October

2014 REINSW Awards for Excellence winners announced

Posted on 10/3/2014
Real estate’s high achievers have been recognised in the new look 2014 Real Estate Institute of New South Wales Awards for Excellence.

REINSW highest accolade to auctionWORKS’ David Scholes

Posted on 10/3/2014
The prestigious Woodrow Weight Award for outstanding service to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales and the profession has been awarded to auctionWORKS founder and principal David Scholes.

RBA keeps interest rates steady

Posted on 10/7/2014
Interest rates remain on hold at 2.5 per cent after the Reserve Bank of Australia’s October board meeting today (7 October).

Safety first for property owners crucial

Posted on 10/10/2014
Concerns with the increase in safety responsibilities outside of the core function of property management have been recognised by the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Boost floundering Oxford Street with land tax cuts: REINSW

Posted on 10/20/2014
The State Government must act to boost Sydney’s floundering Oxford Street by reviewing land taxes on the strip, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

REINSW urges RBA to refrain from using interest rates to restrict property market

Posted on 10/22/2014
The Reserve Bank of Australia must not hold the Australian public to ransom by using interest rates to curb high property prices, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Sydney vacancy rates decline in September: REINSW

Posted on 10/23/2014
The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey for September 2014 saw the number of properties for rent across Sydney fall 0.1 per cent to 1.7 per cent.

Time to reinvest stamp duty windfall in first home buyers: REINSW

Posted on 10/28/2014
The NSW Government should use increases in stamp duty revenues to help support first home buyers who are struggling to enter the property market.

Media release: GST increase must see reduction in property taxes

Posted on 10/31/2014
REINSW is supportive of increasing the GST if other inefficient and inequitable state taxes are removed.