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2017  
16-08-2017

Application begins for scheme of mutual recognition of qualifications between Mainland and Hong Kong estate agents

19-07-2017

EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2017 and introduces its initiatives for the second half

06-07-2017

EAA issues guidelines on the sale and purchase or leasing of non-residential properties

26-06-2017

Renewal Agreement on the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications for Estate Agents in the Mainland and Hong Kong under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

31-05-2017

The EAA published a new booklet “Tenancy Guide for Non-local Students in Hong Kong”

25-03-2017

The EAA held a public seminar on “Smart Tips on Mortgage Application”

14-03-2017

Increase of Qualifying Examination Fees

21-02-2017

Outstanding Estate Agent Award Open for Application

06-02-2017

The EAA launches new consumer education website and new TV API

24-01-2017

EAA reviews its work in 2016 and introduces its initiatives for 2017

   
2016  
22-11-2016

The EAA Board Appoints the Chairpersons of Standing Committees and Panel

18-11-2016

EAA to award “Silver” Premium Symbol to encourage licensees’ continuous learning

19-10-2016

EAA to issue new practice circular on verifying the identity of vendors

02-09-2016

The EAA will hold a public seminar on "Key Information of Residential Properties"

25-08-2016

Practice circular on first-sale order coming into effect soon

20-07-2016

EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2016 and introduces its initiatives for the second half

29-06-2016

EAA updates guidelines on the conduct of promotional activities in the first sale of residential properties

03-05-2016

E-services of the EAA’s website enhanced to accept online application of individual licence renewal

01-04-2016

EAA held a public seminar on residential tenancy matters

30-03-2016

EAA to issue new practice circular on the trade' s compliance with the Competition Ordinance

23-03-2016

Prize Presentation Ceremony of the EAA’s Premium CPD Attainment Symbol Design Competition

08-03-2016

EAA Board Endorsed its Action Plan for 2016-17

27-01-2016

EAA reviews its work in 2015 introduces and its initiatives for 2016

21-01-2016 The EAA published a new booklet "Inquiry Hearing Cases of Estate Agents A Selection (First-Hand Residential Properties)”
07-01-2016  The EAA Launches New API and Roving Exhibitions
   
2015  
17-12-2015  Design Competition for the EAA’s Premium Continuing Professional Development Attainment Symbols Now Open for Entry
09-12-2015  The EAA published a new booklet A Guide to Tenancy
01-12-2015  EAA issued a new Practice Circular on the Sale and Purchase or Leasing of Car Parking Spaces
24-11-2015  The EAA Board Welcomes Two New Members and Congratulates Two Staff for Receiving The Ombudsman’s Awards
11-11-2015  The EAA issues a Practice Circular on the Completion of Provisional Tenancy Agreement and Tenancy Agreement
02-11-2015  EAA participated in the “Walkathon 2015” organised by Mother’s Choice
05-09-2015  EAA held a public seminar on tips to become a smart purchaser of first-hand residential properties today 
27-08-2015  EAA held quarterly trade liaison meeting today 
19-08-2015  The EAA will hold a public seminar on tips to become a smart purchaser of first-hand residential properties 
28-07-2015  EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2015 and introduces its initiatives for the second half 
30-06-2015  New Practice Circular on Declaration of Submission of Registrations of Intent in the Sales of First-Hand Residential Properties 
22-06-2015  New Practice Circular on Proper Authorisation by Absent Contracting Party 
05-05-2015  EAA held liaison meeting with the trade today 
26-03-2015  EAA issues new practice circular on effective control of estate agency business 
19-03-2015  The EAA organises seminars on the sale of first-hand residential properties for practitioners 
05-03-2015  The EAA Launches New Consumer Education Videos and Roving Exhibitions 
03-03-2015 EAA Board Endorsed its Corporate Plan Today
27-02-2015 New Incentives of the Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) Scheme
28-01-2015 EAA reviews its work in 2014 and introduces its initiatives for 2015
06-01-2015 EAA held trade liaison meeting today
2014  
25-11-2014 The EAA Board Appoints the Chairmen of Standing Committees and Panel
31-10-2014 The EAA welcomes new Chairman and Members
07-10-2014 The EAA issues Practice Circulars on the Adjustments to Ad Valorem Stamp Duty and the mobile version of Integrated Registration Information System Online Services
26-09-2014 The EAA participated in a recruitment fair again
28-08-2014 Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK Professor Michael K.M. Hui to speak in the seminar organised by the EAA
26-08-2014 Internal analysis of the malpractices of the large and the medium-to-small sized estate agencies
25-08-2014 EAA organised “Shatin Shing Mun River Charity Run” for Hong Chi Association
22-08-2014 EAA held quarterly trade liaison meeting today
31-07-2014 EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2014 and introduces its initiatives for the second half
27-05-2014 EAA appoints Ms Ruby Hon as new CEO
26-05-2014 The EAA is concerned about the conduct of estate agents in the sale of first-hand residential properties
20-05-2014 EAA held quarterly trade liaison meeting today
15-05-2014 The EAA issues a Practice Circular on Special Stamp Duty and Buyer's Stamp Duty
07-05-2014 EAA is concerned about property advertisements that may bring disrepute to the trade
30-04-2014 EAA and Consumer Council jointly published Guide to Purchasing Second-hand Residential Properties
31-03-2014 EAA issues new practice circular on the execution of estate agency agreements by electronic means
27-03-2014 The EAA promotes consumer education
18-02-2014 EAA held quarterly trade liaison meeting today
23-01-2014 EAA reviews its work in 2013 and introduces its initiatives for 2014
2013
24-12-2013 Chief Executive Officer to leave EAA
18-12-2013 EAA Launches a New Scheme for Disciplinary Cases
26-11-2013 EAA Board Meeting Held Today
08-11-2013 EAA held quarterly trade liaison meeting today
31-10-2013 The EAA participated in a recruitment fair
27-08-2013 EAA held its Board meeting today
15-08-2013 EAA discusses with trade representatives the non-compliance issues
31-07-2013 EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2013 and introduces its initiatives for the second half
10-07-2013 The EAA Updates Practice Circular on Protection of Personal Data
19-06-2013 EAA holds Professional Forum on Professionalism of Estate Agents
28-05-2013 EAA Board meeting held today
17-04-2013 EAA issues guidelines on the conduct of promotional activities and provision of property information in the first sale of residential properties
12-04-2013 EAA briefs the estate agency trade on the gist of the practice circular on first sale of residential properties
21-03-2013 The EAA to hold roving exhibitions at MTR
19-03-2013 EAA’s Corporate Plan endorsed by the Board
13-03-2013 The EAA to issue a new practice circular on deed of gift/assignment at nil consideration and updated circulars on property information and land search
15-02-2013 About the online dissemination of a fraudulent press release
08-02-2013 About a false press release on the Government’s new measures to curb the overheated property market that spreads online
31-01-2013 EAA reviews with trade representatives the implementation of the practice circular on saleable area
29-01-2013 EAA reviews its work in 2012 and introduces its initiatives for 2013
2012
27-12-2012 The practice circular on “saleable area” to come into effect soon
12-12-2012 The EAA is concerned about suspected unlicensed estate agency work by a property management company
03-12-2012 The EAA Board Appoints the Chairmen of the Standing Committees and One Panel
26-11-2012 The EAA celebrates its 15th Anniversary
21-11-2012 The EAA reviews 15 years of development and holds activities in celebration of the 15th Anniversary
07-11-2012 Government representatives attend EAA meeting to brief the trade on the amended Special Stamp Duty and new Buyer’s Stamp Duty
19-10-2012 The EAA clarifies to trade representatives questions relating to the circular on saleable area
11-10-2012 The EAA to hold roving exhibitions at shopping arcades
17-09-2012 EAA appoints Mr Augustine Ng as new CEO
27-08-2012 Renewal of office lease endorsed by the EAA Board
31-07-2012 EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2012 and introduces its initiatives for the second half
07-06-2012 EAA briefs the trade again on the practice circular on saleable area
28-05-2012 Discussion on office lease at the EAA Board meeting
22-05-2012 The EAA issues a new practice circular on provision of floor area information for second-hand residential properties
26-04-2012 Application for the certificate of registration for practice in the Mainland under the first phase of the mutual recognition scheme begins
30-03-2012 EAA and ICAC jointly published Best Practice Checklist
20-03-2012 The EAA briefs the estate agency trade on the gist of the practice circular on saleable area
12-03-2012 EAA freezes licence fees and examination fees
29-02-2012 The EAA to hold roving exhibitions at MTR
10-02-2012 Retirement of EAA’s CEO
17-01-2012 EAA reviews its work in 2011 and introduces its initiatives for 2012
2011
15-12-2011 Government representatives brief the estate agency trade on the proposed legislation to regulate the sale of first-hand residential properties
28-11-2011 The Estate Agents Authority to celebrate its 15th Anniversary in 2012
23-10-2011 The second training course and examination for the scheme of mutual recognition of professional qualifications for estate agents in the Mainland and Hong Kong to be held next year
10-10-2011 The EAA held seminar on the new practice circular on Protection of Personal Data
20-09-2011 The EAA to issue a practice circular on protection of clients’ personal data
29-08-2011 Results of the examination for the mutual recognition scheme announced
10-08-2011 The EAA to issue a new practice circular on Special Stamp Duty
21-07-2011 First training course and examination for the scheme of mutual recognition of professional qualifications for estate agents in the Mainland and Hong Kong completed
20-07-2011 EAA reviews its work in the first half of 2011 and introduces its initiatives for the second half
05-07-2011 EAA launches E-Services for licensees
30-05-2011 EAA endorsed the examination syllabus and format designed for Mainland candidates under the scheme of mutual recognition of professional qualifications of estate agents in the Mainland and Hong Kong
27-04-2011 EAA’s new measure to publish licensees’ disciplinary records
21-04-2011 EAA’s Annual Report wins international design award
12-04-2011 EAA to issue a practice circular on first sale of residential properties
28-02-2011 Increase of qualifying examinations fees
01-02-2011 Application begins for scheme of mutual recognition of qualifications between Mainland and Hong Kong estate agents
18-01-2011 EAA reviews its work in 2010 and introduces its initiatives for 2011
2010
14-12-2010 Government officials attend EAA quarterly trade liaison meeting to brief the trade on the Special Stamp Duty
03-11-2010 Agreement on The Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications for Estate Agents in the Mainland and Hong Kong under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)
02-08-2010 EAA issues practice circular on estate agents' practices in the acquisition of flats in old buildings
27-07-2010 Seminar on unauthorised building works (UBW)
06-05-2010 EAA to issue practice circulars on first-hand properties
29-04-2010 Estate agents should warn clients of the risks when leasing old buildings
27-04-2010 The EAA investigates estate agency allegedly accepting deposits without developer's authorisation
31-03-2010 Fee concession scheme to end on 30 April
23-03-2010 New issue of Horizons features interviews with immigration consultants
17-03-2010 EAA concerned about practitioners' practices in acquisition of old buildings
28-01-2010 EAA organises seminar on optimising the use of industrial buildings
2009
29-12-2009 EAA issues Information Security and Privacy Protection Policy and Guidelines for Estate Agents
23-12-2009 300 estate agency shops awarded 2009 CPD Mark
09-12-2009 Forum for immigration consultants who arrange for Mainlanders to view properties in Hong Kong
30-11-2009 Verifying the identity of vendors
04-08-2009 EAA appoints Mrs Rosanna Ure as new CEO
15-07-2009 EAA holds another forum on online property advertisements
06-07-2009 National estate agents qualifying examination 2009 open for application
15-06-2009 Launch of a booklet on protection of personal data
08-06-2009 EAA meets the management of six estate agencies
23-04-2009 Six-month licence fee concession to be available on 1 May
04-03-2009 Forum on online property advertisements
19-02-2009 Open recruitment for EAA CEO post
16-01-2009 Mutual recognition of professional qualifications for estate agents under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)
2008
30-12-2008 Briefing sessions on arrangements to obtain qualification to practice estate agency work in Guangzhou
22-12-2008 Registration for February 2009 Qualifying Examinations
10-12-2008 166 estate agency shops awarded CPD Mark
28-11-2008 EAA proposes six-month licence fee concession
27-10-2008 Seminars on the standardised definition of “saleable area”
20-10-2008 Registration for December 2008 Qualifying Examinations
10-10-2008 Circular issued on standardised definition of "saleable area"
03-09-2008 Registration for October 2008 Salespersons Qualifying Examination
28-08-2008 Hong Kong estate agents to obtain qualification to carry out estate agency work in Guangzhou
26-08-2008 Personal Data Privacy Campaign for Estate Agency Trade
25-08-2008 22 August 2008 Salespersons Qualifying Examination rescheduled for 29 August 2008
20-06-2008 National estate agents qualifying examination 2008 open for application
18-06-2008 EAA Chairman comments on the case of estate agents' offering kickbacks
16-06-2008 CPD Mark for Estate Agencies
28-05-2008 EAA combats unauthorised transfer of clientele
14-04-2008 EAA releases Inquiry Hearing Cases – A Selection III
20-03-2008 EAA announces results of February 2008 qualifying examinations
05-03-2008 EAA reminds practitioners to note restrictions in sending commercial electronic messages
29-02-2008 Registration for April 2008 qualifying examinations
11-02-2008 EAA launches introductory course for estate agency practitioners
23-01-2008 EAA announces results of December qualifying examinations
15-01-2008 EAA releases A Study Guide to Estate Agency Law and Practice
08-01-2008 Simplified Chinese character version of the Notes to Purchasers of First-hand Residential Properties published
2007
19-12-2007 Registration for February 2008 qualifying examinations
04-12-2007 EAA introduces measures to improve order at first-sale sites
22-11-2007 Safety when taking clients to view properties
02-11-2007 EAA celebrates its 10th Anniversary
30-10-2007 EAA announces results of September qualifying examinations
08-10-2007 Guide to Purchasing Properties updated and published
06-09-2007 Training subsidy for estate agency practitioners
23-08-2007 EAA issues A Study Guide to Estate Agency Law and Practice
17-08-2007 Client authorisation must be obtained before accepting preliminary deposit on behalf of a developer
19-07-2007 EAA announces results of June qualifying examinations
03-07-2007 Financial expert Mr Chan Wing Luk to speak in EAA's CPD Scheme lecture series
27-06-2007 National estate agents qualifying examination 2007 open for application
07-06-2007 New initiatives to enhance estate agency trade standards
06-06-2007 Mr Eddy Fong introduces the work of the SFC to estate agents
01-06-2007 EAA and Consumer Council publish Notes on Signing a Tenancy Agreement
29-05-2007 EAA launches a variety of CPD activities
26-04-2007 EAA announces results of March qualifying examinations
23-04-2007 Mr Eddy Fong to speak in EAA's "Distinguished Speaker Series"
16-04-2007 Mainland experts to speak on Property Law and macro control policy for real estate market
15-03-2007 Mr Tsim Tak-lung to host CPD seminars to enhance English proficiency
17-01-2007 EAA publishes new monographs to enhance knowledge of estate agency practice
15-01-2007 Mr James H Lau Jr to speak in EAA's "Distinguished Speaker Series"
09-01-2007 Mr Fabian Shum to speak on "The wisdom on management" for EAA
2006
21-12-2006 EAA moves to five-day week but extends weekday business hours
19-12-2006 EAA announces results of qualifying examinations
14-12-2006 CPD participants commended by EAA
09-11-2006 EAA publishes monographs to enhance professional knowledge of estate agency practitioners
24-10-2006 EAA issues new Practice Circular on first sales
17-10-2006 EAA pleased with level of participation in CPD Scheme
30-08-2006 Registration for Estate Agents Qualifying Examinations
24-08-2006 5-Day Clearing Week
22-08-2006 Education qualifications for licensees
02-08-2006 CPD Attainment Symbol design competition winners
24-07-2006 EAA publishes a new edition of A Glossary of Terms for the Estate Agency Industry
14-07-2006 EAA response to anonymous allegations
29-06-2006 National estate agents qualifying examination 2006 open for application
28-06-2006 EAA publishes Inquiry Hearing Cases — A Selection II
19-06-2006 EAA reminds management of estate agencies to exercise effective control
24-05-2006 EAA launches professional ethics and professional management series
20-05-2006 Registration for Estate Agents Qualifying Examinations
03-05-2006 Mr Fred Lam speaks in EAA's "Distinguished Speaker Series"
24-04-2006 EAA publishes new Examination Handbook to introduce new format of Salespersons Qualifying Examination to enhance standard
06-04-2006 EAA welcomes Government's reduction of IRIS fees
23-03-2006 Vice Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee Professor Xu Jialu speaks in EAA's "Distinguished Speaker Series"
08-03-2006 New initiatives to encourage participation in the Continuing Professional Development Scheme
07-03-2006 EAA Directors' talks well-received by estate agents
13-02-2006 EAA releases new e-Quiz to encourage continuous learning
07-02-2006 EAA senior staff hold seminars for practitioners to encourage continuous learning
10-01-2006 Estate Agents Authority increases level of Salespersons Qualifying Examination to raise standards
2005
20-12-2005 EAA announces results of Qualifying Examinations
17-12-2005 Estate Agents Authority Continuing Professional Development Scheme Third e-Quiz released on 13 December 2005
17-11-2005 Government Economist Mr Kwok Kwok-chuen speaks in EAA "Distinguished Speaker Series"
09-11-2005 The EMB has launched new courses of Skills Upgrading Scheme for estate agents
25-10-2005 Incentives to Encourage Participation of Continuing Professional Development Scheme
10-10-2005 Registration for Estate Agents Qualifying Examinations
16-09-2005 Estate Agents Authority Continuing Professional Development Scheme Second e-Quiz released on 13 September 2005
14-09-2005 The EAA issues practice circular to estate agents to explain the new arrangement on premium payment regarding the Home Ownership Scheme and the Tenants Purchase Scheme endorsed by the HA
29-08-2005 The EAA announces results of the Estate Agents Qualifying Examination
08-07-2005 Awards Presentation Ceremony for Candidates with Commendation in the Qualifying Examinations
21-06-2005 Hong Kong CyberU launches First E-Quiz for Estate Agents Authority
25-05-2005 The Honourable LEUNG Chun-ying to inaugurate the EAA "Distinguished Speaker Series"
17-05-2005 Estate Agents Authority reminds practitioners to handle takeover of tenancy/business with care
14-05-2005 Professional Exchange with Regulatory Bodies in Mainland
05-05-2005 Continuing Professional Development Scheme (CPD)
28-04-2005 EAA shares regulatory experience with practitioners in Macau
23-03-2005 Enthusiastic response to Estate Agents Qualifying Examination The Authority strictly performs the role of a "gate-keeper"
03-03-2005 Enthusiastic Response to Estate Agents Qualifying Examination
26-02-2005 EAA demands management of estate agency companies to pay attention to practitioners' behaviour at first-sale sites
24-02-2005 EAA Spring Reception well attended
24-02-2005 EAA will enhance the standard of Qualifying Examinations from July
Nearly 1000 registrants for the March Examination
31-01-2005 Estate Agents Authority promote the level of Qualifying Examinations to raise agents' standards
2004
30-12-2004 EAA will participate in "Run With Your Heart"
05-10-2004 Estate Agents Authority reviews Qualifying Examination to promote agents' standards
21-09-2004 Estate Agents Authority reminds practitioners to pay attention to order at first sale sites
23-08-2004 Chairman of the Estate Agents Authority Inspected First-Sale Site
17-08-2004 Notice to Facilitate the Signing ofthe Estate Agency Agreement
16-08-2004 Estate Agents Authority demands management of estate agency companies to ensure order at first-sale sites
10-08-2004 Estate Agents Authority reminds practitioners to pay special attention to properties with alienation restrictions
04-08-2004 Estate agents reminded of the importance of Professional conduct at first-sale sites
09-07-2004 Higher number of candidates for Estate Agents Qualifying Examination Estate Agents Authority increases examination opportunities
05-07-2004 Seminar on landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) (Amendment) Bill 2003
28-06-2004 Estate Agents Authority hosted Delegation from Guangzhou Municipal Authorities in Hong Kongfor Professional Exchanges
21-06-2004 (For Immediate Release)
21-06-2004 Individual and company running estate agency business in Hong Kong must obtain a statement of particulars of business
19-03-2004 Registration for Estate Agents Qualifying Examinations
09-01-2004 Estate Agents Authority issues guidelines on "Preventive Measures on Money Laundering" to estate agency practitioners
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