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The Real Estate Journal is the official magazine of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. Exclusive to REINSW members, the Journal features industry news, updates, analysis and much more.

May/June 2017

Inside this month:
  • Crystal clear vision
    How David Highland created a different type of agency
  • Brand building
    8 steps to build your brand
  • Professionalism
    Elevating ourselves through education
  • What's your value?
    All agents not created equal

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Tracking your tradies

Employee fraud is a risk all agencies face and a recent claim highlights how important it is to protect yourself.

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Know what you stand for

Bernadette Hayes shares her top tips for real estate success.

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Tackling the housing affordability crisis

The housing affordability crisis hasn’t happened overnight.

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Agent extinction: Hype vs reality

Are real estate agents on the verge of becoming obsolete?

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Pink Up Your Town

REINSW is urging members to support the McGrath Foundation’s Pink Up Your Town.

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Double down on documentation

Showing a property to a potential buyer may seem innocent enough, but if you do it without having the right documentation in place beforehand you could find yourself on the wrong side of the law.

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Co-working spaces: The new ‘corporate cool’

With the number of co-working offices on the rise around the world, we look into the concept of shared, collaborative workspaces, what’s driving their popularity and the impact on the office market.

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Lobbying for equitable outcomes

Over the last two years, REINSW has been working closely with the NSW Government as part of the five-year statutory review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010.

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EXPERIENCE takes more than just time

Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States of America, once said: “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” These words uttered in the 1920s ring true today.

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It’s a trust thing

When it comes to professionalism, trust is the most critical element – and to build trust, as an industry we need to collectively embrace a mindset of continuous learning. Here’s why.

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Passion and gratitude

When it comes to property management, BresicWhitney’s Head of Property Management Suzie Hamilton-Flanagan knows what works.

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Building your team

A panel of industry experts came together to talk about recruitment and retention of staff on Thursday, 8 June 2017. Hosted by the REINSW Agency Services Chapter Committee, the panel shared their words of wisdom …

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The power of online learning

There are many different methods of learning and each has its own merits. One of the biggest barriers to learning in a classroom setting is finding the time. That’s why we offer eLearning, which allows agents to complete CPD courses on the computer.

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