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ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD REFUTES CLAIMS OF 50 000 ILLEGAL ESTATE AGENTS
November 28, 2017
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.

Ensure your PrivySeal reflects the current date and time
July 10, 2017
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) has embarked on an awareness campaign for all prospective property consumers to advise them and encourage them to only deal with estate agents whose compliant registration status is evidenced by their EAAB Privyseal.

HOW TO TRANSACT WITH THE EAAB IF YOU ARE AN ESTATE AGENT- Online Query Management System
May 11, 2017
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) would advise that an innovative mechanism to facilitate the interaction of estate agents with the EAAB has been introduced effective 2 May 2017.  The Online Query Management System (OQMS), should henceforth be used for all queries, questions and complaints relating to the issue of fidelity fund...

REQUIRED DISCLOSURE BY INTERN ESTATE AGENTS
April 12, 2017
Intern estate agents are reminded that they are obliged, pursuant to the provisions of regulation 2(4)(a) of the Standard of Training of Estate Agents Regulations, 2008, to disclose the fact that they are intern estate agents on all printed material relating to their activities as estate agents. They are required, therefore, specifically to...

PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS BILL, 2016 AS GAZETTED
April 3, 2017
This serves to confirm that the Property Practitioners Bill, 2016 as Gazetted has been published for public comment.  The period for comments on any of the provisions of the Bill is to be made within 30 days from publication of the Bill.

A FURTHER MANIFESTATION OF RACISM WITHIN THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR
March 6, 2017
It constitutes a gross understatement to say that the EAAB is appalled at the occurrence of yet another blatant incident of racist behaviour within the estate agency sector.

Continuing Professional Development CPD) 2017 Notification 3
February 24, 2017
Due to unforeseen circumstances it was, unfortunately, not possible for the EAAB to have placed the proposed CPD 2017 venue calendar or the e-learning video material on its website by 20 February 2017 as had initially been communicated to participants.

Continuing Professional Development CPD) Notification 2
February 23, 2017
Estate agents are reminded that, in terms of the Standard of Training of Estate Agents Regulations, 2008, they must comply with prescribed Continuing Professional Development (CPD) obligations to continue to practice as such.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Notification 1 for 2017 Calendar Year
February 9, 2017
09 February 2017 CPD participants are advised that the CPD programme for 2017 has been placed on the EAAB website (www.eaab.org.za) for their perusal. To do so participants should access the “Education” menu and then proceed to the “CPD” portal.

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...

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...

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) 2016
November 30, -0001
It is mandatory for full status estate agents to register for CPD purposes

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
November 30, -0001
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2016

EQUALITY PLEDGE
November 30, -0001
“All national groups shall be protected by law against insults to their race and national pride”

STATEMENT ON RACISM IN THE ESTATE AGENCY SECTOR BY THE MULTI-STAKEHOLDER GROUP
November 30, -0001
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...

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: AN UPDATE
November 30, -0001
[N/B: This communication replaces the communication on CPD issued on 20 October 2015 and published in the Agent Magazine Issue 122 of September/October 2015]

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.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
November 30, -0001
UPDATE AND INTRODUCING E-LEARNING

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

ESTATE AGENTS ARE REMINDED TIMEOUSLY TO REGISTER FOR CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) IN 2017
November 30, -0001
The EAAB wishes to remind estate agents that all persons holding a valid fidelity fund certificate, in the capacity of either principal or non-principal estate agent but excluding intern estate agents, must register for CPD purposes in 2017.



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