The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the official host, Vietnam National Real Estate Association (VNREA), would like to invite you to join us at the IREC 2018—International Real Estate Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam from September 5 – 9, 2018. For more information about the specifics of the event, please visit the IREC 2018’s website at www.IREC2018.com.

About IREC 2018

IREC 2018 is a premier International Real Estate Conference gathering experts and real estate industry influencers from all over the world to connect, learn, network, share and transact. NAR has been a Strategic Partner to the IREC, formerly known as the IRC since its inception in 2015.  

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Property Practitioners Bill Update

Parliament, Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements was today briefed by the Department of Human Settlements on the Property Practitioners Bill [B21-2018] which seeks to, among other things, transform the property sector through regulation, participation and inclusion.

The committee has welcomed the briefing of this Bill, which provides for the repeal of the Estate Agency Affairs Act of 1976 and the provision for the continuation of the Estate Agency Affairs Board as the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority. The committee is pleased that the Bill includes bond originators and assessors among others, and has raised the importance of having transformation as a standalone chapter within the Bill, since transformation of the sector is the main aim of this Bill as this sector does not have people who were previously disadvantaged operating within it.  

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SAPOA, Property Sector Charter Council to continue partnership on transformation

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) will continue to fund the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC) to the tune of around R250,000 a year for an additional three-year period.

The intention of this ongoing strategic partnership is to collaborate in fostering a common goal and vision in addressing the issue of and promoting transformation within the property industry.  

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CSOS Shared Living Newsletter

Below is a copy of the CSOS newsletter, Shared Living which is designed to keep you informed of latest CSOS developments and their performance information. The CSOS value your inputs and look forward to receiving your views on they can best improve their communication with stakeholders. Should you wish to contribute and comment to this newsletter, kindly send your inputs to wanda.lubelwana@csos.org.za

CSOS SharedLiving Issue#3

Chas Everitt – Property Signpost

Commentary from Berry Everitt, Group CEO, Chas Everitt on land expropriation without compensation.

Hello everyone

When I wrote before about the proposal to change the Constitution to provide for land expropriation without compensation (LEWC), I said the real problem with it was the uncertainty about what policy really lay behind it – and how the expropriation process would be implemented if the amendment was made.  

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GET TO KNOW YOUR QCTO

The aim of the roadshow is to develop a common understanding amongst the QCTO’s External Stakeholders. Specific focus will be given to Skills Development Providers (SDPs), Assessment Quality Partners (AQPs), Development Quality Partners (DQPs), SETAs employees in broader QA function (working within the ambit of QCTO’s mandate) and prospectiveclients to ensure that there is common understanding of QCTO’s mandate, policies and process.

Please find roadshow details below:-

Get to Know Your QCTO Roadshow