Date Event
31 Jul 2023 Launched the Advanced CEA Estate Agencies System (ACEAS) - New Feedback and Complaint module
19 May 2023 Published the Project ADEPT workgroup's report to raise professionalism, quality of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training and to promote a continuous learning mindset amongst property agents.
9 Sep 2022 Announced key initiatives of the Real Estate Industry Transformation Map 2025
3 Sep 2021 Published all residential property transactions facilitated by Real Estate Salesperson (RES) under the Transaction Records Initiative (TRI)
31 July 2021 Launched the new licensing and registration system, ACEAS that replaced the Estate Agencies System (EAS)
30 July 2021 Operationalised the amended Estate Agents Act
1 Jun 2021 Ceased the collection of RES Registration fee for RESs who switched estate agents
29 Mar 2021 Published HDB residential flat rental transactions, and private residential rental and sale/purchase transactions
5 Feb 2021 Launched the SMEs Go Digital programme for the real estate agency industry
5 May 2020 Parliament passed the Estate Agents (Amendment) Bill
1 May 2020 Decommissioned CEA@SG mobile app
22 Oct 2020

Celebrated CEA's 10th anniversary

CEA 10 anniversary logo

1 Oct 2019 Implemented the new CPD framework
26 Mar 2019 Organised the first CEA Estate Agency Industry Conference 'Charting new frontiers: Keeping the estate agency industry relevant'
4 Jan 2019 Implemented Phase 1 of the TRI on RESs' transaction records
8 Feb 2018 Launched the Real Estate Industry Transformation Map
1 Feb 2018 Implemented paperless registration application process for salespersons
18 Aug 2017 Launched 'My CPD Portal' for salespersons
Jun 2016 Introduced certificate courses to equip RESs with knowledge to handle commercial, industrial & foreign property transactions
Apr 2016 Revamped CEA corporate website and launched new CPD microsite
22 Oct 2015 Celebrated CEA’s 5th anniversary
Jan 2015 Conducted the first inspection on anti-money laundering (AML) & countering the financing of terrorism (CFT)
29 Oct 2014 Piloted e-learning web application on ethical advertising
Feb-Mar 2014 Ran focus group discussions with RESs on issues faced while performing estate agency work
24 Oct 2013 Implemented CPD Training Roadmap for Key Executive Officers (KEOs) and RESs
27 Apr 2013 Organised CEA-CASE Consumer Seminar
26 Apr 2013 Launched the Professional Service Manual for estate agents and RESs
17 Oct 2012 Launched CEA@SG mobile app
Aug 2012 Launched first issue of e-newsletter CEAnergy
Mar 2012 Conducted first Public Perception Survey
Mar 2012 Successfully conducted the first disciplinary case
18 Oct 2011 Conducted the first KEO Seminar on 'Raising Professionalism & Service Quality' (PDF,308KB)
Jun 2011 Successfully concluded the first court prosecution case
1 Apr 2011 Launched CPD scheme
1 Jan 2011 Launched the Public Register of estate agents and RESs
Nov - Dec 2010 Conducted first mass licensing and registration exercise for estate agents and RESs
22 Oct 2010 CEA commenced operations
Oct 2010 Conducted industry session to brief on key operational issues in preparation of new regime
15 Sep 2010 Parliament passed Estate Agents Bill to set up the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA)
16 Aug 2010 First reading and introduction of the Estate Agents Bill in Parliament by Mr Mah Bow Tan, Minister for National Development
Aug 2010 Conducted the 3rd round of Industry Consultation Sessions with key stakeholders
May 2010 Conducted the 2nd round of Industry Consultation Sessions with key stakeholders
Oct - Nov 2009 Carried out public consultation on the real estate industry regulatory framework
Sept - Oct 2009 Conducted the 1st round of Industry Consultation Sessions with key stakeholders