What the Federal Court decided in a misleading and deceptive conduct case saw an agent charged with underquoting.
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.
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.
Hear from REINSW's President and CEO about improving education standards and legislation changes.
There are now a set of new rules about how a real estate agent is allowed to quote a property price.
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.
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.
Working in the real estate industry isn’t an easy gig. Laws are constantly changing. Training standards keep moving. And there’s the never-ending battle to ensure compliance. Who can keep up? The REINSW Helpline can – and they’re always on hand.
Real estate agents have endured a mountain of pressure in recent months due to the uncertainty, change and stress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how you can embrace self-leadership to turn that pressure into performance.
Ask most people about buyers’ agency and they’ll say the specialisation is a relatively new industry phenomenon. But, in fact, buyers’ agents first popped up in Australia as far back as the mid-1970s.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Bank provides a global update and expert insights in a changing world.
16/10/2020 | Only Members can view this content. You will need to sign in to view
On the heels of a slight turnaround last month, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for September 2020 show that vacancies in Sydney are once again on the rise.
Ahead of World Mental Health Day which is observed on 10 October every year, Tim and Leanne are joined by Shannon Cummings for a free webinar to support the real estate industry.
It is easy to assume that a landlord’s policy would cover any damage caused by a tenant, no matter where this has occurred. This is the perceived intention of a landlord’s policy and how a claim should be paid in the event of damage, right..?
On and from 28 September 2020, the standard form of residential tenancy agreement in Schedule 1 to the Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019 (NSW) has changed. Read more about these amendments.
06/10/2020 | Only Members can view this content. You will need to sign in to view
Answering over 10,000 calls each year, the REINSW Helpline team has over 75 years’ practical experience in the real estate industry. In this webinar Tim and Leanne are joined by two of our Helpline team members Marie Babka and Robert Anderson to answ
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For Leon Axford, Director of Axford Auctions, winning the Auctioneer category at the 2019 REINSW Awards for Excellence was a highlight of his career. A deserving recipient, Leon is one of the best in the business, conducting over 500 auctions a year
In this webinar Tim is joined by Kendal Hawken, Director, Australian Tax Office to discuss work related expenses including working from home during COVID-19, and what real estate employees can and can’t claim.
01/10/2020 | Only Members can view this content. You will need to sign in to view
Building solid relationships is central to your success as a real estate professional. Why? Because when you invest in people, they’ll invest in you too.
After close to 25 years in the real estate industry, Michelle McLean’s property management career has taken her from the southern suburbs of Sydney to the picturesque shores of Lake Macquarie. Read her story.
This webinar is part one in a three-part series. Our experienced panel of presenters discuss the importance of having a sustainable business and offer tips for increased success.
25/09/2020 | Only Members can view this content. You will need to sign in to view
We need your help! The NSW Government announced late on Wednesday afternoon a 6-month extension to the measures put in place to help residential tenants and landlords financially disadvantaged by COVID-19.
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