Small bar charm lifts property search

Posted on 2/7/2014
Small bars have been popping up all over Sydney over the past five years, placing increasing pressure on agents to find clients unusual properties with character.

Valuations: Computer-generated or qualified valuer?

Posted on 2/7/2014
The Journal explores what role computer-generated valuations play in the market and the impact they have on the industry.

The debate: Is there life left in the letterbox drop?

Posted on 2/11/2014
We ask REINSW members Anthony Bergelin (Director at Bergelin Estate Agents) and Gavin Croft (Sales Manager and Head Auctioneer at BresicWhitney) which side of the debate they fall on.

What’s next for national licensing?

Posted on 2/13/2014
In the wake of the abandonment of the National Occupational Licensing Scheme (NOLS), REINSW is continuing to lobby for higher educational standards.

Strata reform update

Posted on 2/13/2014
REINSW has formally lodged a written submission with the NSW Government in response to the reforms proposed in the Strata Schemes Management Draft Bill.

Warning! ATO scam

Posted on 2/13/2014
A highly authentic Australian Taxation Office scam is currently circulating. The scam prompts consumers to update their personal information for ATO records.

Time for NSW Govt to meet digital expectations: REINSW

Posted on 2/13/2014
As technology continues to become more and more integral to every aspect of agents’ day-to-day working lives, REINSW has renewed its calls for the NSW Government to ensure that legislation governing the real estate industry keeps pace with the times.

REINSW lodges Retail Lease Act submission

Posted on 2/13/2014
Last Friday, REINSW lodged a submission with the NSW Small Business Commissioner in response to the current review of the Retail Leases Act 1994.

Education and shared regulation key to stopping fraud

Posted on 2/14/2014
Good agents across New South Wales are appalled at recent reports about the fraudulent actions of a dishonest few that have brought dishonour on the entire profession. REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin said the profession is as outraged by this conduct, if not

Strata reform delayed as NSW Govt recognises need for more time

Posted on 2/18/2014
Proposed changes to strata laws have been delayed after the NSW Government acknowledged the need for further consultation with stakeholders in order to get the new legislation right.