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Single standard for pools not accepted

The NSW Government has decided not to force all pool owners to comply with a single standard.

15/12/2016

15/12/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:26:08 PM

Warning about old Contract for Sale

The 2016 edition of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Land should now be the only one used.

29/09/2016

29/09/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:38:03 PM

New Contract for Sale and Purchase of Land

A new edition of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Land 2016 has been brought out.

22/07/2016

22/07/2016 12:00:00 AM15/07/2020 8:43:10 AM

Check your pool is safe before you sell

Act now and make sure your pool complies with the new swimming pool regulations.

07/06/2016

7/06/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:06:08 PM

Swimming pool safety made quicker

More pool certifiers can now make minor repairs to swimming pools to make them safer more quickly.

13/05/2016

13/05/2016 12:00:00 AM15/07/2020 8:40:10 AM

Swimming pools need to comply

Make sure you know what is required when you sell or rent a property with a swimming or spa pool.

28/04/2016

28/04/2016 12:00:00 AM3/08/2020 4:22:20 PM

Is your pool safe?

Is your swimming pool safe since the new regulations have come in?

28/04/2016

28/04/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:47:40 PM

New swimming pool regulations effect on strata schemes

Strata managers need to be aware of the new swimming pool regulations and how it affects them.

26/04/2016

26/04/2016 12:00:00 AM3/08/2020 4:20:49 PM

Being prepared can help save children from drowning

Royal Life Saving NSW is keen to raise awareness of the new swimming pool regulations.

14/04/2016

14/04/2016 12:00:00 AM15/07/2020 11:40:10 AM

NSW Gov publishes Swimming Pools Information Sheet

The NSW Office of Local Gov has just published an Information Sheet giving further details on the 29 April 2016 changes.

23/03/2016

23/03/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:43:07 PM

Amendments to backyard pool regulations applauded

New amendments to the regulations will give homebuyers of properties with swimming pools 90 days to rectify non-compliant barriers.

14/03/2016

14/03/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 8:58:09 PM

Are you ready for this year’s challenges?

Hear from REINSW's President and CEO about improving education standards and legislation changes.

07/03/2016

7/03/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:41:22 PM

Swimming pool compliance, are you prepared?

REINSW is still lobbying for changes to the implementation plans, but recommends that agents continue preparing for swimming pool compliance changes on 29 April 2016.

09/02/2016

9/02/2016 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:09:50 PM

REINSW calls for swimming pool compliance decision

REINSW is encouraging Government to make an announcement regarding swimming pool laws as soon as possible.

17/12/2015

17/12/2015 12:00:00 AM26/06/2020 9:52:29 PM

Independent review to examine swimming pool laws

Despite two delays, REINSW is still not satisfied that sufficient resources are available to ensure compliance ahead of 29 April 2016.

03/11/2015

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Altered arrangements for convening

The provisions allowing electronic convening and voting at meetings, introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, should be made permanent and not repealed on 13 May 2021.

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26/02/2021 12:00:00 AM26/02/2021 11:05:03 AM

On alert! Cyber-crime on the rise

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.

25/02/2021

25/02/2021 12:00:00 AM25/02/2021 9:33:46 AM

Slow and steady: The commercial market to run its own race in 2021

It’s easy to see how COVID-19 has negatively impacted the commercial real estate space, but new data shows CBD workers are slowly, but surely, making their way back into the office.

24/02/2021

24/02/2021 12:00:00 AM24/02/2021 9:37:17 AM

Pre-meeting electronic voting for elections

Clause 14 of the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 (NSW) should be amended to make it clear that pre-meeting electronic voting does not extend to elections.

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23/02/2021 12:00:00 AM23/02/2021 9:20:22 AM

Combustible cladding: interest-free loans to speed up removal from NSW apartment buildings

Interest-free 10-year loans have been welcomed to fast-track the removal of high-risk combustible cladding from apartment buildings across NSW.

22/02/2021

22/02/2021 12:00:00 AM23/02/2021 2:42:02 PM

Quorum

The provisions regarding the quorum at a meeting need to be redrafted, so that it is clear, particularly in the case of small strata schemes, what happens if there’s not a quorum.

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19/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:08:35 AM

How agents can help vendors

Not every `Sold’ sticker placed on a real estate signboard is accompanied by a smiling vendor jumping for joy. Divorce, debt and death are among the most challenging reasons for selling property and often super charged with emotion.

18/02/2021

18/02/2021 12:00:00 AM18/02/2021 10:04:20 AM

Items requiring statutory warranty

Further guidance needs to be provided regarding the need to include an item on the Annual General Meeting agenda to consider building defects and rectification where warranty periods under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) apply.

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17/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:25:20 AM

Take charge of compliance

The 1 April 2021 implementation deadline for the Supervision Guidelines is looming. Here’s what you need to know to ensure compliance.

16/02/2021

16/02/2021 12:00:00 AM16/02/2021 10:01:11 AM

Record keeping

The legislation should be amended to allow for the better maintenance of strata records, including electronic storage and back-up, as well as a requirement to maintain an overall index of records.

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15/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:24:23 AM

Small fluctuations in rental vacancies welcome the New Year

MEDIA RELEASE: After a year of uncertainty and dramatic fluctuations, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for January 2021 show that rental vacancies across the major metropolitan markets remain largely stable.

12/02/2021

12/02/2021 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 3:48:25 PM

Insurance valuations

The requirement for an Owners’ Corporation to obtain a building insurance valuation every five years should be reintroduced and amendments made to remove reinstatement from the valuation exercise.

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12/02/2021 12:00:00 AM12/02/2021 2:29:41 PM

Window safety devices

The legislation needs to clarify who is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of window safety devices and address the many practical issues that are currently causing confusion.

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11/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:18:53 AM

Taking trust to the next level

Neil Webster, the winner of the John Greig OAM Community Service category at the 2020 REINSW Awards for Excellence, reveals how community service can set you up for a thriving career, build trust with clients and help make the world a better place.

10/02/2021

10/02/2021 12:00:00 AM10/02/2021 11:58:29 AM

Minor renovations by owners

There should be a statutory requirement to register minor renovations to common property carried out by lot owners.

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9/02/2021 12:00:00 AM19/02/2021 9:17:13 AM