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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 August 2015

Monday 31/08/2015

In this issue: our latest top tips for keeping safe; guidance on who is a related person when it comes to declaring a conflict of interest; Auckland Council’s new policy on unauthorised building works and some information on how successful appeal are....More


Industry Newsletter June 2015

Monday 29/06/2015

In this issue: what your obligations are when getting ready to market a property; the importance on good communication to help the auction process run smoothly; a look at CAC’s and the results of the 2015 non-verifiable continuing education audit....More


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