With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal announced that all hearings will now be held by phone.
As more cases are deferred to Local Court, property managers are limited in their ability to support their clients.
Your guide to understanding NCAT and preparing your case.
In a case of a balcony in need of repair vs. owners corporation, the NCAT decision will surprise you.
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.
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.
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.
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