Can the owner of a residential rental property completely delegate responsibility for repairs and maintenance to their managing agent?
Professional indemnity insurance and public liability insurance are two policies that every real estate business needs. But do you understand the difference in coverage?
Social engineering fraud has increased in frequency and severity in recent years. Fraudsters have become especially sophisticated when targeting unsuspecting victims and the financial consequences of these crimes can be devastating.
Yes, you have professional indemnity insurance. After all, it’s mandatory for real estate agencies in New South Wales to have appropriate cover.
Whether rain, hail or shine (or even a pandemic), your professional indemnity insurance renewal comes around each year like clockwork.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all facets of our lives – not just on a personal level, but also professionally. Here are some practical steps you can take to mitigate the risk of a potential Coronavirus-related claim.
Professional negligence claims against property managers for rent default and debt recovery are becoming more common. Here are some examples of real-life claims.
Professional negligence claims against property managers are on the rise. Allegations can sometimes verge on the bizarre, which underlines the reality that landlords and tenants alike are looking for someone to blame when problems arise.
Customer information about the transfer of Realcover Insurances Pty Ltd to QBE
Industry Reforms, it’s a term that’s been thrown about for years – now it's time to understand what they really mean
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.
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.
Smoke alarm maintenance is about protecting your client’s investments, the lives of your tenants, and your agency.
Vendor identity fraud is more common than it should be, yet many agents still have not implemented prevention procedures to protect themselves.
Downsizing from a family home is a big decision. More than just moving house, it’s a lifestyle change. For some, it frees them from the burden of property maintenance and provides the capital to fund a life of leisure.
After a successful two-decade career in the customer service industry, Troy Pinder, General Manager at McGrath Coffs Harbour, Nambucca Heads and Sawtell, decided it was time for a change.
Could the mayhem and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have an unexpected silver lining for property management recruitment? Here’s how a new generation of employees are bringing a diverse range of skills to this demanding career.
Newcastle-based Green St Property is one of the leading real estate sales and property management agencies within the local market.
Heidi McEntee, General Manager at Goulburn First National Real Estate, recently completed the Diploma of Property (Agency Management) qualification to obtain her Class 1 Real Estate Licence.
MEDIA RELEASE: The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for December 2021, show that residential rental vacancies have remained mostly stable across much of New South Wales.
As he steps into the position of President, Peter Matthews is ready to take REINSW into the future and will continue his work to raise the profile of the real estate industry as a trusted profession.
What does your average day look like? No doubt you cross paths with many people each workday – after all, real estate is a people business. But, while we all endeavour to build strong relationships, there will be times when it simply isn't possible.
We live in a world of immediacy, the contemporary consumer classifies any delay as poor service, particularly tech savvy consumers. We are evolving into a society of specialists; we do what we do and outsource all of our requirements. Accordingly, co
MEDIA RELEASE: Australian housing prices have increased at a whopping rate of 23.4% over the past year, the highest growth in 20 years, the latest Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) Real Estate Market Facts has found.
MEDIA RELEASE: After a slight drop last month, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for November 2021 show that residential rental vacancies in Sydney have once again increased.
From the greatest adversity comes the greatest learnings – and that’s certainly been true in recent months. Kylie Walsh shares her thoughts about how you can use your experiences to inform business planning.
REIA MEDIA RELEASE: Housing affordability declined over the September quarter of 2021, with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments increasing to 36.2% nationally according to the the latest REIA Housing Affordability Report.
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