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Property managers, are your landlords protected?

There are very real risks involved in managing uninsured rental properties. Here's why you should encourage landlords to take out the right insurance.

23/04/2019

23/04/2019 12:00:00 AM4/08/2020 12:00:15 PM

The 4 WHYs of professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance is a legal requirement for real estate agents, but why is it so important?

15/11/2018

15/11/2018 12:00:00 AM4/08/2020 11:37:14 AM

Protection against employee claims

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.

07/11/2018

7/11/2018 12:00:00 AM4/08/2020 11:35:31 AM

Auctions cause Aussies anxiety

A survey found that many Australian’s are anxious when it comes to property auctions.

02/03/2018

2/03/2018 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:08:26 PM

Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance

Find out the difference between Professional Indemnity (PI) and Public Liability (PL) insurance.

06/05/2016

6/05/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:51:35 PM

REEF partnership boost for members

Realcover has teamed up with REEF to offer 50% off the excess fee on any Employment Liability Claim.

15/04/2016

15/04/2016 12:00:00 AM14/07/2020 4:23:43 PM

Beware overseas-based professional indemnity insurers

We’ve seen a number of overseas-based insurers entering the professional indemnity insurance market

23/09/2015

23/09/2015 12:00:00 AM14/07/2020 4:27:30 PM

If in doubt, shout! How to deal with potential claims

If a private investigator walked through your agency door and started asking questions about a property under your management, what would you do?

26/05/2015

26/05/2015 12:00:00 AM14/07/2020 4:25:15 PM

Realcover: How to park potential car space claims

Agents need to be aware of how to avoid making misrepresentations when selling a property with a car space.

14/05/2015

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Overseas students return to boost rental market but recovery could be slow

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.

18/06/2021

18/06/2021 12:00:00 AM18/06/2021 11:43:42 AM

Sydney’s vacancy rate shows positivity for areas hit hardest by pandemic

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.

17/06/2021

17/06/2021 12:00:00 AM17/06/2021 12:18:15 PM

REINSW supports property sector overhaul

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.

17/06/2021

17/06/2021 12:00:00 AM17/06/2021 11:39:32 AM

How the property market will warm vendor’s hearts this winter

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.

11/06/2021

11/06/2021 12:00:00 AM11/06/2021 11:00:42 AM

House prices increase at the highest quarterly rate in a decade

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.

09/06/2021

9/06/2021 12:00:00 AM9/06/2021 3:52:45 PM

Overall housing and rental affordability declines

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.

08/06/2021

8/06/2021 12:00:00 AM9/06/2021 8:34:03 AM

Q & A - Sparkling success

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.

04/06/2021

4/06/2021 12:00:00 AM4/06/2021 11:20:24 AM

Strata in the spotlight

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.

03/06/2021

3/06/2021 12:00:00 AM3/06/2021 10:04:55 AM

Straight talking boy from the bush

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.

02/06/2021

2/06/2021 12:00:00 AM4/06/2021 2:45:24 PM

Real time benefits for lodging rental bonds electronically

Lodging rental bonds online has improved the efficiency of settling funds making it easier for both agents and tenants, according to NSW Fair Trading.

01/06/2021

1/06/2021 12:00:00 AM17/06/2021 10:46:14 AM

We need a dedicated Property Services Commissioner for NSW: Help us to help you now!

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.

31/05/2021

31/05/2021 12:00:00 AM31/05/2021 10:06:40 AM

Now’s the time for a standard retail lease

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).

28/05/2021

28/05/2021 12:00:00 AM28/05/2021 12:07:48 PM

HELPLINE Q&A: Can a tenant carry out changes to the rental premises?

Yes, a tenant can make certain changes of a “minor nature” to the premises.

25/05/2021

25/05/2021 12:00:00 AM25/05/2021 2:51:07 PM

On the chopping block: why fee cutting hurts everyone

Commission charges vary across NSW with Sydney already home to the lowest fees due to the sheer number of agents on the ground.

20/05/2021

20/05/2021 12:00:00 AM25/05/2021 2:38:47 PM

Cultivating your community

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.

18/05/2021

18/05/2021 12:00:00 AM18/05/2021 1:15:26 PM