Logbook and workplace portfolio of evidence facilitation for intern estate agents

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The requirement

From January 2013 all intern estate agents had to complete a mandatory one-year internship programme on entering the real estate profession. The programme is designed to ensure that intern estate agents get meaningful, practical experience combined with their theoretical estate agency studies during the first 12 months of their internship period.

The idea is that a new agent must be provided with a structured learning environment so he or she can get the necessary experience to confidently perform the functions of a professional estate agent. It’s a wonderful and necessary idea but, to be frank, quite difficult to implement if you’re the principal of the agency or manager of the intern estate agent. It takes a tremendous investment of your time and effort to take even one intern agent through this programme.

The Estate Agency Affairs Board also requires intern estate agents and their principals to complete a logbook and workplace portfolio of evidence. Our experience is that intern estate agents and principals struggle to diligently keep this logbook updated – even with the best of intentions.

The solution

To make this process easier and manageable for intern estate agents and principals, Deon Terblanche teamed up with Yolande Botha of Realysis Academy.

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Over the course of 11 in-depth, online lessons, Yolande and Deon will take you through everything you need to know to compile a logbook, as required by the EAAB. Yolande is a qualified assessor and real estate trainer. She specialises in logbook and portfolio of evidence facilitation for intern estate agents (and, of course, their busy principals).

Every lesson will be online and live so you can get access to this training whether you are in Sandton or Sannieshof. Each lesson will consist of a live training session where you will be able to ask questions, get advice and interact with other students. All supporting material will be delivered online as well so you’ll never have to worry about losing any important training material.

 

Lessons

LB0 – Preparatory session

Length: 19 minutesComplexity: Standard

In this preparatory session, you will get an overview of how the online logbook process will be conducted.

LB1 – Introduction

Complexity: Standard

In session 1, you will get an in-depth overview of the logbook process, how to do required projects, how to complete the logbook after each session and more.

LB2 – Logbook and workplace experience

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

During Session 2 of the Logbook Facilitation process, among other things, you will learn how to log the practical experience you gain as an intern.

LB3 – Products and services

Complexity: Standard

In this session of the logbook preparation, Yolande Botha shares the basics of the products and services of an estate agency with you (as well as the project and logbook to be completed).

LB4 – Legal Environment

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In session of the Logbook Facilitation process, Yolande Botha will introduce you to the legal environment applicable to the real estate industry.

LB 5 – Financial and taxes

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In the fifth session of the logbook facilitation process, Yolande Botha covers the major financial and taxation affairs applicable to the sale and purchase of property.

LB 6 – Marketing and canvassing

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In this session 6 of the logbook facilitation process, Yolande Botha discusses the ins and outs of marketing and canvassing for estate agents.

LB 7 – Qualifying the Buyer and Seller

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In session 7 of the logbook facilitation process, Yolande Botha discusses the qualification of buyers and sellers and advertising considerations.

LB 8 – Selling and workplace activities

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In this session 8 Yolande Botha discusses all aspects relating to qualifying buyers and sellers, as well as building teams in the workplace.

LB 9 – Management and administration of estate agencies

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In session 9 of the logbook facilitation process Yolande Botha explains aspects relating to the management and administration of estate agencies, and she includes this session’s project and logbook details.

LB 10 – Paralegal environment

Length: 60 minutesComplexity: Standard

In this last recorded session of the logbook and portfolio of evidence facilitation process, Yolande Botha discusses paralegals in real estate as well as the final project (9) and logbook work.