Lobbying News

Industry wins in short-term holiday letting reforms

Posted on 7/01/2019
Changes to short-term holiday letting in NSW provides more protection for agents, owners and tenants.

REINSW launches petition for Property Services Commissioner

Posted on 30/11/2018
MEDIA RELEASE: REINSW calls on NSW Premier to move property services out from NSW Fair Trading.

Sharon Yang is invested in real estate

Posted on 29/11/2018
CBRE's Sharon Yang is a trusted advisor to clients in Sydney and across Asia, and is passionate about helping them achieve their business goals.

Parliamentary Inquiry and self-regulation

Posted on 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.

Swimming pool compliance, are you prepared?

Posted on 10/12/2018
REINSW is still lobbying for changes to the implementation plans, but recommends that agents continue preparing for swimming pool compliance changes on 29 April 2016.

REINSW lobbying pays off: electronic signing passed

Posted on 23/11/2018
The Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (NSW) was assented to yesterday, allowing residential tenancy agreements to be signed and witnessed electronically.

Property services industry moves forward with electronic signatures

Posted on 15/11/2018
MEDIA RELEASE: In good news for consumers and the property services industry, witness contracts can soon be signed electronically.

REINSW clarifies 2015 strata reforms ahead of 2020 review

Posted on 14/11/2018
REINSW's Strata Management Chapter Committee is addressing issues from the Strata Schemes Management Act (NSW) with the support of NSW Fair Trading.

How does the real estate industry impact NSW?

Posted on 12/11/2018
The real estate and property services industries have a major impact on the NSW economy and people. Find out why.

Big step towards e-sign for witnesses

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