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Can social media kill your chances

(9/02/2019)
Does your social media presence help or hinder your rental application?

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Impact of banking royal commission on borrowing

(26/01/2019)
How will the banking royal commission affect Australia's ability to borrow?

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Victims of domestic violence empowered to break lease

(24/01/2019)
New laws initiated by the statutory review of the Residential Tenancies Act protect victims of domestic violence.

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Why investors need to stand up for change in property

(22/01/2019)
PODCAST: REINSW CEO explains how investors can initiate positive change in the industry.

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Maximising your rental income

(19/01/2019)
How can you ensure your rental property offers maximum return-on-investment?

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House price drop largest in seven years, says REIA

(13/12/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: New REIA report shows median house prices are falling in most states and territories across Australia.

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Housing and rental affordability improves across Australia

(10/12/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: Housing and rental affordability improves across Australia and income required to meet a loan decreases, says REIA

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Consumers deserve better

(8/12/2018)
The property services industry and its consumers deserve better representation.

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If stamp duty brackets were updated

(1/12/2018)
REINSW calls on NSW Government to update stamp duty brackets.

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What is a material fact?

(27/11/2018)
Sales agents are bound by law to disclose ‘material facts’ when selling a property. But what are they and what has to be disclosed?

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Maximise your borrowing capacity

(27/11/2018)
You can increase your borrowing capacity with a few simple lifestyle changes.

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Parliamentary Inquiry and self-regulation

(27/11/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: Following a request for a Parliamentary Inquiry, REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin responds to Minister Kean's standard accusation that the property services industry is seeking self-regulation.

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The value of property services

(24/11/2018)
Why does the Government department responsible for tattoo parlours and coffee shops govern NSW's most lucrative industry?

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REINSW calls for Parliamentary Inquiry into Fair Trading

(22/11/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin says a Parliamentary Inquiry is needed to address NSW Fair Trading's poor decisions.

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The stamp duty farce

(17/11/2018)
Indexing outdated stamp duty brackets is political grandstanding, says REINSW CEO.

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Rental availability in Sydney rises 0.1%

(16/11/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: Sydney vacancy rates have increased according to October Vacancy Rate Survey.

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Buyers' agents recognised by NSW Fair Trading

(13/11/2018)
NSW Fair Trading has released a fact sheet for consumers on engaging a buyers' agent.

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Stamp duty reforms are an insult, says REINSW

(12/11/2018)
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW CEO Tim McKibbin says stamp duty reform is disingenuous political grandstanding.

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What does an agent look like?

(10/11/2018)
The true face of real estate is very different to the picture painted by Minister Kean.

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Big step towards e-sign for witnesses

(2/11/2018)
A new Bill currently in Parliament has the power to enable electronic signing of the residential tenancy agreement.

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