week-12-2019

  • NEWS

    Realmark launch Momentum program for 2019 at Optus Stadium

    Western Australian agency Realmark have launched their Momentum program for 2019. Created for agents and support team members, Momentum is an annual program designed for setting goals and mindset learnings for the year with check-ins throughout. This year the launch took place at the iconic Optus stadium with West Coast Eagles Head Coach Adam Simpson and player Josh Kennedy. “At Realmark we try to empower our agents personally and professionally. …

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  • NEWS

    InfoTrack launches product to safeguard trust account details from cyber criminials

    Tech company InfoTrack has launched a product called Securexchange to protect real estate agents, conveyancers and buyers from the threat of large financial loss during property exchanges. InfoTrack General Manager Lee Baillie says that the system has been specifically designed to prevent the intercepting of insecure emails which may include settlement bank account details. Instead of getting the correct account details, …

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  • NEWS

    Gavin Rubinstein sets his sights high as he sells $40M worth of properties in 14 days

    In the middle of what many people are calling a lacklustre market, the director of The Rubinstein Group at Ray White Double Bay has just sold almost $40M worth of property across eight luxury homes in Sydney’s affluent eastern suburbs in 14 days. “March has started off really positive given the negative media commentary of late,” said Mr Rubinstein. “Although some may be seeing effects of a changing market my team and I are outworking the decline to ensure we give our clients the best opportunity to maximise their price.” …

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  • NEWS

    McGrath shows its confidence in the Illawarra with a new office in Wollongong

    McGrath Estate Agents has reaffirmed its commitment to the Wollongong/Illawarra region of NSW having assigned the franchise to its long-time franchise partner, the McCarthy/Sutherland Shire Group, led by Patrick McCarthy. According to Christopher Mourd, Head of Franchise Network, the company continues to believe that Wollongong, as the gateway to the south coast, is an important and evolving property market that has a deep connection and synergies with Sydney. …

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  • NEWS

    City of Sydney announces free strata workshops covering need to know basics

    A new incentive to help owners understand the nooks and crannies of strata is set to roll out in early April as the City of Sydney announces a series of free workshops in English and Chinese. These two-hour sessions will help both strata-dwelling owners and renters tackle issues including pets, levies and noisy neighbours. The City of Sydney’s strata skills workshops from 2 April to 18 June will be led by a series of industry professionals offering practical advice and answering questions that will lead to harmonious apartment living. …

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  • NEWS

    New ideas for more diverse housing in Sydney

    The City of Sydney is calling for new ideas to boost the diversity of housing across the city, with a focus on identifying and developing new models to increase affordable housing supply. The Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge encourages new ways of thinking about housing across financing, management and design and is open to anyone interested in innovation in the housing sector. …

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  • NEWS

    RE/MAX Precision’s Scott Mackey recognised as one of regional Queensland’s most influential people

    The Power 50  is a list of ‘movers, shakers and shapers’ put together by News Mail in association with Central Queensland University. More than 100 names were put forward for consideration in the selection of the region’s most influential, which were then reduced to a top 50. Scott Mackey rounded off the list last year at #50 and this year managed to achieve the biggest climb in the list as he moved from #50 to #26. …

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  • NEWS

    World first cryptocurrency auction to take place on the North Coast of NSW

    History is set to be made next month on Monday April 8 2019, when James Pratt becomes the first auctioneer to conduct a live cryptocurrency real estate auction. A first also for Australia to be the country to facilitate this. Mr Pratt was asked to collaborate with international heavyweight blockchain corporation NuYen, and cryptocurrency giants Binance to offer interested bidders the opportunity to purchase a luxury beachfront mansion exclusively using cryptocurrency – namely Bitcoin (BTC) or Binance Coin (BNB). …

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  • NEWS

    Sunshine Coast agents dominate the REIQ Awards

    THE Sunshine Coast staked its claim to be home to the best agents in Queensland, scooping five of the 19 awards at last night’s REIQ Awards for Excellence gala, as more than 500 real estate professionals gathered at the RNA Showgrounds. Jodie Hedley-Ward from McGrath Caloundra claimed the Best Salesperson of the Year award, while the agency also took home the Community Service award for its outstanding efforts to support local charitable causes. …

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  • NEWS

    Century 21 have rebranded the Beachside and Lakes office in South Australia, in their aim to refresh all offices nationwide

    Century 21 has rebranded in South Australia, rolling out the makeover by rebranding its 22 offices across the state as it refreshes its look in the real estate market over the next two months. The Century 21 Beachside & Lakes office located at Semaphore has launched the new brand and renovated look. The rebrand features an updated logo and a modern, …

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  • NEWS

    Ray White wraps up biannual training event, Ignite 19

    Ray White have kicked off the first quarter of 2019 with a bang, holding its biannual training event, Ignite19, in each capital city earlier this month. The exciting program features inspirational keynote speakers as well as special sessions to help agents excel. The focal messages of this year’s Ignite were to live a life beyond fear and how to adapt to change – …

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  • The Elevate Podcast

    Episode 81: Kul Singh – The latest rental research and The ‘Real Ideas’ Prize.

    In this week's edition of the Elevate podcast, realestate.com.au’s General Manager of Rent, Kul Singh joins Samantha McLean to analyse landlord habits that may surprise you, share his tips on how you can stand out as the go-to property manager of choice and he also gave us an exclusive look into The Real Ideas Prize. realestate.com.au's groundbreaking new competition that aims to reimagine the rental experience with $100, …

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  • AREC2018 EA Studio

    AREC 2018 Feature Interview: Peter Fuda

    VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS 00:38 Why Peter thinks success for most people is closer than they think 01:00 The aggregation of marginal gains 01:50 Leverage and taking the two per cent steps to be a high achiever 03:02 Why seven is the perfect enemy of extraordinary 04:00 Who came second? Nobody knows and nobody cares More from AREC 2018 …

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  • NEWS

    The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) have appointed Davina Rooney as the new CEO

    Officially commencing the appointment on 11 June 2019, the former General Manager of Sustainability and Corporate Procurement will take the reins as Corporate Executive Officer at the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). “Davina’s inspirational leadership capacity together with her deep technical knowledge would enhance the organisation’s industry perspective as it furthered its goals to make communities more productive, liveable and healthy,” …

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  • NEWS

    Crown Sydney on a steady course for completion in early 2021

    Crown Resorts Limited’s (ASX: CWN) latest development of Crown Sydney, One Barangaroo, which will house Australia’s first branded residences, Crown Residences at One Barangaroo, is on a steady course to meet its completion in the first half of 2021. The construction team has reached three critical building stages; completion of the podium structure which is capped off by two roof top infinity swimming pools, …

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