Agents are rethinking the way they do business, with pre-market sales resulting in satisfied sellers and buyers, faster transactions and premium prices – all without large marketing spends.
REINSW members across the state have come to rely upon the industry’s leading online agreements and forms product – REI Forms Live.
Good record keeping is the backbone to any successful real estate business. Industry insiders are quick to point out there are no excuses for an unprofessional paper trail - even if today’s filing cabinets are all digital.
Options are growing in popularity, as more sellers and buyers want flexibility and seek the confidence to invest time and money when pursuing a property deal before entering into a contract for sale.
The generation that was famously criticised for wasting money on ‘smashed avocado’ are now saving hard to buy their first home, according to new research.
REINSW has sat for many years on an Advisory Committee to assist NSW Fair Trading in developing a Code of Conduct for the short-term rental accommodation (STRA) industry. We have made several submissions, commented on different versions of the Code a
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After bushfires ripped through 5.3 million hectares across NSW last summer, it was hard to believe anyone would want to rebuild in the devastated areas – let alone move there.
Tinsel and baubles signal the busiest time of the year for many real estate agents, particularly those working in coastal destinations where tourists may decide to make their holiday permanent or buy an investment property.
The way property is taxed undoubtedly needs reform but is a switch from stamp duty to a ‘land’ or ‘property’ tax any better? Tim and Leanne are joined by guests from NSW Treasury.
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Did you know that the real estate industry is a preferred target for cyber criminals? In this webinar Tim and Leanne will be joined by Jonathan Martin, Investigations & Training Director, Global Security at Macquarie Group.
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Well-meaning agents can set themselves, and their vendors, up for disappointment if the comparable sales they present aren’t on the money.
Unsuspecting real estate agents are being tricked into redirecting funds and disclosing sensitive private information with an increasing number of cyberattacks on the Australian property industry.
REINSW President Leanne Pilkington and CEO Tim McKibbin discuss the NSW Budget and the proposed changes to property taxation.
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NSW Fair Trading’s authorised officers are currently making random visits at open inspections and auctions across the State, checking compliance safety plans are both in place and being implemented.
Interest should start to accrue on levies where they have not been “received” into the strata scheme’s bank account by the date they are due and payable.
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Don't get caught out! The requirement to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training no longer aligns to your licence renewal date.
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Whether rain, hail or shine (or even a pandemic), your professional indemnity insurance renewal comes around each year like clockwork.
The end of 2020 brought more stability to the rental accommodation market after a long period of uncertainty.
Dropping everything and moving to the other side of the world isn’t for everyone. But, three years ago, that’s just what Louise Barton did.
A webinar discussing the new COVID-19 regulations which commenced during the Christmas Break including the most asked questions answered.
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Once a tool for wealthy house hunters, buyer’s agents have now become more accessible to everyday Australians, but where do first home buyers fit into the picture?
The new Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation (No 3) 2020 will repeal and remake, with amendments, the Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation (No 2) 2020.
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NSW Parliament passed a package of more than 40 reforms called the Better Business Reforms in 2018. The reforms included new disclosure requirements that came into effect on 1 July 2020.
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With two decades of property management expertise under his belt, Anthony Caudullo, Director of Property Management at Crown Group, is at the top of his real estate game.
MEDIA RELEASE: Against all odds, the housing market was strong in New South Wales in 2020. The positive end to the year in terms of transactional activity and prices creates real momentum heading into the new year, says REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin.