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.
Like the plot of a Jane Austen novel, content marketing is a long courtship, full of subtlety, passion, dedication and consistency.
In a world where consumers can jump online to check peer reviews before buying shoes or even watching a film, it only makes sense they would want to click and compare real estate agents before engaging them.
MEDIA RELEASE: The recent budget highlighted the importance of real estate to the economy however a record-setting end to the financial year has reinforced the point.
AGENCY SERVICES CHAPTER DRIVEN CONTENT. It’s a reality of the real estate industry, staff move around and headhunting happens. But there are ways that principals and HR leaders can prevent potential poaching.
22/07/2021 | Agency Services Chapter driven content.
After the resounding success of National Property Managers Day last year, REINSW is organising another day of celebration this Friday, 23 July 2021.
Strata management is extremely complex and regulating the sector is beyond the capacity and capability of NSW Fair Trading. This is one of the reasons why REINSW is calling for the appointment of a dedicated Property Services Commissioner.
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There's not much multi-industry-award-winning Adrian Wilson doesn't know about the Sydney real estate market after a successful 20-year career.
The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) should be amended to reference accessibility and provide guidance to Strata Committees when dealing with modification requests for disability access.
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Making sure your trainees have the right skills can play a critical role not only in their development, but also in their loyalty to your business.
The personal details of lot owners should not be widely available for the purposes of inspections of the strata roll and other records, or via the Strata Portal.
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