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Media Releases


Real Estate watchdog recommends clauses to protect sellers of rural property

Wednesday 4/03/2015

The Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) is recommending real estate agents selling rural property use new standard clauses in their terms and conditions to better protect consumers. ...More


Real estate watchdog recommends new clauses for agency agreements to protect sellers

Wednesday 5/11/2014

The Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) is recommending real estate agents selling residential property use new standard clauses in their terms and conditions to better protect consumers....More


Public to have chance to object to real estate agent applications

Monday 28/07/2014

​From August this year changes are being made to the current licensing system for real estate agents in an effort to improve the application process, reduce costs and protect the interests of home buyers and sellers nationwide. ...More

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Newsletters


Industry Newsletter April 2015

Thursday 30/04/2015

In this issue: unfair contract terms and roll-over clauses; compliance reminder about trust account regulations; the importance of keeping your customers informed in a multi offer situation and what the industry looks like after renewals....More


Industry Newsletter February 2015

Wednesday 25/02/2015

In this issue: standard clauses for rural agency agreements; guidance on removal of old advertising; use of roll-over clauses in agency agreements; and potential implications of not having a signed listing agreement in place for commerical sales....More


Industry Newsletter December 2014

Wednesday 17/12/2014

In this issue: introduction of standard clauses for rural agency agreements; guidance about disclosure of sensitive issues; is real estate in NZ being used to launder money and a review of what we did in 2014....More