With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal announced that all hearings will now be held by phone.
In a case of a balcony in need of repair vs. owners corporation, the NCAT decision will surprise you.
Your guide to understanding NCAT and preparing your case.
As more cases are deferred to Local Court, property managers are limited in their ability to support their clients.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW says there's a simple fix to the NCAT jurisdiction issue – but the NSW Government won't make it.
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal developed a new resource that explains the rights and obligations of parties.
The High Court has ruled NCAT doesn't have jurisdiction where one or more of the parties to the dispute are interstate.
NCAT has updated its strata application form to include orders about the new window safety device requirements.
The Attorney General will be involved in a special NCAT hearing on 12 April 2018 involving the out of state case issue.
Interstate parties to a residential tenancies dispute can now have the matter heard and resolved at NCAT.
NCAT will hold its last hearing on 22 December 2017 for all Divisions except for the Guardianship Division.
REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin has labelled legislative changes to NCAT as unsatisfactory.
Does strata's new legislation have a potential loophole that allow lot owners to ignore NCAT orders?
Electronic evidence can be presented at a NCAT hearing.
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, which handles disputes between tenants and landlords, currently has no jurisdiction if one party lives in another state.
Interest should start to accrue on levies where they have not been “received” into the strata scheme’s bank account by the date they are due and payable.
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Don't get caught out! The requirement to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training no longer aligns to your licence renewal date.
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Whether rain, hail or shine (or even a pandemic), your professional indemnity insurance renewal comes around each year like clockwork.
The end of 2020 brought more stability to the rental accommodation market after a long period of uncertainty.
Dropping everything and moving to the other side of the world isn’t for everyone. But, three years ago, that’s just what Louise Barton did.
Agents are rethinking the way they do business, with pre-market sales resulting in satisfied sellers and buyers, faster transactions and premium prices – all without large marketing spends.
A webinar discussing the new COVID-19 regulations which commenced during the Christmas Break including the most asked questions answered.
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Once a tool for wealthy house hunters, buyer’s agents have now become more accessible to everyday Australians, but where do first home buyers fit into the picture?
REINSW members across the state have come to rely upon the industry’s leading online agreements and forms product – REI Forms Live.
Good record keeping is the backbone to any successful real estate business. Industry insiders are quick to point out there are no excuses for an unprofessional paper trail - even if today’s filing cabinets are all digital.
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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Options are growing in popularity, as more sellers and buyers want flexibility and seek the confidence to invest time and money when pursuing a property deal before entering into a contract for sale.
With two decades of property management expertise under his belt, Anthony Caudullo, Director of Property Management at Crown Group, is at the top of his real estate game.
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.