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.
A survey found that many Australian’s are anxious when it comes to property auctions.
Find out the difference between Professional Indemnity (PI) and Public Liability (PL) insurance.
Realcover has teamed up with REEF to offer 50% off the excess fee on any Employment Liability Claim.
We’ve seen a number of overseas-based insurers entering the professional indemnity insurance market
If a private investigator walked through your agency door and started asking questions about a property under your management, what would you do?
Agents need to be aware of how to avoid making misrepresentations when selling a property with a car space.
A pilot program to allow a limited number of international students to return to Sydney has been welcomed by the REINSW as critical for the rental market recovery.
MEDIA RELEASE: The rental market in Sydney’s Inner Ring suburbs recorded its best performance since the start of the COVID-19, with vacancy rates falling to 3.3 percent last month.
With less than 5 days to go now, REINSW is urging the NSW Parliament to pass the Property Services Council Bill 2021 to help prevent real estate related disputes and deliver better consumer outcomes.
Winter has long been seen as the least popular time to sell a home, but strong competition, lack of stock and low interest rates are tipped to keep up current momentum throughout the cooler months.
MEDIA RELEASE: The weighted average capital city median price for both houses and other dwellings has increased at the highest rate in a decade, the latest Real Estate Institute of Australia's Real Estate Market Facts report has found.
REIA MEDIA RELEASE: Housing affordability improved in New South Wales and South Australia, remained steady in Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory but declined in Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
From a young age, Simone Luxford, Director at Essential Property Wealth, was intrigued with how to create wealth from property and has gone on to build her own successful property portfolio.
Five years after landmark reforms were introduced, the strata framework in New South Wales is once again under review. Here’s how REINSW has responded to the NSW Government’s call for input.
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.
Lodging rental bonds online has improved the efficiency of settling funds making it easier for both agents and tenants, according to NSW Fair Trading.
For the past 10 years, REINSW has relentlessly lobbied Government to remove our Industry from NSW Fair Trading and establish a dedicated Property Services Commissioner instead. We need your help to get the message to your local MPs without delay.
In a submission to the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner, REINSW has proposed the introduction of a standard retail lease as a “natural evolution” of the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).
Yes, a tenant can make certain changes of a “minor nature” to the premises.
Commission charges vary across NSW with Sydney already home to the lowest fees due to the sheer number of agents on the ground.
Time is such a valuable commodity. Most people have little time to answer their phones to friends and family, much less take a call from a local real estate professional.