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.
It was once exceptional for a buyer to purchase a home without setting foot inside the property. But agents are now barely raising an eyebrow at the practice which has become increasingly common during Sydney’s extended lockdown.
Data is easy to come by these days. Property sellers and buyers have access to so much of it with a simple click of the mouse. But what is the source of that data, how should it be interpreted and what story is it really telling?
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.
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.
On the surface, it seems like a great problem to have. Offers are coming thick and fast so making a sale seems like a slam dunk.
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.
Commission charges vary across NSW with Sydney already home to the lowest fees due to the sheer number of agents on the ground.
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.
Asking the right questions to uncover your client’s motivation can make all the difference. Here’s how.
Australian house prices are rising at their fastest pace in decades, which has presented many selling agents with a common question - how to keep price guides in line with such unprecedented demand?
International Women’s Day celebrates the tremendous efforts by female leaders around the world in shaping a more equal future.
A red-hot market may appear to be a real estate agent’s dream, but most are still working harder than ever in the pandemic property boom.
The team at SJ Shooter Real Estate in Dubbo have taken their vibrant independent agencies from a small bedroom office to being a leading regional agency in just five years.
Meet Peter Matthews who was announced at the REINSW Annual General Meeting in November 2020, as the President Elect for the next 12 months.
AGENCY SERVICES CHAPTER DRIVEN CONTENT: After more than 100 days of lockdown, Sydney employees are getting ready to ditch the activewear, put on some proper pants, and head back to the office. But not everyone will return.
19/10/2021 | Agency Services Chapter driven content.
Miles Felstead's valuable contributions to the real estate industry over the past four decades were officially recognised when he was announced as this year's winner of the Woodrow Weight award at the REINSW Awards for Excellence Gala Evening.
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.
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.