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.
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.
What does the future hold for commercial office space? And what will life be like in the CBD when the COVID-19 pandemic is finally under control? Commercial property leaders give their views on what’s next for the office market.
With a background in land surveying and civil engineering, Barry Cawthorn, Managing Director of Bawdens, was destined to become a commercial real estate success. For 40 years, he’s focused on building teams and giving back where he can.
With a career spanning more than 20 years across the commercial, industrial and retail sectors, it’s not surprising that Paul Craig, CEO of Savills Australia and New Zealand, has experienced both exhilarating highs and shocking lows.
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).
Meet Peter Matthews who was announced at the REINSW Annual General Meeting in November 2020, as the President Elect for the next 12 months.
It’s easy to see how COVID-19 has negatively impacted the commercial real estate space, but new data shows CBD workers are slowly, but surely, making their way back into the office.
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.
REINSW members across the state have come to rely upon the industry’s leading online agreements and forms product – REI Forms Live.
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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The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted us all and the real estate industry certainly hasn’t been immune. We’ve come a long way in recent months, but there’s certainly still a way to go.
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.
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.
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.
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