February 2014

Sydney vacancy rates rise across the board

Posted on 1/14/2014
The availability of residential rental accommodation across Sydney increased slightly in December 2013, according to data released by the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Steady rates signals time for Government to support first homebuyers

Posted on 2/4/2014
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to leave interest rates on hold at its first Board meeting of 2014 means it is time for the NSW Government to step in and really help first homebuyers secure their dream property.

Forms system enhanced for real estate professionals

Posted on 2/5/2014
The latest technology around electronic forms and signatures is being developed for the use by real estate professionals on their tablets and smartphones, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Prevent misuse of government funding: REINSW

Posted on 2/6/2014
The Minister for Fair Trading’s application for additional funding for a dispute resolution service at NSW Fair Trading is a misguided use of public money, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Sydney rental accommodation eases in January

Posted on 2/14/2014
Sydney residential vacancy rates continue to be tight despite a slight rise in availability, according to data released by the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Education, shared regulation key to stopping fraud: REINSW

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.

Qld auction price guide ban will hurt consumers: REINSW

Posted on 2/28/2014
Queenslanders and those seeking to invest in the state must act immediately to voice their concerns over legislation currently before Queensland Parliament that will prevent agents from discussing price guides for houses to be auctioned.