promote the standards of conduct of real estate agents and regulate the activities of estate agents in the public interest. Therefore the EAAB is obliged to exercise...

Continuing Professional Development CPD material for 2021
September 3, 2021
The EAAB would like to inform all eligible estate agents that the CPD 2021 material will be uploaded in the coming weeks thereby making the CPD programme available from 1 October 2021.

PRACTICE NOTE: ETD01 2020
August 26, 2021
ON REGULATING THE POSITION OF ESTATE AGENTS HOLDING FULL STATUS FIDELITY FUND CERTIFICATES DESPITE HAVING FAILED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD OF TRAINING OF ESTATE AGENTS REGULATIONS, 200

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA’S STATEMENT ON NEW BUSINESS LICENSES AND PAYMENT OF FEES
July 13, 2021
The President of the Republic of South Africa his Excellency President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa in his address to the nation on 11 July 2021 as part of his interventions by the State to alleviate the effects of the Covid pandemic on human life and the economy announces the following:

EXTENSION OF CPD POINTS ACQUISITION FOR THE 2020 YEAR
June 28, 2021
The EAAB hereby extends the compliance period to finalise and catch up the required annual CPD points for the 2020 CPD programme to 31 August 2021.  This is as a result of a technical glitch in the EAAB system, which has caused a delay for estate agents to access the MyCPD portal and acquire their CPD 2020 verifiable points before the...

NOTIFICATION - FIDELITY FUND CERTIFICATE RENEWALS FOR 2022
June 23, 2021
Please take note of the important notification that will assist you in obtaining your 2022 fidelity fund certificate without any delays.

AUDIT REPORTS 2021 SUBMISSION REMINDER
June 7, 2021
The submission deadline of 30 June 2021 for estate agency firms with a financial year-end of 28 February 2021 is imminent and this notification serves as a reminder to principals of these estate agency firms.

NOTICE TO INTERN ESTATE AGENTS REGARDING THE SUBMISSION OF INTERN LOGBOOKS TO EAAB FOR ASSESSMENT
May 31, 2021
This serves to advise all Intern Estate Agents who wish to submit completed and signed-off intern logbooks that the following submission methods are available:

EXTENSION OF CPD POINTS ACQUISITION
January 26, 2021
The EAAB published a communique citing that CPD fees for 2020 will be waived and that those estate agents who have already made payment towards their CPD fees will have their accounts credited for the 2021 financial year. Thus, the said estate agents will not be required to pay the CPD fees in the corresponding year, i.e. 2021.

THE EAAB ON-LINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM READINESS FOR PDE 4 & 5
November 13, 2020
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL STAKEHOLDERS AND EXAMINATION CANDIDATES  ON THE EAAB ON-LINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM READINESS All stakeholders and examination candidates are advised that the EAAB On-line Examination System is ready and examination candidates, in particular, are advised to check their provided emails (i.e. email addresses provided on...

THE EAAB WILL CONDUCT ITS DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS FOR ESTATE AGENTS VIA AN ONLINE VIRTUAL PLATFORM
October 19, 2020
Given the outbreak and continuous spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertainty, in South Africa and around the world, the EAAB is also deploying different measures to curtail and contain the spread of the virus.

AGENT Magazine Issue 141 May-June 2020
October 7, 2020
HEADLINE STORIES Real estate rebounds after lockdown What can agents expect after the 2020 rate cut Building a new property legacy together SA property market in supply-and-demand balancing act, as Cape Town Deeds office sheds backlog

UPDATING OF ESTATE AGENTS CONTACT DETAILS
September 29, 2020
The EAAB is in the process of updating its contact database.  If your contact details have changed in the past 3 years, please  urgently send your updated contact details to:

UPDATED EQUIVALENCY EXEMPTION MATRICES FOR NQF LEVEL 4 & 5
September 9, 2020
On 20 August 2020 the Estate Agency Affairs Board advised of the EAAB BOARD’S DECISION TO AMEND THE EQUIVALENCY EXEMPTION MATRICES FOR NQF LEVELS 4 & 5 which was placed on the EAAB’s website and sent via a bulk email process.

APPLICATION DATE BROUGHT FORWARD FOR TRANSFORMATION BOOSTING INITIATIVE
July 17, 2020
JOHANNESBURG – The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) has brought forward the application date for a progressive initiative that will boost transformation of the real estate industry.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: PDI resolution application extension (to be read inconjunction with PDI's given a boost in real estate)
April 2, 2020
The EAAB earlier this month announced an exciting initiative that will assist estate agents from disadvantaged backgrounds gain entry into the profession.

FAQ about the impact of lockdown on real estate industries
November 30, -0001
The unprecedented 21-day national lockdown kicks in at midnight Thursday 26 March 2020. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the bold effort to stave off the rampant Coronavirus that has gripped the world. The lockdown will have dire consequences for the economy and the manner in which business is conducted in the property and real estate...

PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS- SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE -PART 1
November 30, -0001
In order for us to assist you under the new Property Practitioners Act to secure a valid Fedelity Fund Certificate (FFC), we would like understand how we can assist you. In order to ascertain this information, we would like you to complete a very brief 1-minute survey that will help inform us on how to provide the you with the neccesary support.



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