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Van Deventers Newsletter - June 2018

Posted On: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

This week's best articles, alongside short snippets of miscellaneous interestingness that you won't want to miss out on.

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the next edition of our newsletter where we focus on what it now takes to become an Estate Agent and other developments in the real estate industry.

We have recently launched our RPL training seminars and these session dates are to be found on the Training Calendar.

Feel free to book your seat in what will be an essential qualification for all professional estate agents - property practitioners. (Add your email address, name and phone number and then click 'Enrol for this Event")

We would also welcome suggestions for any future topics from our readers and these suggestions can be forwarded to info@vandeventers.law

Check out our new articles below:

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Estate Agency Internships and RPL Training

We have decided to launch our very own training program to assist agents in completing their Logbooks, NQF Level 4 Real Estate Course (SAQA QUAL ID 59097) as well as providing guidance on the Professional Designation Examination (PDE).

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Statutory exemption against the PDE implemented

All estate agents meeting the revised eligibility criterion for the grant of the statutory PDE exemption are urged to apply for such statutory exemption against the PDE as soon as possible.

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BEE-compliance and the property sector

Being able to understand BEE compliance and the 2017 Property Sector Code is very important for estate agents, franchisees and franchisors.

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The setting aside of proof of income for granting credit

The ruling held that a proof of income won’t be needed by consumers in order to apply for credit.

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The Property Practitioners Bill - What changes to expect

On 31 March, the Property Practitioners Bill was gazetted for comment and is intended to cancel out entirely the dated Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976.

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