General Information

ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS BOARD WEBSITE, MyCPD AND MyEAAB

ONLINE PORTALS

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 able to access and download their FFCs online immediately upon issue.

While these projects have been launched successfully, it has led to the higher than expected increase in the network traffic as many estate agents and members of the public are now making use of our online facilities. This, thus, has resulted in some online transactions staying longer on the queue, which in turn affect the performance of the website and the portals. Although some estate agents experience difficulty in their transactions, many estate agents are able to transact. To date 32 347 FFCs, have been issued in respect of 2017 calendar year. This represents 89% of all FFC when compared to the total number of FFCs that was issued for the 2016 calender year.                                                                                                                       

Our technicians are upgrading and optimising our current systems and infrastructure and the systems should be fully operational in due course. We encourage estate agents to continue using our website. A dedicated email address has been created to assist estate agents who are experiencing difficulty in using the website. Thus, should estate agents experience technical difficulty in using the website they are encouraged to submit their queries to Online@eaab.org.za.

We also advise estate agents that EAAB now has self-service terminals at our offices in Sandton through which estate agents can access our online facilities.

Issued by:         The Estate Agency Affairs Board

Date:                 11 October 2016


Professional Designation Examination PDE for 21 November 2019 is now open
October 7, 2019
This serves to advise all estate agents who wish to undertake the upcoming Professional Designation Examination (PDE) scheduled to take place on 21 November 2019 that enrolment for such is now open.

RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL EXAMINATION CANDIDATES WHO WROTE THE EXAMINATION ON 22 AUGUST 2019
October 7, 2019
This serves to advise all estate agents who wrote the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) in August that PDE results are now available on the MyEAAB portal.  Certificates for those who have passed are being printed and will be sent by no later than the end of November 2019.

Professional Designation Examination (PDE4 & PDE5) 22 August 2019
August 20, 2019
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) advises all estate agents who have enrolled for the Professional Designation Examination for either PDE4 or PDE5

PRACTICE NOTE: ETD02-2019 OF 26 June 2019 - REGULATING THE POSITION OF PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED ESTATE AGENTS WHO WISH TO RETURN TO THE SECTOR
July 16, 2019
The purpose of Practice Note ETD02/2019 is to regulate the position of persons who were previously registered as estate agents by the EAAB, and who were issued with valid Fidelity Fund Certificates accordingly, but who subsequently left the sector and now wish to re-enter, despite the fact that such persons may not have complied with the...

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION – 22 AUGUST 2019 PDE ENROLMENT IS NOW OPEN
July 15, 2019
This serves to advise all estate agents who wish to undertake the upcoming Professional Designation Examination (PDE) scheduled to take place on 22 August 2019 that enrolment for such is now open.  Enrolment is done strictly via the MyEAAB portal available on the EAAB website www.eaab.org.za and one must be in possession of their 7 digit...

PROCEDURE FOR EXEMPTION AGAINST THE NQF LEVEL 4 & 5 REAL ESTATE QUALIFICATIONS & (PDE 4 & 5) AGE 60 YEARS & ABOVE
June 24, 2019
The Press release dated June 30, 2011: The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) grants estate agents qualification and Professional Designation Examination (PDE) exemption for Over 60’s deals with the resolution and policy approved by the EAAB Board for the grant of exemption and process that must be followed by interested and qualifying...

APPLICATIONS BY NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF AN ESTATE AGENCY COMPANY FOR THE GRANT OF AN EDUCATIONAL EXEMPTION
June 24, 2019
This serves to advise that the fee payable to the Estate Agency Affairs Board during the 2019/2020 financial year for the consideration of an application for the grant of an educational exemption by a non-executive director of an estate agency company is the sum of R3 300.00.

EQUIVALENCY EXEMPTION AGAINST NQF LEVEL 4 AND/OR 5 REAL ESTATE QUALIFICATIONS
June 24, 2019
Practice Note ETD03/2013 issued in May 2013 deals with the assessment of equivalency exemptions by the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB).

WRITTEN PDE 4 & 5 & ORAL EXAMINATION FEES FOR 2019/2020
June 24, 2019
This serves to advise all estate agents who wish to undertake the scheduled PDE Examination (written and oral) for the 2019/2020 financial year of the following applicable fees:

REVIEW OF SCRIPT AND APPEAL AGAINST THE PDE 4 & 5 RESULTS FEES
June 24, 2019
This serves to advise examination candidates who wish to apply for the review of their examination script or for appeal against the exam results of the new fee payable to the Estate Agency Affairs Board during the 2019/2020 financial year for the consideration of their appeal is the sum of R539.00.

Fidelity Fund Certificates (FFC) for the 2020 Calendar Year
June 19, 2019
The Annual renewal for the 2020 FFC will open on the 01 July 2019 until 31 October 2019.

2019 AUDIT REPORTS SUBMISSION REMINDER
May 21, 2019
The submission deadline of 30 June 2019 for estate agency firms with a financial year-end of 28 February 2019 is imminent and this notification serves as a reminder to principals of these estate agency firms.

The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act Video Clip produced by the EAAB
April 17, 2019
The Financial Intelligence Centre (the FIC), established by the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 38 of 2001 (the FIC Act), is the national point for the gathering, analysis and dissemination of financial intelligence. The FIC identifies the proceeds of crime and combats both money laundering and the financing of terrorism with its primary role...

RMCP Template in terms of the FIC Act, 38 OF 2001
April 4, 2019
The Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 38 of 2001, established the Financial Intelligence Centre as the national centre for the gathering and analysis of financial data. The FIC is mandated to identify funds generated from criminal acts and to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. The FIC Act imposes certain obligations on sectors...

CPD 2019 Commencement of the CPD Programme
February 27, 2019
Who must register for CPD purposes in 2019?   All estate agents, excluding intern estate agents, who have been issued with a valid fidelity fund certificate by the EAAB, whether as principal or non-principal estate agents, are reminded that they must register for CPD purposes in 2019 and obtain fifteen verifiable and five non-verifiable CPD...

Tips for estate agents undertaking the Professional Designation Examination (PDE)
November 30, -0001
As the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) is an open book examination, candidates are evaluated on their practical understanding of the study (and any other relevant) material rather than on mere recall and memorisation.



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