Compliance and Legislation

Agency Services Chapter

Find out the latest legislation and compliance news and updates from REINSW. 
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View a non-exhaustive list of legislation which affects the activities of real estate agents, stock and station agents and business agents.
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Significant reforms to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) took effect on 12 March 2014. REINSW has put together a Privacy Pack that includes some key templates to help agents ensure they are compliant. 
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Member-only Helpline
Get practical advice on any legislation and compliance questions from the helpline team of licensed and experienced agents.
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Residential Tenancies Act Review
As the NSW Government conducts the five-year review of the Residential Tenancies Act, we will provide you with the information you need to know.
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Strata Reform
More than 90 changes to the strata laws commenced on 30 November 2016. 
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Swimming pools
On the 29 April 2016 changes to the swimming pool regulations came into effect. This is your one stop resources page.
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New underquoting laws apply from 1 January 2016. Here’s your one-stop shop!
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Supervision guidelines
View NSW Fair Trading Supervision Guidelines.
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Advertising guidelines
NSW Fair Trading have issued guidelines to assist agents when publishing photographic advertisements. 
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NSW Fair Trading Factsheets
NSW Fair Trading have released a range of factsheets for you to use in your agency.
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Free forms

REINSW has created free forms for you to use in your agency. 

- Notice of Revised Estimated Selling Price
- Record of Property Inspections
- Strata Proxy Appointment Form



Our webinars on demand are FREE and EXCLUSIVE to REINSW members. 

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Avoid a managing agency claim

This webinar focus' on the risks associated with being the managing agent for a residential, retail and commercial property.

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Avoiding commercial claims

You will leave this webinar with practical steps that you can take to reduce your risks of being exposed to a costly, time-consuming and reputation-damaging negligence claim.

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Training reforms update

This webinar provides an overview of the main areas of reform, bringing attendees up-to-date with the latest information from NSW Fair Trading.

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Supervision Guidelines: the inside story

In this information-packed one hour webinar you hear from a former NSW Fair Trading Senior Investigator. He covers the critical things you need to know and do.

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Asbestos and the bottom line: Know what to do when

In this webinar you hear about the history of asbestos, along with an overview of the current issues in today’s property market.

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