Legislation News

A large numbers of Acts and Regulations impact the property industry in NSW. 

You’ll find the latest legislation news and updates from REINSW below. 

To view a non-exhaustive list of legislation which affects real estate agents, stock and station agents, and business agents, click here >>> .
 
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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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REINSW suggests alternative to amendment in PSBA Act

(22/10/2018)
Section 205 of the PSBA Act changed despite concerns raised by REINSW.

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Industry feedback and lobbying drives digital revolution

(27/07/2018)
The NSW Government commits to paperless conveyancing in a decision that will revolutionise the real estate industry.

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Do you have a fit rental property?

(26/06/2018)
25 per cent of NSW homes do not have a working smoke alarm. Does your rental property meet legislative requirements?

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Email consent for notices

(25/06/2018)
How will changes to electronic consent legislation affect you?

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Reforms signal positive change

(23/05/2018)
Some of the most important reforms to real estate practice in over 30 years will be introduced later this year.

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What are the FAQ's in property management

(20/04/2018)
Have you ever wondered the answers to the questions property managers most frequently ask?

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REINSW fighting hard on RTA Review

(19/04/2018)
REINSW has held 30 meetings and lodged seven submissions in response to the proposed amends to the RTA.

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Game-changing reforms pass

(8/03/2018)
The real estate reform Bill that will lift education standards across the real estate profession has been passed.

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NCAT can hear interstate cases again

(22/02/2018)
Interstate parties to a residential tenancies dispute can now have the matter heard and resolved at NCAT.

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Agent education standards to increase 600%

(22/02/2018)
Education standards will lift by 600 per cent as the path to professionalism is progressing.

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Buyers' agent case appeal allowed

(22/01/2018)
NSW Court of Appeal overturned a Supreme Court decision which found a buyers’ agent had breached the Australian Consumer Law.

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