May/June 2017 edition

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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Be recognised for your experience and skills

Been in the industry for a while, but haven’t taken the leap to obtain your Real Estate Licence?

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Offer them value

Steve Devine explains how you can evolve from a ‘price agent’ to an agent who can articulate your real value.

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Millennial home ownership woes

A survey shows the home ownership dream is not dead but deferred for millennials around the world.

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Litigious liaisons

Australia is one of the most litigious societies in the world and real estate agents are not immune.

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A day in the life of Shelley Horton

Shelley Horton is a specialist buyers’ agent in Sydney, Here she gives us a glimpse at a typical day.

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Crystal clear vision

David Highland had a vision to create a different kind of real estate agency. Here’s how the vision came to life.

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Building a new framework

A new group has been formed to examine the framework needed for professional recognition.

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Raising the bar on EDUCATION

“Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as people can be engaged in.” So said Abraham Lincoln – and it’s a sentiment we need to embrace as our industry seeks to evolve into a profession

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Planning reforms must provide certainty

The NSW Government has proposed reforms to make the planning system more efficient and boost community confidence. This is good news for developers and consumers.

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The co-working evolution

The co-working industry in Sydney has evolved rapidly over the past decade. From just a handful of collaborative workspaces 10 years ago, there are now 56 co-working spaces across Sydney according to a recent Knight-Frank research report.

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Youth and enthusiasm

Young, ambitious and dynamic, Zac Theobald and his team at LJ Hooker Bathurst are leading the way for a new generation of real estate professionals.

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The power of brand building

Strong branding can help you stand out from your competitors, add value to your offering and engage with your clients. Here are eight steps to help you build your brand.

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Pay peanuts, get monkeys

PRDnationwide has released research showing consumers get a better result when they pay commissions to real estate agents.

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Setting our strategic direction

Advocacy. Education. Governance. These are the three big ticket items that the REIA has committed to in its three-year Strategic Plan.

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