July

Portal competition is inevitable: REINSW

Posted on 7/1/2014
Realestate.com.au has recently caused a stir in the industry by increasing their service fees. The industry has reacted strongly and REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin said greater competition in this space is needed.

Starting blocks: What challenges do young agents face?

Posted on 7/1/2014
The Journal speaks to a cross-section of young agents to find out what challenges they face and what they want from the industry.

NSW Budget

Posted on 7/1/2014
Now that the dust has settled, REINSW takes a look at what the NSW Budget really means for property professionals and consumers.

Don’t miss out on early bird pricing: 100+ Conference

Posted on 7/1/2014
Early bird tickets for the 100+ Conference have been extended. You now have until 16 July 2014 to purchase a ticket at the discounted price. Haven’t decided yet that you will attend? We’ll give you a reason …

Insight: Kymbal Dunne explains how to invest in yourself

Posted on 7/1/2014
Passion and perseverance are key to a career in commercial real estate believes Kymbal Dunne, Knight Frank Director of Major Projects and Office Leasing.

New balcony and deck safety checklist

Posted on 7/2/2014
Acting Fair Trading Commissioner Robert Vellar released a new NSW balcony and deck safety guide late last month. The new safety regulations have been announced after recent incidents involving balconies and decks have resulted in injury or death

Cancellations: the silver lining

Posted on 7/2/2014
Managing cancellations is a fact of life when running any holiday rentals portfolio. Life would be much easier if all guests navigated our websites independently with ease, and booked and paid in full, without us having to do anything. Also, wouldn’t

On the western front: investors beyond Asia

Posted on 7/8/2014
Media coverage has focused on Asian investors in recent months, but what about investors from beyond Asia? The Journal investigates.

New wealth entering commercial property market: Colliers International

Posted on 7/10/2014
According to the latest data from Colliers International, Australia is still a preferred destination for both offshore and domestic investors as new groups enter the commercial market, despite some predictions that capital could begin falling in Aust

Drone activity grounded

Posted on 7/11/2014
Recent media surrounding a real estate agent using a drone to capture marketing images has landed the agent in hot water after disturbing a neighbour of the property.