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Real Estate Industry

Information on licensing and legislation real estate agents

Real estate agents

Real Estate agents working in Western Australia must be licensed.  This section provide information on how to get and maintain a licence and helpful information if you work in the industry.

You can use our online search for information on licensed agents and sales representatives or call our licensing advice line 1300 30 40 64.

Rules to combat real estate fraud

Agents must conduct mandatory identification checks of all people wishing to sell their property. This aims to protect WA property owners following fraudulent sales of Perth properties.

Guidance notes were developed to assist agents and sales representatives in their compliance with the amended Code of Conduct. You can also view the schedule detailing the documents from which the 100 point identity check may be undertaken.

Renting laws

Residential tenancy laws inlclude prescribed notices and forms (such as property condition reports), minimum security levels and bond lodgement requirements.  

Lessors/landlords are encouraged to watch the information videos and test their knowledge on the landlords e-learning program.