NSW Fair Trading are targeting real estate agents who are not keeping a written record of their price conversations.
REINSW has welcomed the proposed reform to address the safety risks posed by combustible cladding.
REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin has labelled fire safety obligations imposed on real estate agents as dangerous and unfair.
NSW residents asked to focus on number, location and interconnection of smoke alarms.
NSW Fair trading have advised us that a scam email is being circulated to agents in NSW.
Research by Fire & Rescue NSW revealed that 25% of NSW residents don't have working smoke alarms
NSW Court of Appeal overturned a Supreme Court decision which found a buyers’ agent had breached the Australian Consumer Law.
Sophisticated cybercrime fraud is on the rise, but there are ways to reduce the risks in real estate.
New laws to enhance fire safety in high-rise buildings came into force on Monday 18 December.
Developers of strata buildings will be required to lodge a bond with NSW Fair Trading from 1 January 2018.
REINSW has added its email consent form to the RTA to assist in protecting members.
Agents could be fined $11,000 for using terms like ‘architect-designed’ in property advertisements when it isn’t.
Electronic evidence can be presented at a NCAT hearing.
Find out about the disclosure changes to insurance commissions.
Cybercrime used to shock and scare, but now it has become so frequent it has become the new norm.
MEDIA RELEASE: With Budget figures showing stamp duty from property transactions has contributed over $9 billion to the NSW economy, it’s time for Government to work cooperatively with an industry that’s officially the state’s biggest revenue source.
A pilot program to allow a limited number of international students to return to Sydney has been welcomed by the REINSW as critical for the rental market recovery.
MEDIA RELEASE: The rental market in Sydney’s Inner Ring suburbs recorded its best performance since the start of the COVID-19, with vacancy rates falling to 3.3 percent last month.
With less than 5 days to go now, REINSW is urging the NSW Parliament to pass the Property Services Council Bill 2021 to help prevent real estate related disputes and deliver better consumer outcomes.
Winter has long been seen as the least popular time to sell a home, but strong competition, lack of stock and low interest rates are tipped to keep up current momentum throughout the cooler months.
MEDIA RELEASE: The weighted average capital city median price for both houses and other dwellings has increased at the highest rate in a decade, the latest Real Estate Institute of Australia's Real Estate Market Facts report has found.
REIA MEDIA RELEASE: Housing affordability improved in New South Wales and South Australia, remained steady in Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory but declined in Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
From a young age, Simone Luxford, Director at Essential Property Wealth, was intrigued with how to create wealth from property and has gone on to build her own successful property portfolio.
Five years after landmark reforms were introduced, the strata framework in New South Wales is once again under review. Here’s how REINSW has responded to the NSW Government’s call for input.
With well in excess of 5000 days under his belt as REINSW’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim McKibbin is a formidable force. Here we look at the man who is leading the real estate profession into the next decade with passion and gusto.
Lodging rental bonds online has improved the efficiency of settling funds making it easier for both agents and tenants, according to NSW Fair Trading.
For the past 10 years, REINSW has relentlessly lobbied Government to remove our Industry from NSW Fair Trading and establish a dedicated Property Services Commissioner instead. We need your help to get the message to your local MPs without delay.
In a submission to the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner, REINSW has proposed the introduction of a standard retail lease as a “natural evolution” of the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).
Yes, a tenant can make certain changes of a “minor nature” to the premises.
Commission charges vary across NSW with Sydney already home to the lowest fees due to the sheer number of agents on the ground.