Consumer News

Deliver stamp duty reforms

Posted on 15/01/2018
Tax should be a consequence of a transaction not a considerable.

Home energy efficiency ratings

Posted on 4/01/2018
The National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) assessment tool is being expanded from commercial to apartment buildings from mid-2018.

Real estate reforms announced

Posted on 28/12/2017
The REINSW has been campaigning for the training standards of CPD and entry level education in real estate to be improved for over 10 years.

NCAT laws need more work

Posted on 19/12/2017
A jurisdictional issue uncovered earlier this year found that NCAT, has no jurisdiction if one of the parties lives in another state.

Should you buy off the plan?

Posted on 5/12/2017
Many property buyers choose to buy a home ‘off the plan’. This method brings benefits, but has some risks

Property investors to lobby the government

Posted on 22/11/2017
A new lobby group has been formed with the aim of stopping residential landlords being ‘singled out’.

True test on housing approvals still to come

Posted on 16/11/2017
NSW experienced its 45th consecutive month of record housing approvals, however, the true test is yet to come.

Short-term holiday letting reform

Posted on 10/11/2017
The NSW Government recently released an options paper inviting holiday and short-term rental stakeholders to comment on an regulatory framework.

Calling the government to account

Posted on 3/11/2017
Our industry, through property taxation, is the NSW Government’s single biggest revenue generator and is the engine room of our economy

Make the most of your equity

Posted on 27/10/2017
Find out about leveraging potential and its benefits to finance an investment.