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    National agreement reached on building reforms

    The Property Council of Australia has welcomed today's agreement by Commonwealth, State and Territory building ministers on a national approach to implementation of reforms which will lead to better enforcement and compliance with building standards and regulation. Ministers have agreed to progress the Shergold Weir reforms through the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB). Property Council…

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  • One Agency appoints three offices in Fiji

    Rapidly expanding Australasian network One Agency has announced the appointment of Bayshore Real Estate Fiji’s three offices to their network – the brand’s  first members in the Pacific Islands. The association was confirmed at  Bayshore’s annual awards dinner in Lautoka, attended by and the brand will be rolled out in Nadi, Lautoka and  Suva over…

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  • Vines to lead Ray White Commercial NSW Western Sydney

    Successful commercial real estate agent Peter Vines has taken charge of Ray White Commercial NSW – Western Sydney with aspirations to expand and dominate the market.  With 15 years of experience behind him in both Australia and Europe, Mr Vines said the growth opportunities for a commercial business in that area of Sydney were enormous. "The western…

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    Satellite cities take top spots in population popularity contest

    Satellite cities and major regional centres are attracting more Australians than capital cities, with the number of Sydneysiders relocating at an all-time high and the Gold Coast becoming the most popular place to move to in the country. According to property market research firm Propertyology, Queensland, Hobart and parts of regional Victoria and New South…

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    Victorian developers to help foot bill for dangerous cladding

    The Victorian Government will commit $600 million to address the dangerous cladding crisis in a bid to keep Victorians safe, but developers will also be hit with higher building levies to help subsidise the program. The Andrews Government will foot half of the $600 million bill, while the other funds will come from an increase…

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  • McCartneys rejoin McGrath Crows Nest

    Mother and son duo Heather McCartney and Ty McCartney-Brown have made a comeback to McGrath Estate Agents, joining the team at the Crows Nest office. Ms McCartney began her nearly 20 years ago on the Lower North Shore and said returning to McGrath has been like "coming home". “When I was considering what my next…

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  • South-West Sydney agency makes switch to LJ Hooker

    LJ Hooker has expanded its network in the Wollondilly region in South-West Sydney with a new office opening in Picton. Experienced local real estate specialists David Wolfe, Mal McEachern and Melika McEachern led the office’s transformation to join LJ Hooker, offering a full suite of real estate services including property management, residential and commercial sales.…

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  • Starr power expands business in Armidale

    After 13 years owning and operating Ray White Rural Guyra – Armidale, Andrew and Dayna Starr are branching into the residential space with a new office in Armidale. The business will become a full service real estate office covering everything from large scale farms and rural lifestyle properties to residential sales and property management. With…

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    NSW Government looking to continue to reform residential tenancies law

    The NSW Government is getting set to continue the overhaul of the current Residential Tenancies Regulation, with the aim of improving the renting experience in NSW. The proposed amendments are set to have a major impact on the way both sales agents and property managers interact with current tenants. As a little history, in October…

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  • Crows Nest office opens for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

    As interest in the new lifestyle real estate brand increases, so too are the number of locations for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. The new Crows Nest office will be operated by Lloyd Allen, Office Principal (LREA) and Jane Allen, Principal and Licensee (LREA). Having been a licensed real estate agent for over 25…

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  • Third generation Jones to be managing director of MMJ in Wollongong

    Tim Jones took the reins as managing director of MMJ in Wollongong on Monday, making him the third-generation Jones to hold the position. The move was part of a succession plan initiated by his father Geoff Jones whose own father Allan Jones was the inaugural managing director of Martin Morris & Jones when it started…

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  • Leading independent named as inaugural business partner for Stone Real Estate Queensland

    Stone Real Estate Queensland has welcomed independent agent Shane Evans as the brand’s maiden business partner in the Sunshine State. A top selling agent in the northern Gold Coast region, Mr Evans has become principal of Stone Real Estate Coomera. Head of Stone Queensland, Scott Kelly, welcomed Mr Evans to the team and noted his…

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  • Luxe project stirs up interest in Double Bay

    There's been a resurgence of interest in high-end luxury apartments in Sydney since the Federal Election, according to Ray White Projects who has tallied up four luxury apartments for more than $13 million in recent weeks. The 1788 Residences, a 29-apartment $100 million boutique development on uber hip Cross St, sits in the blue-chip heart…

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    The Agency delivers strong results

    The Agency Group has bucked the trend by delivering a strong June Quarter 2019 including top results in key areas, despite the lingering property market downturn. The company reported its busiest quarter on record in some areas, with a nine per cent jump in number of exchanges to 674, and its highest number of properties…

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