We’re bringing the industry’s key players together in one room to a location near you…


REINSW is on the road again in 2017. From coast to country, from the city to the bush, we’re bringing you a program packed with the industry information and networking opportunities you’ve asked for!

Only at the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales Roadshow will you find out what’s really happening in your industry from the people who are in the know.

The last Roadshow location of 2017 is in Sydney - 15 August 2017.

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Locations


Register your place today!
 

  1. Dubbo - 2 May 2017
  2. Orange - 3 May 2017
  3. Penrith - 4 May 2017
  4. Albury - 16 May 2017
  5. Wagga Wagga - 17 May 2017
  6. Goulburn - 18 May 2017
  7. Blacktown - 30 May 2017
  8. Newcastle - 6 June 2017
  9. Tamworth - 7 June 2017
  10. Byron Bay - 20 June 2017
  11. Coffs Harbour - 21 June 2017
  12. Port Macquarie - 22 June 2017
  13. Hornsby - 4 July 2017
  14. Ulladulla - 18 July 2017
  15. Wollongong - 19 July 2017
  16. Gymea - 20 July 2017
  17. Central Coast - 2 August
  18. Dee Why - 3 August 2017
  19. Bankstown - 8 August 2017
  20. Sydney CBD - 15 August 2017

 

Speakers


You will hear from industry leaders from:

 

The below industry leaders will be presenting at different locations. Please check your preferred location for more details. 

 

 

Event details


Cost
Principal only and Industry Update sessions: $190 member | $215 non-member 
Principal only: $50 members | $50 non-member 
Industry Update session: Member $140 | $165 non-member 
(Prices GST inc; includes morning tea)

Time
Principal only and Industry Update sessions: 8.30am - 2.00pm
Principal only: 8.30am - 9.30am
Industry Update session: 10.00am - 2.00pm

CPD Points
Principal only and Industry Update sessions: 15 CPD points
Principal only: 3 CPD Points
Industry Update session: 12 CPD points

To obtain your CPD points, you will need to complete an online assessment which will be emailed to you after the event. 

 
 

Principal-Only session

REEF: The good, the bad and the ugly

2017 will be a landmark year for our industry as we navigate a changed workplace environment following the review of the Real Estate Industry Award by the Fair Work Commission. Do you know what this means for you?
Find out in this informative session as you hear from Bryan Wilcox, CEO of the Real Estate Employers’ Federation on how to become better equipped to deal with the changing workplace relations landscape. 
 
What you’ll learn
  • A summary of the 2016 Real Estate Industry Award review by Fair Work Commission and how it will impact your business
  • A practical checklist and timeline of how to adapt and integrate these changes into your business
  • An update on the Property Management Bonus and Incentive schemes
  • Emerging employment trends in real estate and the road ahead

 

Meet the Presenter
Bryan Wilcox was appointed as REEF Chief Executive Officer in June 2016 after having served as President for 16 years and on the Committee of Management since 1998.
 
Bryan is a licensed real estate agent and has worked in the real estate industry for more than 25 years. His extensive experience in both the administration and ownership of real estate businesses allows him to better understand the issues facing real estate employers on a day-to-day basis.
 

Industry Update session

REINSW and NSW Fair Trading Q&A PANEL: Debate key industry issues

Are you up-to-date with legislative and regulatory change?
 
In this informative Q&A Panel session, you will get a chance to discuss legislative and regulatory change and key industry issues including

  • Strata Reform
  • Residential Tenancies Act review
  • Training reforms
  • Airbnb
  • NSW Fair Trading audits and compliance checks
  • Bonds online
Meet the panel



Tim McKibbin is the CEO of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. Tim previously acted as the Institute’s Legal Counsel where he was regularly required to advise agents on agency agreements and practice issues. 
 
Tim currently sits on the NCAT Consultative Forum, the Real Estate Reference Group established by NSW Minister Dominello, and is a member of the Property Law Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales.

 



John Cunningham commenced his career in Real Estate in 1977 with a very simple philosophy—to establish business relationships built on trust.  

John is a proud and active member of the Real Estate Institute of NSW, serving on the Board of Directors for the past ten years and in November 2015 was elected as President for a two year term. His goals of turning the industry into a profession have been set in motion as he forges positive change for agents and consumers alike. 



Andrew Gavrielatos is an Assistant Commissioner at NSW Fair Trading. He heads up the Real Estate and Property division which takes take responsibility for all real estate and property functions, including industry regulation. He chairs the Real Estate Reference Group, an industry-Government discussion forum, that examines and reviews significant matters for the property industry including the current training reform proposals to up-skill the real estate industry and ensure consumer protection.
REINSW will also present on the traditional agent of today and the future agent of tomorrow as well as the path to professionalism. 

Introduction to Training Reforms
Why is NSW Fair Trading introducing Training Reforms? 

NSW Fair Trading recently announced an overhaul of the training requirements for agents in NSW. Scheduled to become law later this year, these reforms will impact on every agent and agency.
This session will cover why the reforms are being introduced and what they will mean for you.
 

What you’ll learn:

  • Why NSW Fair Trading is introducing training reforms
  • The different between current requitements and the training reform changes
  • New CPD requirements including the mandatory CPD component 
  • Grandfathering of current Certificate of Registration and Licence holders
  • The removal of the corporation licence and introduction of the Licensee in Charge

Meet the Presenter
Andrew Gavrielatos is an Assistant Commissioner at NSW Fair Trading. He heads up the Real Estate and Property division which takes take responsibility for all real estate and property functions, including industry regulation. He chairs the Real Estate Reference Group, an industry-Government discussion forum, that examines and reviews significant matters for the property industry including the current training reform proposals to up-skill the real estate industry and ensure consumer protection.

Mr Gavrielatos has more than a decade of experience as a senior government executive involved in stakeholder engagement and customer service.
 

How does your market compare?

Where is the market heading in 2017? Will we see housing demand and prices continue to grow? How does your market compare?
 
From housing demand, interest rates and changing consumer behaviour, REA Group Chief Economist Nerida Conisbee or Eliza Owen from CoreLogic will shed light on where the market is heading in 2017.
REA Group will be presenting at Penrith, Albury, Wagga Wagga, Newcastle, Wollongong, Dee Why and Sydney only.
Meet the Presenter
Nerida Conisbee is the Chief Economist for REA Group and one of Australia’s leading property market experts.
 
Nerida has more than 20 years of property research experience throughout Asia Pacific and she has held senior positions within commercial agencies and major consulting firms during this time. 
CoreLogic will be presenting at Blacktown, Hornsby, Gymea and the Central Coast only.
Meet the Presenter
Eliza Owen is the Commercial property market analyst for CoreLogic and a freelance economic reporter

She regularly provides comment for various media outlets including the Australian Financial Review, the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, as well as guest speaking on Sky News and ABC radio.

 

realestate.com.au: How is technology changing how we interact?

Are you up-to-date on the latest ways to interact with your consumers?
 
Derek Taylor from realestate.com.au will demonstrate the way technology is changing how agents and consumers interact in 2017.
 

Meet the Presenter
Derek Taylor is a commercially savvy and customer focused sales leader with more than 17 years of experience in the advertising industry across Australia. He has held a number of senior sales management positions across print and digital media and is currently the NSW Sales Manager at realestate.com.au

Retail leases
How do the changes affect you?

Amendments to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) will make doing business easier for tenants, agents and landlords on the retail strip.
The Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner will talk about the key changes to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) and how they will affect you.

 
What you’ll learn:

  • Key Changes to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW)
  • Understanding what a “retail lease” is, in comparison to a general commercial lease
  • Resolving lease disputes in a court or tribunal, and out-of-court settlements
  • How the Dispute Resolution Unit can help you and your clients
  • A new security deposit (bond) scheme to help you manage commercial lease clients

 
Meet the Presenters

Candace Barron has led the dispute resolution operations as Deputy Registrar of Retail Tenancy Disputes in NSW, and as Director of the Dispute Resolution Unit, since 2003. She has guided the two most recent reviews of the Retail Leases Act to their successful conclusion.
Adrian Leopardi is an experienced manager and mediator within the dispute resolution team, with a background in government policy and in stakeholder communications. Adrian specialises in organisational governance, transport and motor dealers and repairers matters.
Candace Barron and Adrian Leopardi will not attend all sessions. In this case, an alternative senior figure from The Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner will attend in their place.