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Small fluctuations in rental vacancies welcome the New Year

MEDIA RELEASE: After a year of uncertainty and dramatic fluctuations, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for January 2021 show that rental vacancies across the major metropolitan markets remain largely stable.

12/02/2021

12/02/2021 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 3:48:25 PM

NSW Government 2020 Report Card

MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW has marked the NSW Government’s role in the property market in 2020 as a ‘fail’ but has identified five key ways it could perform to an A+ standard this year.

29/01/2021

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Inner Sydney rental vacancies stabilising at the end of a turbulent year

MEDIA RELEASE: The end of 2020 brought more stability to the rental accommodation market after a long period of uncertainty.

11/01/2021

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The year ahead: 2021 market outlook

MEDIA RELEASE: Against all odds, the housing market was strong in New South Wales in 2020. The positive end to the year in terms of transactional activity and prices creates real momentum heading into the new year, says REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin.

21/12/2020

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Confidence comes to the fore as vacancy rates drop across NSW

MEDIA RELEASE: After months of uncertainty and an exodus from rental accommodation in some of the state’s most populous areas, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for November 2020 show that confidence is returning to the market.

16/12/2020

16/12/2020 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 10:57:24 AM

REINSW: The Real Week Ahead

MEDIA RELEASE: The lead up to Christmas has been vibrant for residential real estate and after a busy weekend of auctions, with clearance rates holding firm and volumes strong, this week should see the momentum maintained.

14/12/2020

14/12/2020 12:00:00 AM14/12/2020 2:09:55 PM

A different outlook for holiday homes

MEDIA RELEASE: With short-term rentals in popular spots filling up fast, it follows that more people will entertain the idea of buying a holiday home in coming weeks.

10/12/2020

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Australia’s housing market proves resilient over 2020 with price rises in most states

MEDIA RELEASE: Australia’s weighted average capital city median price for both houses and other dwellings has increased over the September 2020 quarter, the latest Real Estate Market Facts report by REIA has found.

09/12/2020

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REI Forms Live: COVID Contact Tracing Made Easy for Real Estate Agents

MEDIA RELEASE: A new automated QR feature inside the country’s largest form platform means real estate agents will be able to easily comply with stricter state government regulations around contact tracing for open homes, inspections and auctions.

07/12/2020

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REINSW: The Real Week Ahead

MEDIA RELEASE: We anticipate another busy week ahead as the market advances towards what we see as a shorter end-of-year break, activity-wise.

07/12/2020

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First home buyers dominate Australia’s property market for the first time in a decade

MEDIA RELEASE: Australia has recorded a ten-year high for first homes buyers in the last quarter, according to the latest REIA’s “The Housing Affordability Report (HAR)”.

02/12/2020

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Steady rates support steady growth

MEDIA RELEASE: The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged supports the steady growth of the housing market which has seen median house prices in most markets, including Sydney.

01/12/2020

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REINSW: The Real Week Ahead

MEDIA RELEASE: Tomorrow the Reserve Bank meets for the final time this year though in the immediate term, the rate decision seems a foregone conclusion.

30/11/2020

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REINSW: Stamp Duty cuts provide stimulus now – when it’s most needed

MEDIA RELEASE: As we face the biggest economic challenge in history, a quick glance at the housing market stimulus measures provided in the recent New South Wales and Victorian Budgets reveals a key, stark difference

26/11/2020

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Perplexing Pet Protocols: What it means for Landlords and Tenants

MEDIA RELEASE: The recent decision preventing Owners Corporations from blanket bans on pets in New South Wales apartment buildings, meaning all unit owners can keep pets in their homes, was seen as a big win for animal lovers.

25/11/2020

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Slow and steady: The commercial market to run its own race in 2021

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.

24/02/2021

24/02/2021 12:00:00 AM24/02/2021 9:37:17 AM

Pre-meeting electronic voting for elections

Clause 14 of the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 (NSW) should be amended to make it clear that pre-meeting electronic voting does not extend to elections.

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23/02/2021 12:00:00 AM23/02/2021 9:20:22 AM

Combustible cladding: interest-free loans to speed up removal from NSW apartment buildings

Interest-free 10-year loans have been welcomed to fast-track the removal of high-risk combustible cladding from apartment buildings across NSW.

22/02/2021

22/02/2021 12:00:00 AM23/02/2021 2:42:02 PM

Quorum

The provisions regarding the quorum at a meeting need to be redrafted, so that it is clear, particularly in the case of small strata schemes, what happens if there’s not a quorum.

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19/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:08:35 AM

How agents can help vendors

Not every `Sold’ sticker placed on a real estate signboard is accompanied by a smiling vendor jumping for joy. Divorce, debt and death are among the most challenging reasons for selling property and often super charged with emotion.

18/02/2021

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Items requiring statutory warranty

Further guidance needs to be provided regarding the need to include an item on the Annual General Meeting agenda to consider building defects and rectification where warranty periods under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) apply.

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17/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:25:20 AM

Take charge of compliance

The 1 April 2021 implementation deadline for the Supervision Guidelines is looming. Here’s what you need to know to ensure compliance.

16/02/2021

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Record keeping

The legislation should be amended to allow for the better maintenance of strata records, including electronic storage and back-up, as well as a requirement to maintain an overall index of records.

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15/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:24:23 AM

Small fluctuations in rental vacancies welcome the New Year

MEDIA RELEASE: After a year of uncertainty and dramatic fluctuations, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for January 2021 show that rental vacancies across the major metropolitan markets remain largely stable.

12/02/2021

12/02/2021 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 3:48:25 PM

Insurance valuations

The requirement for an Owners’ Corporation to obtain a building insurance valuation every five years should be reintroduced and amendments made to remove reinstatement from the valuation exercise.

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12/02/2021 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 2:29:41 PM

Window safety devices

The legislation needs to clarify who is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of window safety devices and address the many practical issues that are currently causing confusion.

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11/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:18:53 AM

Taking trust to the next level

Neil Webster, the winner of the John Greig OAM Community Service category at the 2020 REINSW Awards for Excellence, reveals how community service can set you up for a thriving career, build trust with clients and help make the world a better place.

10/02/2021

10/02/2021 12:00:00 AM10/02/2021 11:58:29 AM

Minor renovations by owners

There should be a statutory requirement to register minor renovations to common property carried out by lot owners.

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9/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:17:13 AM

Your CPD obligations

Continuing Professional Development has changed and all agents need to understand what their obligations are in accordance with their classification in the licensing structure.

08/02/2021

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Build your online brand

There’s nothing quite like a pandemic to show us the importance of building a brand online. Let’s face it, for a while during 2020, digital and social media were our main communication lines with our customers.

05/02/2021

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