Commercial News


Understanding the value of an agent

Commercial property has long been considered a safe investment because it not only offered reliable income streams and capital gains, but long-term tenants, as NSW's population boomed and real estate remained scarce. Fast-forward to 2020 and that sol

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Curbing COVID-19 claims

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all facets of our lives – not just on a personal level, but also professionally. Here are some practical steps you can take to mitigate the risk of a potential Coronavirus-related claim.

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Helpline heroes

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.

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Courageous self-leadership

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.

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Relationships for life

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.

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NSW Government has announced an extension to the moratorium on evictions

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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How to build a world-class agent brand online

New forms of media are changing the way buyers and sellers make decisions. The Media Coach AKA Imogen Callister, recently shared her secrets with REINSW on how to build a world-class agent brand online so you can win more appraisals and sell more pro

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New Stock and Station training courses

After a decade long break, REINSW is excited to be offering specialised training for agents looking to become qualified to sell both rural property and livestock.

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Latest advice for auctions and open homes

Late on Friday, the 11th of September 2020, NSW Fair Trading informed REINSW that there was a further amendment to the Public Health Order due to be released and that it would affect the way agents would conduct auctions and open homes going forward.

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REINSW Board Elections 2020-2022 Term – Nominees up for ballot

REINSW Board nominations have now closed and due to a high number of nominees, two categories of directors on the 2020-2022 REINSW Board are up for ballot.

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COVID-19 safety guidelines poster for auctions, open homes and inspections

REINSW has created two handy posters for agents to display at prominent locations on site at auctions and open homes. The posters offer clarification on COVID-19 safety guidelines for all attendees.

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Tips for Renewing Commercial Leases

Renewing commercial leases involves a careful balancing of client and tenant needs and strong negotiation skills; fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the process run as smoothly as possible.

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REINSW Supervision Guidelines Manual is here!

We’re excited to announce that the REINSW Supervision Guidelines Manual has been released and is now available to order!

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Grace period for property industry reforms extended

We are delighted to announce that the no-penalty grace period for the Property and Stock Agents Act reforms has been extended a further six months until 1 April 2021.

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COVID-19 | Cleaning on vacate – what is necessary?

Cleaning on vacate is one issue that REINSW has reviewed with the relevant Government Departments including NSW Fair Trading and the NSW Ministry of Health. Read the cleaning recommendations.

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Important update ahead of opens and auctions 5th Sep 2020

LATEST UPDATE AS OF 5PM REINSW have just been notified that Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard has just signed an exemption under the under the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 4) 2020 (Pub

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It’s time to transition to your licence

Use RPL to transition to your real estate licence with our streamlined 3-step recognition process.

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Auctions and open homes

Following some confusion over the past week regarding COVID safety rules around open homes and auctions, REINSW met with NSW Fair Trading this week to interpret and clarify the Public Health Order (PHO) with them step by step.

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Instagram for Business basics

Still using a personal Instagram profile? Find out how you can benefit by taking it up a notch and switching to Instagram for Business.

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Commercial champion

Joshua Charles has led some of the largest commercial sales and leasing teams across Australia and New Zealand. With combined transactions worth billions over the course of his career, he shares why it’s essential to set big goals to achieve success.

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