What the Federal Court decided in a misleading and deceptive conduct case saw an agent charged with underquoting.
More than 70% of Northern Beaches real estate agents inspected were fined over $25,000 after a NSW Fair Trading compliance blitz.
REINSW held a free Member webinar aimed at giving agents a deeper understanding of underquoting.
REINSW has warned agents to protect themselves from the Australian Consumer Law.
Hear from REINSW President John Cunningham on underquoting, one year on.
Underquoting and other changes to the PSBA Act begin on 16 December 2016.
REINSW has made a submission on the Australian Consumer Law Review.
NSW Fair Trading has begun a two week underquoting audit of real estate agents in NSW until 18 March 2016.
There are now a set of new rules about how a real estate agent is allowed to quote a property price.
Hear from REINSW's President and CEO about improving education standards and legislation changes.
A highlights video reel of the REINSW latest underquoting session, is available to view.
We have developed a new form to help Members comply with the requirement to notify the seller of a revised estimated selling price.
New underquoting laws commenced on 1 January 2016. Do you understand your obligations? Here’s a quick guide on the top five changes you need to know about.
The underquoting laws are now effective, are you fully prepared for what the changes mean for you?
With underquoting laws now effective, agents should be able to educate their clients on what the changes will mean to them.
Mentoring and coaching can benefit your agency and your team, as well as the entire industry. Here’s how.
Flood-impacted REINSW members in the Northern Rivers region have faced many problems to solve – but ensuring phone calls continue to be answered promptly and professionally hasn’t been one of them, thanks to the generosity of OfficeHQ.
The value of REINSW membership cannot be overstated. Here, some longstanding members reflect on what they’ve gained through their involvement with the Institute over the years.
After a brief reprieve last month, the latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney have once again taken a dive. Vacancy rates across regional New South Wales were a mixed bag.
Floods have devastated communities across NSW and, when faced with adversity, local agents have shown a generosity of spirit and determination. Here is a glimpse of just some of the acts of kindness that demonstrate why agents are our local heroes.
After 20 years as Licensee & Director of LJ Hooker Freshwater, Cranston Schwarz was ready for a new and creative business challenge. The result is Schwarz, a proudly independent, boutique agency servicing the southern end of Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Mould. It’s a word that evokes a feeling of dread for most property managers. After months of torrential rain, property managers across NSW are being inundated with complaints from tenants and with temperatures plummeting the problem is set to worsen
It is one of the toughest parts of being a real estate agent – conducting a property appraisal and not landing the listing. Despite your best efforts, the seller decides to go with another agency. So, how can you avoid rejection and win over a vendor
Cyber-attacks are on the rise and an increasing number of unsuspecting real estate agents are being tricked into redirecting funds and disclosing private information. Agents know property, but when it comes to cyber security it’s a different story.
MEDIA RELEASE: The latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney bounced back slightly in June 2022 after recording a five-year low in the previous month.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW has announced the finalists for its 25th annual Awards for Excellence, the most respected competition within the real estate profession, which acknowledges exceptional performances across the industry.
It is an intensely competitive business, but the real estate industry can also be one of the most nurturing. Sharing knowledge and experience - through mentoring - helps to foster professional development and leadership skills.
MEDIA RELEASE: A record seven finalists battled it out on Friday evening at this year’s REINSW Novice Auctioneers Competition (NAC) Final. The event saw Ollie Gearing, from Advantage Property Group in Newcastle, take out the winner’s crown.
MEDIA RELEASE: The NSW Budget was handed down yesterday and housing affordability was a key focus, with stamp duty reform and the shared equity scheme trial taking centre-stage. REINSW has provided its response to the measures.
'Just do it’ is the motto Rebecca Cribbin lives by. This mindset has helped her to take opportunities, build two successful real estate businesses, and write a book to share her expertise with others wanting to manage holiday and short-term rentals.
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