Residential sales News


Weaker housing market conditions continue

Last year was the weakest calendar year for value growth since 2012.

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First home buyers benefitting

First home buyers are steadily increasing their presence in the housing market, according to the REIA.

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New revenue ruling on residential premises

New revenue ruling clarifies types of residential premises exempt from surcharge purchaser duty and surcharge purchaser land tax.

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How to reduce cybercrime fraud

Sophisticated cybercrime fraud is on the rise, but there are ways to reduce the risks in real estate.

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How to handle one bidder auctions

Find out how to handle one bidder auctions.

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Cooling market highlights quality agents

Consumers are at risk of not achieving the best price for their property according to REINSW President Leanne Pilkington.

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How to market your business on social media

Getting your business page right on Facebook and LinkedIn can result in huge sales and great publicity.

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Time for a health check

As we approach another interesting year in real estate, it's time for both reflection and forward planning in our businesses and the industry.

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Off-the-plan contracts undergo review

Feedback is being sought on proposals aimed at bolstering protections for home buyers purchasing a property off-the-plan.

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What’s going to happen in 2018?

REINSW reveals how agents need to become a professional for their survival.

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Deliver stamp duty reforms

REINSW President Leanne Pilkington has urged the government to deliver stamp duty reforms this Christmas,

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New building fire safety laws have begun

New laws to enhance fire safety in high-rise buildings came into force on Monday 18 December.

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Property prices fall across Australia

The median house price across Australian capital cities has declined according to the REIA.

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New era for Sydney's iconic Sirius building

Sydney’s iconic Sirius building, which boasts significant harbour and city views for the majority its apartments, is officially on the market.

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Housing loan affordability improves

Housing affordability has improved across the country in all states and territories.

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Year ends with no interest rate movement

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the status quo at its last board meeting of 2017, with interest rates remaining on hold at 1.50%

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Industry stalwarts recognised at REINSW AGM

Former REINSW President John Cunningham recognised three industry stalwarts at the AGM.

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Have your say on Training Package

Have your say on changes to the real estate training package.

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Fines for false property advertisements

Agents could be fined $11,000 for using terms like ‘architect-designed’ in property advertisements when it isn’t.

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James Pratt's tips for peak performance

Find out tips to maximise your performance in real estate from James Pratt.

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