Commercial Property Broker - Law and Practice online short course

Course starts: 2 March 2017
Registrations close: 24 February 2017
Course fees: R12,500

Why this course?

The sale and leasing of commercial property is a lucrative career opportunity for many working professionals. There are numerous legal and administrative complexities involved in facilitating a commercial property transaction, and an understanding of the associated legal and financial landscape is essential to achieve success in this field. As a high-risk, high-reward profession, it’s essential that those operating within the commercial property arena are given the tools they need to properly manage the high stakes involved. 

Course overview

This highly practical 9-week short course equips you with the practical knowledge and skills to successfully facilitate the sale and leasing of commercial property. From understanding the contract of law to practical insights into property finance and tax, you’ll walk away confident your next big property decision is the right one.  

Is this course for you?

Whether you’re currently involved in the commercial property sector, or are looking to enter this field, this course will give you valuable knowledge and skills you need to function competently and excel in this chosen profession. If you’re in a related profession within property and portfolio management, and want to expand your current skill-set, this course will provide you with valuable foundational knowledge and practical skills in commercial property brokerage. 

What you will learn

  • Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1 Introduction to commercial property brokerage
  • Module 2 Commercial property landscape
  • Module 3 Introduction to South African law
  • Module 4 Rights in real property
  • Module 5 Law of contract
  • Module 6 Town planning legislation and practice
  • Module 7 Sectional title
  • Module 8 Land registration and conveyancing
  • Module 9 Property finance and tax

Your success team

Getsmarter james bylos


Commercial Property Broker, Data Analyst Specialist

James has extensive experience in the leasing, sales and developments of commercial, retail and industrial properties. He has worked at Redefine Properties since March 2010, the 2nd largest listed property company in SA, where he oversees the leasing of the entire retail, industrial and office buildings in the Western Cape region, while completing the thesis component of his MSc in Property Studies. James is a patient and keen teacher, having mentored many young property brokers.

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