FIC Compliance Notice for Estate Agency Firms

FIC Compliance Notice for Estate Agency Firms

Recently, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) issued a notice to all estate agency firms, instructing them to complete and submit their Risk & Compliance returns by the 31st of May 2023.

CPD The Way Forward

CPD: The Way Forward

The Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA) issued a notice to all estate agents obligated to accrue CPD points as part of their ongoing education.

Managing Agents and the PPRA

Managing Agents and the PPRA – Simplified

Why Managing Agents, who do not sell or rent properties, need to register with the PPRA, and why they must also hold a Fidelity Fund Certificate.

PDE Take-Home Exam

Revolutionising PDE: Introducing the Take-Home Exam

Experience the flexibility of PDE like never before by taking part in the PPRA’s newly introduced pilot project, available to all registered learners.

Get Qualified as an Estate Agent

Get Qualified to Uphold Your Status & Avoid Disqualification

Given the ongoing hurdles in the South African Real Estate Industry, we feel the pressure placed on you as a Property Practitioner, so let’s clear things up.

Recognition of Prior Learning & ServiceSETA Rules & Regulations

Recognition of Prior Learning & ServiceSETA Rules & Regulations

How you know you are being represented by an ethical Accreditation Centre, what determines that you are eligible for RPL, and how RPL helps you complete your course faster.

PPRA/EAAB Extension of the Education Requirements Compliance Deadline

PPRA/EAAB Extension of the Education Requirements Compliance Deadline

The PPRA/EAAB has extended the deadline from 31 January 2023 to 30 June 2023. All candidates must meet this deadline as it will not be extended again.

How to Become a Principal Property Practitioner in South Africa

How to Become a Principal Property Practitioner

In this article, we outline the step by step process you need to follow to become a principal property practitioner in South Africa.

Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC)

Who needs a Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC)

Learn who needs a Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) certificate when facilitating or providing a service in the sale or lease of property in South Africa.

2022 Deadlines: Am I Compliant

2022 Deadlines: Am I Compliant

We’ve put together a list of important deadlines to be aware of with regards to the PPRA for the year 2022.

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The Path to Certification: REIS Panel Discussion 2022

Listen to this 40-minute discussion to understand how agents must comply during the change from the old to the new Acts and how the new Act affects developers, Homeowner Associations and Property Practitioners.

Educational material now available for CPD

Educational material now available for CPD

The EAAB announced that the CPD 2021 material will be uploaded in the coming weeks thereby making the CPD programme available from 1 October 2021 to all eligible estate agents.

EAAB: Agents need to comply with education regulations or be disqualified

EAAB: Agents need to comply with education regulations or be disqualified

A policy approved by the EAABB applicable to interns, non-principal or principal estate agents, has granted an extension of a time frame within which they can ensure compliance with the board’s education regulations.

Real Estate Agent Professional Designations in South Africa

Which Professional Designation should I be using?

In this article, we explain how and when to use The Estate Agents Affairs Board (EAAB) Professional Designations.

Real Estate Course Exemptions

How to find out if you are exempt from studying regulated Property Practitioner Courses?

We have de-mystified the Estate Agents Affairs Board (EAAB) exemption requirements to help you determine if you are exempt from studying regulated Property Practitioner courses.

Real Estate is Leading the Way in SSETA Digital Strategy

Real Estate is Leading the Way in SSETA Digital Strategy (October 2020)

In a move that reflects the Services SETA’s determination to embrace the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, SSETA is launching its first ever online learning program this month in association with Durban-based real estate elearning provider, PropAcademy. This pilot programme, which forms part of the SSETA’s eLearning Adoption Project, will enable 15 real estate students […]

How to Become a Professional Property Valuer

How to Become a Registered Property Valuer

In this article we explore the various requirements, the educational programmes, and steps involved in becoming a registered property valuer in South Africa.

How to start my own estate agency

How to Start Your Own Estate Agency

If you are thinking of starting your own estate agency firm in South Africa, follow these steps to ensure that you are compliant with the regulations.