In recent years buyers’ advocacy has gone from a service almost exclusively for wealthy house hunters to a common option for purchasers. The shift has created a surge in the sector and as a result has offered property agents a new career direction.
AGENCY SERVICES DRIVEN CONTENT: It is the least glamorous side of the property industry but neglecting paperwork can prove to be an expensive error for agents – even costing some their licence.
REINSW's Vacancy Rate survey results for April'22 show residential vacancies for Sydney remain stable; however, while rates have risen slightly in some areas, sourcing sufficient rental stock to meet tenant demand continues to be an issue across NSW.
With the unprecedented rainfall that Australia has recently experienced, properties are being put under stress, testing the patience of every strata manager fielding numerous complaints about water leaks into strata lots. So who's responsible?
The REINSW Vacancy Rate survey results for March 2022 show that residential vacancies in Sydney remain steady. Outside Sydney, finding a home to rent continues to present a challenge for tenants as vacancy rates across regional NSW remain low.
Personalities, pressure and paperwork - there’s a lot going on in the moments before an auction. In today’s fast-paced market it takes well-versed selling agents and auctioneers to tick all the necessary compliance boxes before bidding begins.
A recent NCAT decision has recognised that even though a lot owner smokes inside their lot, they still may be in breach of the by-laws of the owners corporation and leave themselves open to a penalty being imposed by NCAT.
Chris Henry, Managing Director of River Realty, was always destined for a successful career in real estate. Here he talks about his journey, shares some setbacks and reveals the lessons he’s learnt along the way.
MEDIA RELEASE: The 15th annual REINSW WIRE conference will be held at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on Tuesday 29 March; a high-profile selection of inspiring local and international speakers will headline this major event.
Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW) CEO Tim McKibbin responds to the Report of the Federal Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Supply released today. Read more...
House prices have increased at the highest rates in two decades with a rise of 25.1% for the twelve months ending December 2021, the latest Real Estate Institute of Australia’s (REIA) Real Estate Market Facts has found.
MEDIA RELEASE: The REINSW Vacancy Rate survey results for February 2022 show that residential vacancies in Sydney have dropped for the third consecutive month and the number of available rental properties across regional NSW remain extremely tight.
REIA MEDIA RELEASE: Housing affordability continued its decline over the December quarter of 2021, with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments reaching 37%, the latest REIA Housing Affordability Report has found.
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