Greater collaboration and a transparent regulatory framework will help the real estate industry embrace the efficiencies of proptech.
The Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (NSW) was assented to yesterday, allowing residential tenancy agreements to be signed and witnessed electronically.
MEDIA RELEASE: In good news for consumers and the property services industry, witness contracts can soon be signed electronically.
A new Bill currently in Parliament has the power to enable electronic signing of the residential tenancy agreement.
Lawyers and conveyancers are proving to be the biggest roadblock using eContracts.
REINSW heads to Dubbo to start for 2017 Roadshow.
Australian law firm Colin Biggers & Paisley says eContracts are more secure than paper contracts.
Electronic signatures are fast becoming more popular and play a critical part in real estate transactions.
NSW Government has begun consultation on moving towards using e-conveyancing in NSW.
The NSW Government has published its recommendations on updating the RTA.
Electronic signatures can be used to sign agency agreements and are actually safer.
REINSW CEO Tim MicKibbin outlines REINSW’s goals for 2016.
REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin discusses the Institutes lobbying efforts regarding electronic signatures.
The ability to complete and sign documents electronically will significantly benefit both consumers and the industry.
MEDIA RELEASE: This week and in the weeks ahead, it will be interesting to understand how the New
South Wales residential market reacts to the stamp duty reforms proposed in the
NSW Fair Trading announced on Friday that a compliance team will be inspecting real estate agents and their businesses in the South coast region of NSW from today.
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REINSW President Leanne Pilkington and CEO Tim McKibbin discuss the NSW Budget and the proposed changes to property taxation.
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The NSW Government introduced measures earlier this year to provide relief to commercial and residential Landowners, who have provided rent reductions to Tenants experiencing financial distress as a result of COVID-19.
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Developers should be required to provide a pack of all relevant documents when they apply for registration of the strata plan.
With the dust settling on yesterday’s announcement that stamp duty would be phased out and replaced with another tax, the Real Estate Institute of NSW has shone a light on some of the unidentified-or unconsidered-impacts of the proposal.
The Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW) has welcomed the NSW Government’s acknowledgement that property taxation is in need of reform.
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.
“Summer is is only a fortnight away and after a tumultuous 2020, many people looking to make a move would love to be in their new home by Christmas.
Entomologists are warning homeowners - including those looking to sell - to keep an eye out for creepy crawlies with La Niña bringing perfect breeding conditions for insects and spiders over the coming months.
Strata managers who are also developers should not be prohibited from managing a strata scheme in which they hold a beneficial interest.
The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for October 2020 show that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the residential rental market across New South Wales.
Getting paid is obviously an essential part of doing business, but the reality is that clients can flat out refuse to pay, or dispute a payment.
The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) and the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 (NSW) introduced significant changes to the management and regulation of strata schemes in New South Wales.