News

Keep up to date with news from the Real Estate Agents Authority with our media releases and newsletters. To subscribe to these email media@reaa.govt.nz.

Show all

Media Releases


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


Hastings company guilty of unlicensed trading

Tuesday 17/12/2013

Hastings company, International Resource and Development Corporation Limited (IRDC), was sentenced on an unlicensed trading charge in the Hastings District Court last week....More


New tool to help buyers and sellers of property

Tuesday 16/07/2013

Buyers and sellers of property have a new tool to help them through the buying and selling process - our guide for buyers and sellers....More

Show all

Newsletters


Industry Newsletter June 2014

Thursday 26/06/2014

In this issue: changes to the advertising requirements for new licence applicants; licensees obligations around the disclosure of building reports; an update on some recent Tribunal decisions and an article about serious negligence....More


Industry Newsletter April 2014

Thursday 24/04/2014

In this issue: Law change on vendor bids at auction; the skills an agent is expected to display; the importance of supervision; compliance reminder about taking care with advertising required name information and unlicensed trading prosecutions to date....More


Industry Newsletter February 2014

Friday 14/02/2014

In this issue: what you need to know about unsubstantiated representations; changes to the way we handle complaints; a reminder about your obligations when making marketing decisions; unit title disclosure requirements; marketing best practice and more....More