With well in excess of 5000 days under his belt as REINSW’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim McKibbin is a formidable force. Here we look at the man who is leading the real estate profession into the next decade with passion and gusto.
Everyone matters in real estate – that’s why it’s important everyone is recognised equally when it comes to the Berejiklian Government’s COVID-19 residential property proposals. Have your say. Email the Premier and your Local MP.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW says there's a simple fix to the NCAT jurisdiction issue – but the NSW Government won't make it.
NSW real estate is more valuable than the mining, retail and tourism industries combined.
REINSW fights for transparency and accountability in short-term holiday letting Code of Conduct.
Changes to short-term holiday letting in NSW provides more protection for agents, owners and tenants.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW calls on NSW Premier to move property services out from NSW Fair Trading.
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.
The Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (NSW) was assented to yesterday, allowing residential tenancy agreements to be signed and witnessed electronically.
MEDIA RELEASE: In good news for consumers and the property services industry, witness contracts can soon be signed electronically.
REINSW's Strata Management Chapter Committee is addressing issues from the Strata Schemes Management Act (NSW) with the support of NSW Fair Trading.
A new Bill currently in Parliament has the power to enable electronic signing of the residential tenancy agreement.
REINSW submission results in more stringent accreditation for mould testing.
Flood-impacted REINSW members in the Northern Rivers region have faced many problems to solve – but ensuring phone calls continue to be answered promptly and professionally hasn’t been one of them, thanks to the generosity of OfficeHQ.
The value of REINSW membership cannot be overstated. Here, some longstanding members reflect on what they’ve gained through their involvement with the Institute over the years.
After a brief reprieve last month, the latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney have once again taken a dive. Vacancy rates across regional New South Wales were a mixed bag.
Floods have devastated communities across NSW and, when faced with adversity, local agents have shown a generosity of spirit and determination. Here is a glimpse of just some of the acts of kindness that demonstrate why agents are our local heroes.
After 20 years as Licensee & Director of LJ Hooker Freshwater, Cranston Schwarz was ready for a new and creative business challenge. The result is Schwarz, a proudly independent, boutique agency servicing the southern end of Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Mould. It’s a word that evokes a feeling of dread for most property managers. After months of torrential rain, property managers across NSW are being inundated with complaints from tenants and with temperatures plummeting the problem is set to worsen
It is one of the toughest parts of being a real estate agent – conducting a property appraisal and not landing the listing. Despite your best efforts, the seller decides to go with another agency. So, how can you avoid rejection and win over a vendor
Cyber-attacks are on the rise and an increasing number of unsuspecting real estate agents are being tricked into redirecting funds and disclosing private information. Agents know property, but when it comes to cyber security it’s a different story.
MEDIA RELEASE: The latest REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results show that residential vacancies in Sydney bounced back slightly in June 2022 after recording a five-year low in the previous month.
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW has announced the finalists for its 25th annual Awards for Excellence, the most respected competition within the real estate profession, which acknowledges exceptional performances across the industry.
It is an intensely competitive business, but the real estate industry can also be one of the most nurturing. Sharing knowledge and experience - through mentoring - helps to foster professional development and leadership skills.
MEDIA RELEASE: A record seven finalists battled it out on Friday evening at this year’s REINSW Novice Auctioneers Competition (NAC) Final. The event saw Ollie Gearing, from Advantage Property Group in Newcastle, take out the winner’s crown.
MEDIA RELEASE: The NSW Budget was handed down yesterday and housing affordability was a key focus, with stamp duty reform and the shared equity scheme trial taking centre-stage. REINSW has provided its response to the measures.
'Just do it’ is the motto Rebecca Cribbin lives by. This mindset has helped her to take opportunities, build two successful real estate businesses, and write a book to share her expertise with others wanting to manage holiday and short-term rentals.
Since the pandemic hit, Australian real estate has been tracking at different speeds - a skyrocketing residential market and a rollercoaster ride in the commercial space.
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