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We continue with our discussion of the Code of Conduct.  This week, we turn our attention to Regulation 34.3.4, which deals with the PP’s duty not to make misrepresentations or harmful statements or to use harmful marketing techniques.   A summary of Regulation (Reg) 34.3.4 follows below:   ...

Last week we started discussing Regulation 34.3 of the Code of Conduct.  This week, we turn our attention to Regulation 34.3.2, which is interestingly entitled: Duties applicable to estate agents.   A summary of Regulation (Reg) 34.3.2 follows below:   Reg 34.3.2.1 – as a PP, you must...

Last week we started discussing the Code of Conduct and in particular the duties applicable to all PP’s, which are contained in Regulation 34.2.  This week, we turn our attention to Regulation 34.3, which is interestingly entitled: Duties applicable to estate agents.   A summary of Regulation...

Over the next few weeks, I will be discussing the Code of Conduct.  It appears that there are still many property practitioners (PP) who do not understand or remember their ethical obligations in terms of the Code of Conduct.   In this week’s blog, I will discuss...

Over the last three weeks, I have discussed the various tasks that, if you perform any of them, would require you to register as a property practitioner (PP) with the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA).  In this week’s blog, I will provide a comprehensive summary...

In this week’s blog, we will complete our discussion of the definition of who is a property practitioner (PP) in terms of the Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (PPA).   Continuing our discussion, if you do the following you are considered to be a PP and...

In last week’s blog, we started to discuss the definition of who is a property practitioner (PP) in terms of the Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (PPA). Continuing our discussion, if you do the following you are considered to be a PP and must hold...

I am often asked by people if they need to actually register with the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA).  I recently had one person saying to me that they help an estate agent part-time on the weekends, “Surely I don’t need to be an estate...

In the last few weeks, we have discussed the mandatory disclosure form and in particular Section 67 and Regulation 36.1 of the Regulations to the Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 which is the Regulation dealing with the mandatory disclosure form.  Refer back to Defects...

In last week’s blog, we started to discuss Regulation 36.1 of the Regulations to the Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 which is the Regulation dealing with the mandatory disclosure form.  Refer back to Defects and the Property Practitioner Part 3.   Continuing on from last week,...