Auctioneer News


Important that agents remain vigilant and compliant with the current social distancing requirements

MEDIA RELEASE: There has been a return to stricter controls on Victoria’s property agents as a result of the re-emergence of COVID-19 in Melbourne over the past week.

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The uneasy relationship between auction conditions and cooling-off periods

If a residential property sells at auction, there’s no cooling-off period. Nor is there one if a property is passed in, though contracts are exchanged later that same day.

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How to improve your on-camera presentation skills

These days we’re spending more and more time on our computers and meeting virtually via video conferencing. In a new REINSW Webinar, Australian television presenter and producer Lochie Daddo shares his secrets to success when it comes to being on-scr

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Online Auctions – The Way Forward

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions, the role of online auctions in the real estate industry has become a major topic of discussion.

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Cooling off period and warning notices – changes come into effect

On and from 2 June 2020, all residential contracts for sale (whether for off-the-plan or established properties) will need to use the new form of cooling off warning notice relating to cooling off rights to comply with vendor disclosure requirements.

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Boost your blogging know-how

Launching a real estate blog can bring so many benefits. It gives you the chance to build credibility and trust, highlight your expertise and connect with clients.

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Leanne Pilkington: Smart, strategic, and not to be underestimated

Leanne Pilkington didn't set out to win big awards. Starting as the Sunday receptionist at her father’s real estate agency in Sydney’s growing Hills District when she was just 12.

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Webinar | Online Auctions - The Way Forward

Expert auctioneers Clarence White, James Pratt and Jesse Davidson share practical advice about online auctions and how they work.

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REINSW Training: More options for more agents

More agents now have access to REINSW's industry-leading training offering because we’re providing the flexibility they want in terms of how and when that training is delivered.

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Awards for Excellence 2020: Tips for preparing your submission

REINSW are committed to celebrating excellence in the real estate industry this year just like every other, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 UPDATE - Short term rental accommodation is NOT illegal

The reports that STRAs are illegal to stay in are incorrect. There is no ban on any such accommodation. In fact, there is a need for these types of lets in the current environment. The NSW Government has acknowledged that in certain circumstances

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COVID-19 UPDATE - Restrictions on inspections and auctions

We would like to remind you that the Public Health (Covid-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 dated 30 March 2020 directly places restrictions on inspections and auctions.

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Mindset matters, says leading real estate coach

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, we asked leading mindset coach Jet Xavier for his advice on how agents and business owners can navigate these uncertain times.

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COVID-19 UPDATE - Managing auctions during COVID-19 crisis

As COVID-19 continues to have an enormous impact on the property industry, we are aware that there is currently a lack of clarity regarding how auctions can be conducted.

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Eye on the prize

When the REINSW Awards for Excellence was launched, it was the only real estate awards program in New South Wales. Today, it’s one of many. So what then makes the REINSW program different? And why should you enter in 2020?

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Industry Reforms and RTA changes effective today

REINSW is pleased to announce that the property industry reforms and changes to the residential tenancies legislation are effective today, 23 March 2020.

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Weekly Market Wrap 20/03

In this week’s Market Wrap - emergency interest rate cut due to coronavirus concerns, Industry Reforms and RTA changes go live on 23 March and submissions for the REINSW Awards open next Friday.

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Auction day preparation and compliance

Compliance may not be regarded as the most interesting topic in the real estate industry, but there are few more important issues when it comes to auction day preparation.

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Weekly Market Wrap 13/03

In this week’s Market Wrap - Coronavirus, Auction markets dipped this week, Novice Auctioneers Competition and REINSW Awards for Excellence.

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Weekly Market Wrap 06/03

In this week’s Market Wrap - Interest rate cut brings welcome relief, Sydney housing values rebounded in February, Auction markets go from strength to strength.

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