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.
Everyone matters in real estate – that’s why it’s important everyone is recognised equally when it comes to the Berejiklian Government’s COVID-19 residential property proposals. Have your say. Email the Premier and your Local MP.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW says there's a simple fix to the NCAT jurisdiction issue – but the NSW Government won't make it.
NSW real estate is more valuable than the mining, retail and tourism industries combined.
REINSW fights for transparency and accountability in short-term holiday letting Code of Conduct.
Changes to short-term holiday letting in NSW provides more protection for agents, owners and tenants.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW calls on NSW Premier to move property services out from NSW Fair Trading.
MEDIA RELEASE: Following a request for a Parliamentary Inquiry, REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin responds to Minister Kean's standard accusation that the property services industry is seeking self-regulation.
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.
REINSW's Strata Management Chapter Committee is addressing issues from the Strata Schemes Management Act (NSW) with the support of NSW Fair Trading.
A new Bill currently in Parliament has the power to enable electronic signing of the residential tenancy agreement.
REINSW submission results in more stringent accreditation for mould testing.
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.
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.
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?
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