Can the owner of a residential rental property completely delegate responsibility for repairs and maintenance to their managing agent?
Professional indemnity insurance and public liability insurance are two policies that every real estate business needs. But do you understand the difference in coverage?
Yes, you have professional indemnity insurance. After all, it’s mandatory for real estate agencies in New South Wales to have appropriate cover.
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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REINSW President Leanne Pilkington and CEO Tim McKibbin discuss the NSW Budget and the proposed changes to property taxation.
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MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW launches RealtyProtect, a new addition to the landlord insurance market.
Why property managers should recommend landlords insurance to their clients.
There are very real risks involved in managing uninsured rental properties. Here's why you should encourage landlords to take out the right insurance.
Professional indemnity insurance is a legal requirement for real estate agents, but why is it so important?
You do everything you can to meet the needs of your clients, but what about your employees? Jenna Sammut, Account Manager at JLT, explains how you can reduce the risk of employee claims.
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.
A survey found that many Australian’s are anxious when it comes to property auctions.
NSW residents asked to focus on number, location and interconnection of smoke alarms.
Mentoring and coaching can benefit your agency and your team, as well as the entire industry. Here’s how.
Flood-impacted REINSW members in the Northern Rivers region have faced many problems to solve – but ensuring phone calls continue to be answered promptly and professionally hasn’t been one of them, thanks to the generosity of OfficeHQ.
The value of REINSW membership cannot be overstated. Here, some longstanding members reflect on what they’ve gained through their involvement with the Institute over the years.
After a brief reprieve last month, the latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney have once again taken a dive. Vacancy rates across regional New South Wales were a mixed bag.
Floods have devastated communities across NSW and, when faced with adversity, local agents have shown a generosity of spirit and determination. Here is a glimpse of just some of the acts of kindness that demonstrate why agents are our local heroes.
After 20 years as Licensee & Director of LJ Hooker Freshwater, Cranston Schwarz was ready for a new and creative business challenge. The result is Schwarz, a proudly independent, boutique agency servicing the southern end of Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Mould. It’s a word that evokes a feeling of dread for most property managers. After months of torrential rain, property managers across NSW are being inundated with complaints from tenants and with temperatures plummeting the problem is set to worsen
It is one of the toughest parts of being a real estate agent – conducting a property appraisal and not landing the listing. Despite your best efforts, the seller decides to go with another agency. So, how can you avoid rejection and win over a vendor
Cyber-attacks are on the rise and an increasing number of unsuspecting real estate agents are being tricked into redirecting funds and disclosing private information. Agents know property, but when it comes to cyber security it’s a different story.
MEDIA RELEASE: The latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney bounced back slightly in June 2022 after recording a five-year low in the previous month.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW has announced the finalists for its 25th annual Awards for Excellence, the most respected competition within the real estate profession, which acknowledges exceptional performances across the industry.
It is an intensely competitive business, but the real estate industry can also be one of the most nurturing. Sharing knowledge and experience - through mentoring - helps to foster professional development and leadership skills.
MEDIA RELEASE: A record seven finalists battled it out on Friday evening at this year’s REINSW Novice Auctioneers Competition (NAC) Final. The event saw Ollie Gearing, from Advantage Property Group in Newcastle, take out the winner’s crown.
MEDIA RELEASE: 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. 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.
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