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.
The last 12 months have been a whirlwind of activity for REINSW’s Chapter Committees. Always going above and beyond, their dedicated and focused work has led the industry through the most challenging of times resulting in some major achievements.
Australia’s much loved spectator sport of auctions has taken a hit in recent years. Images of crowded front lawns and punters packed into lounge rooms were commonplace in the property media, but that all changed when COVID arrived down under.
The switch to online auctions has seen a massive spike in bidder registration numbers across Sydney – even higher than levels recorded before lockdown.
Facing a fork in the road along her career journey, Briannan Davis decided to follow a different path – a decision that led her to combine her passion for real estate with a flair for performance
It goes without saying that women have an equal footing throughout the real estate industry from front of house operations, to selling homes or leasing them out.
Born and bred in a rural town where community spirit was alive and well, Ricky Briggs is naturally driven to help others. Here the finalist in the Community Service category at REINSW's 2020 Awards for Excellence talks about his personal motivation.
In a sellers’ market it is not uncommon to see an increase in homes selling prior to auction day. But due to such high demand in some markets, auction campaigns are being fast-tracked.
Meet Peter Matthews who was announced at the REINSW Annual General Meeting in November 2020, as the President Elect for the next 12 months.
Continuing Professional Development has changed and all agents need to understand what their obligations are in accordance with their classification in the licensing structure.
The REINSW Women in Real Estate Conference (WIRE) is returning on 10 March 2021, with registrations open now.
2020 was a year like no other. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was felt across the nation and the real estate industry in New South Wales was certainly not immune. There were challenges and we had to adapt quickly.
With experience as a sales agent, auctioneer, business coach and mentor, Thomas McGlynn shares his insights into how any agent can create their own rewarding and diverse career path.
On its surface, the classic game of chess and the business of real estate might not appear to have much in common, but one auctioneer says the art of ‘give and take’ translates to both worlds.
REINSW members across the state have come to rely upon the industry’s leading online agreements and forms product – REI Forms Live.
The NSW Budget was handed down yesterday and housing affordability was a key focus, with stamp duty reform and the shared equity scheme trial taking centre-stage. The Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW) has provided its response to the measures.
'Just do it’ is the motto Rebecca Cribbin lives by. This mindset has helped her to take opportunities, build two successful real estate businesses, and write a book to share her expertise with others wanting to manage holiday and short-term rentals.
Since the pandemic hit, Australian real estate has been tracking at different speeds - a skyrocketing residential market and a rollercoaster ride in the commercial space.
REIA MEDIA RELEASE: Australian housing prices continued to rise but other dwellings recorded falls over the March quarter, Real Estate Institute of Australia’s (REIA) latest Real Estate Market Facts report has found.
Housing and rental affordability have declined across Australia as limited stock levels, inflation and interest rate rises continue to create trepidation in the market, the latest REIA Housing Affordability Report has found.
REIA President, Mr Hayde
MEDIA RELEASE: The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for May 2022 show that residential vacancies in Sydney are at their lowest level since June 2017. While vacancy rates eased in some regional areas, others experienced a further tightening
Transparency is smart. Transparency is professional. And, in our ever-changing, tech-enabled world, transparency is expected. REINSW President Peter Matthews explains more.
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.
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