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Transfer of the insurance business of Realcover Insurances Pty Limited to QBE Insurance (Australia)

Customer information about the transfer of Realcover Insurances Pty Ltd to QBE


29/05/2020 12:00:00 AM29/05/2020 2:00:16 PM

Major reforms – Government reassure industry there's time to adapt

Industry Reforms, it’s a term that’s been thrown about for years – now it's time to understand what they really mean


25/03/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:53:29 PM

NCAT rules Biowood cladding is combustible

In a major development for the Strata industry, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has recently held that Biowood cladding installed externally on a Sydney building is combustible and must be removed as it is a major defect.


16/01/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:47:45 PM

Communication is key

Property managers have a hard gig, to say the least. The sheer scale of their responsibilities is staggering and professional negligence claims are, unfortunately, not unusual.


14/01/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:25:58 PM

Six questions to ask when choosing a smoke alarm service provider

Smoke alarm maintenance is about protecting your client’s investments, the lives of your tenants, and your agency.


19/12/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:11:46 PM

Preventing Identity Fraud

Vendor identity fraud is more common than it should be, yet many agents still have not implemented prevention procedures to protect themselves.


11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:07:59 PM

Everything you need to know about the Industry Reforms

Industry Reforms, it’s a term that’s been thrown about for years – now it's time to understand what they really mean


22/10/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:48:32 PM

Win the fight against fraud

Fraud is one of the fastest growing crimes in Australia and costs the economy in excess of one billion dollars every year.


3/10/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:08:56 PM

Landlord insurance that exceeds expectations

RealtyProtect landlord insurance provides investment security and protects landlords in the event of unexpected loss


30/08/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:42:11 PM

Notifiable data breach scheme: what you need to know

Keeping quiet in the wake of a cyber security breach is now a thing of the past, after laws mandating notification came into force last year. Here’s a reminder of what you need to know about the scheme.


28/08/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:49:06 PM

You're covered, but are your landlords?

Why property managers should recommend landlords insurance to their clients.


8/08/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:03:35 PM

Don’t shoot the messenger

In what circumstances can a disclaimer effectively relieve an agent from liability? And when is an agent simply the messenger of the information, rather than the source?


1/08/2019 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:53:19 PM

Back to basics: what is professional indemnity insurance and why do you need it

What is professional indemnity insurance and why do you need it?


28/06/2019 10:05:39 AM28/06/2019 10:08:36 AM

That's right, more social engineering scams

The frequency of network security breaches continues to rise. Are you protected?


13/05/2019 5:12:21 PM13/05/2019 5:12:25 PM

Get serious about cyber security

Is your cybersecurity enough? A law firm recently loses over $200,000 in a social engineering scam.


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Webinar | How has COVID-19 affected mortgage lending?

Tim and Leanne are joined by finance specialist Justine McDonald to guide you through the mortgage maze and the changes in the lending space due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


13/07/2020 12:00:00 AM13/07/2020 5:04:26 PM

Sydney’s vacancy rate soars as tenants continue exodus from inner city

MEDIA RELEASE: Continuing the trend of recent months, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for June 2020 show that COVID-19 continues to impact the residential rental market.


9/07/2020 12:00:00 AM9/07/2020 11:19:33 AM

REINSW 2020 Awards for Excellence finalists announced

MEDIA RELEASE: The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) has announced the finalists for its annual Awards for Excellence.


7/07/2020 12:00:00 AM13/07/2020 10:53:46 AM

Working from home: Pros, cons and the way forward

With the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, agency doors across the real estate industry are opening and sales agents, property managers and operational staff are back at their desks.


6/07/2020 12:00:00 AM6/07/2020 3:02:15 PM

The Strata Building Bond and Inspections Scheme commenced on 1 July 2020

In 2018, REINSW made a submission in response to the draft Strata Schemes Management Amendment (Building Defects Scheme) Bill 2018 and, under direction from the REINSW Strata Management Chapter Committee.


3/07/2020 12:00:00 AM3/07/2020 7:16:32 PM

Webinar | What is Government doing to help the real estate industry?

Tim and Leanne are joined by NSW Upper House Member, Mark Banasiak. They discuss what Government is currently doing to support the real estate industry, what more needs to be done, and why the property services industry should be removed from NSW Fai


3/07/2020 12:00:00 AM3/07/2020 4:21:48 PM

Important that agents remain vigilant and compliant with the current social distancing requirements

MEDIA RELEASE: There has been a return to stricter controls on Victoria’s property agents as a result of the re-emergence of COVID-19 in Melbourne over the past week.


30/06/2020 12:00:00 AM7/07/2020 4:00:21 PM

New ‘Duty of Care’ Law makes all participants in building work responsible for fixing defects

New ‘duty of care’ laws now make all participants in building work responsible for fixing building defects.


30/06/2020 12:00:00 AM30/06/2020 11:20:51 AM

The uneasy relationship between auction conditions and cooling-off periods

If a residential property sells at auction, there’s no cooling-off period. Nor is there one if a property is passed in, though contracts are exchanged later that same day.


26/06/2020 12:00:00 AM30/06/2020 5:51:28 PM

Webinar | What's really happening in the housing market?

Tim and Leanne are joined by Australia’s leading independent property economist, Dr. Andrew Wilson, to discuss the current state and future prospects of the housing market in New South Wales.


26/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:24:16 PM

Webinar | Value Performance Advertising

Leading Australian real estate trainer and industry advisor Lee Woodward, will coach you on Value Performance Advertising - the technique of communicating to all prospective sellers that you only get one chance to present your property to the marketp


19/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:37:08 PM

Real Estate Agents Identify Assistance Measures

Following a request by the Treasury’s Coronavirus Business Liaison Unit in regard to suggestions that will support the real estate industry, the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s member Real Estate Institutes surveyed their members.


18/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:34:21 PM

How to improve your on-camera presentation skills

These days we’re spending more and more time on our computers and meeting virtually via video conferencing. In a new REINSW Webinar, Australian television presenter and producer Lochie Daddo shares his secrets to success when it comes to being on-scr


18/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:56:45 PM

Be in with a chance to win a weekend away when you renew your membership before 30 June!

REINSW’s priority has always been to support our members, and we’re so excited to bring you new benefits during 2020.


17/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:44:56 PM

CPD: Do you understand your new obligations?

Continuing Professional Development has changed. Completing 12 CPD points per year is a thing of the past and all agents need to understand what their obligations are in accordance with their classification in the licensing structure.


16/06/2020 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:20:53 PM