After Thapelo completed Matric in 1996 he completed a computer course. He then joined Nampack as a machine operator and was quickly promoted to a position as a quality control clerk and then a plant operator. Thapelo's passion for property started when he sold his first property in 2008. In 2013 Thapelo completed an Induction Course in Real Estate with the Institution of Estate Agents of South Africa (IEASA). He worked for a few agencies in Vosloorus before he joined a local independent agency in 2015. From 2019 he has decided to further his career by growing with the O-YES Properties Brand. Thapelo and his team specialise in Katlehong, Spruitview and surrounds.