The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) has noted various media reports attributed to the organisation claiming that there were about 50 000 illegal estate agents practising.
Professional Designation Examination Dates for 2018/2019
November 6, 2017
Professional Designation Examination (PDE) dates for 2018/2019
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) compliance
August 15, 2017
As December 2017 rapidly draws near, full status estate agents (excluding presently registered intern estate agents), are again reminded that they must ensure that they comply with mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements if they wish to continue legally to practice as such.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: EXAMINATION CANDIDATES WHO UNDERTOOK THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION ON 2 MARCH 2017 MAY NOW OBTAIN EXAMINATION RESULTS
April 13, 2017
Candidates who wrote the Professional Designation Examination on 2 March 2017 are advised that:
BEYERS REALTY GROUP CLAIMS AGAINST THE FIDELITY FUND BEYERS REALTY GROUP CLAIMS AGAINST THE FIDELITY FUND
November 1, 2016
On 30th September 2016, The EAAB obtained an interim order of court appointing a curator and taking control of the trust accounts and monies of Beyers Realty Group (BRG). BRG has also been provisionally interdicted from further operations pending a final order.
BEYERS REALTY GROUP CLAIM AGAINST THE FIDELITY FUND OF THE EAAB
November 1, 2016
Further to the below letter of information, the EAAB wishes to advise as follows: The curator as appointed by the court (see previous notice), is Mr Thomas Makupo, and any claims for trust monies which were held by Beyers Realty Group must be lodged with the curator at firstname.lastname@example.org, attention Mr Thomas Makupo
Communication - EAAB WEBSITE, MyCPD AND MyEAAB Online Portals
October 12, 2016
For the past few years the EAAB has implemented a number of online systems aimed at ensuring that estate agents are able to transact and interact with EAAB through these online services. These projects include online submission of Audit Reports, MYCPD, MyEAAB, Online registrations and renewals, PrivySeal, etc. Further, now estate agents are also...
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION (PDE) POLICY, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND STATUS UPGRADE PROCESS
September 26, 2016
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR UNDERTAKING THE EXAM It is the policy of the EAAB that: only registered and practicing estate agents who have been granted equivalency exemption from completing the prescribed qualifications for their practicing status and or have already qualified against prescribed qualifications are allowed to enrol and undertake the...
Registration on the registration and reporting platform of the FIC presentation slides below
ISSUE PAPER ON GUIDANCE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE AMENDMENT ACT, 2016
August 26, 2016
26 AUGUST 2016 ISSUE PAPER ON GUIDANCE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE AMENDMENT ACT, 2016 Purpose of the Issue Paper 1. The Issue Paper is intended to elicit comments on aspects where accountable institutions will require guidance when the amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (the FIC Act), to be...
NOTICE ISSUE PAPER ON GUIDANCE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE AMENDMENT BILL, 2016
August 26, 2016
Wednesday, 17 August 2016: The Financial Intelligence Centre (the FIC) in consultation with National Treasury, South African Reserve Bank and the Financial Services Board has published an Issue Paper on guidance required to implement the FIC Amendment Bill, 2016, on the FIC’s website today. Click here to read the Issue Paper.
ALL ESTATE AGENCY FIRMS ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE BY THEIR EMPLOYEES IN SIGNING UP FOR PRIVYSEAL CONSUMER PROTECTION INITIATIVE
August 22, 2016
11 AUGUST 2016 ALL ESTATE AGENCY FIRMS ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE BY THEIR EMPLOYEES IN SIGNING UP FOR PRIVYSEAL CONSUMER PROTECTION INITIATIVE Following the EAAB's successful pilot of the PrivySeal Consumer Protection Initiative in June 2016, the EAAB now requires all registered estate agents to sign up, at no cost, for their estate...
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.
2017 FFC RENEWAL FEES AND PROCESS
June 27, 2016
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) wishes to advise estate agents that the renewal period for the 2017 Fidelity Fund Certificates (FFCs) will commence on 1 August 2016 (instead of the 1st of July as in previous years) and close on 31 October 2016. Any payment of the renewal fee for 2017 FFCs made after 31 October 2016 will attract the monthly...
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) grants Continuing Professional Development (CPD) participants a final extention of time to register for CPD purposes
April 12, 2016
THE ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD (EAAB) GRANTS CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PARTICIPANTS A FINAL EXTENSION OF TIME TO REGISTER FOR CPD PURPOSES The EAAB has received numerous requests from CPD participants (that is to say, all presently registered estate agents excluding only intern estate agents) for the grant of an extension of time...
REMINDER – REGISTRATION FOR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Professional estate agents who are required to register for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes for the 2016 calendar year, but who have not as yet done so, are respectfully reminded that they must complete the Personal Development Plan (PDP) and make payment of...
SCHEDULE OF FEES 2016-2017 EFFECTIVE FROM 01 APRIL 2016
November 30, -0001
NOTIFICATION OF SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS AND SERVICES FOR 2016-2017 It is important to note that the schedule of fees for 2016-2017 will come into effect on 01 April 2016. The form can be downloaded at the bottom of the web page.