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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

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Industry Newsletter August 2014

Thursday 28/08/2014

In this issue: standard clauses for residential agency agreements; compliance guidance from the Tribunal; and a reminder that salespeople need to be properly supervised no matter how long they have had a licence....More

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