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Media Releases


Authority seeks real estate license cancellation in disciplinary case

Friday 22/07/2016

Authority seeks real estate license cancellation in disciplinary case....More


Criminal History Checks for Real Estate Agents

Friday 22/04/2016

The Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) wecomes today’s High Court decision that allows its Registrar to request a range of criminal history information from real estate agents before deciding whether to issue or renew a licence....More


Consumers win in Court of Appeal real estate decision

Tuesday 19/04/2016

A recent decision by the Court of Appeal highlights the importance of protecting a vendor’s interests when an agent is buying a property that is listed with their agency....More

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Newsletters


Industry Newsletter June 2016

Thursday 30/06/2016

In this issue: Our guidance on your obligations when it comes to ‘P’ testing; practical tips for ensuring you don’t employ an unlicensed person; clarification from the Tribunal about the “provisional value” in form 2; and a decision that reinforces the ne...More


Industry Newsletter April 2016

Friday 29/04/2016

In this issue: Court of Appeal clarifies conflict of interest rules; Tribunal guidance on supervision; The importance of knowing the area where you are selling and the do’s and don’ts of property inspection reports....More


Industry Newsletter March 2016

Friday 4/03/2016

In this issue: Some guidance on the steps you should take when selling a drug contaminated or potentially contaminated property; some more tips on keeping safe with the REAA; an overview of Operation Enterprise; & the results of our consumer risk research...More