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.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW has recognised outstanding achievements, crowning the winners of its 2021 REINSW Awards for Excellence.
From his first day in the real estate industry, Will Gosse knew he had found his place. But far from the traditional path of sales or property management, he’s forged is own path in management to become a business owner and industry leader.
MEDIA RELEASE: After dropping for four consecutive months, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for September 2021 show that residential rental vacancies in Sydney are once again on the rise.
RESIDENTIAL SALES CHAPTER DRIVEN CONTENT: Although underquoting is illegal and can attract hefty fines, agents say it still happens in NSW. Fair Trading has fined over 200 agents in excess of $500,000 for deliberately understating a property's value.
06/10/2021 | Residential Sales Chapter driven content.
AGENCY SERVICES CHAPTER DRIVEN CONTENT: Although an end to NSW’s lockdown is in sight, REINSW believes key workers in the real estate industry, who live in areas of concern, should not be expected to wait until “freedom day” just to do their job.
05/10/2021 | Agency Services Chapter driven content.
MEDIA RELEASE: Six finalists battled it out on Tuesday evening at this year’s REINSW Novice Auctioneers Competition (NAC) Final. The NAC is a platform for the state’s would-be and up-and-coming auctioneers to try their hand at auctioneering.
The internet permeates every aspect of our lives, both personally and professionally, and harnessing the power of your online presence can help build your business.
Are digital signatures the same as electronic signatures? The short answer is “no”. They are different. Here we explain how they differ and what all agents need to know about using them.
MEDIA RELEASE: House prices have inflated by a whopping 18.4% over the year to June 2021, the latest Real Estate institute of Australia’s (REIA), Real Estate Market Facts has found.
If you are currently an Assistant Agent and have more than 12 months’ experience, you need to upgrade to your Real Estate Licence by completing a Certificate IV qualification.
Daunted by technology? You don’t have to be. Kylie Walsh explains why and outlines the things you need to consider when deciding what tech to implement in your business.
MEDIA RELEASE: The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for August 2021 show that residential rental vacancies in Sydney have dropped for the fourth consecutive month.
Rental affordability improved marginally across Australia by 0.3 percentage points over the June quarter, the latest quarterly Housing Affordability report by the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has found.