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CPD Points How many CPD points must I accrue each year? In accordance with the Regulations, at least three mandatory and seven elective points must be acquired each calendar year. These points must be obtained by undertaking educational activities approved by Consumer Protection. The mandatory and...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
The CPD program is compulsory professional development training for the real estate and business broking industries in Western Australia. All real estate agents and business agents are required to participate in the program and acquire 10 CPD points each calendar year. All sales representatives,...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
The Compulsory Professional Development (CPD) program is designed to increase the knowledge, skills and professionalism of those working in the real estate and business broking industries. The aim of the program is to increase consumer protection and promote consumer confidence in the real estate...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
The Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (the Act) imposes serious obligations on the real estate industry and the way it operates. Failing to meet those obligations can result in the Department issuing an infringement notice, prosecuting offending licence holders before a Court, or initiating...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
The proactive compliance program assists agents in complying with legislative requirements, identifying and rectifying areas of risk, and providing advice to agents. This is achieved through voluntary agency visits and industry seminars. Proactive compliance visits The visits are designed to...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
The Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 requires people wanting to work in Western Australia as a real estate and business sales representative to be registered. A sales representative must work under the supervision of a licensed real estate and business agent . Registration requirements To...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
To apply for a partnership or firm licence: all of the natural persons, if any, by whom the firm is constituted and all of the directors of, and all of the persons concerned in the management or control of, any body corporate by which the firm is constituted are persons of good character and repute...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
To apply for a body corporate real estate or business agent licence: all of the directors of the body corporate and all of the persons concerned in the management or conduct of the body corporate, must be persons of good character and repute and be persons who are fit to be directors of, or...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
To apply for an individual real estate agent or business agent licence, applicants must: be at least 18 years old; be a person of good character and repute and a fit and proper person to hold a licence (see below); have access to sufficient assets and financial resources enabling them to comply...
Real estate agents and sales representatives
Real estate and business agents licensing, registration and code of conduct In Western Australia, individuals , partnerships or companies wishing to operate as real estate or business agents are required, under the Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 , to be licensed and hold a current...
Real estate agents and sales representatives

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Manual and assessment for mandatory CPD 2013 for real estate agents and business brokers. You should download and read the manual before doing the assessment. The manual is a handy reference and will...
Consumer Protection
Training material
27 May 2015
1 May 2015 Electronic conveyancing (e-conveyancing) will enable the electronic settlement of real property transactions; the preparation and electronic lodgement of land registry documents;...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
18 Jun 2015
E-conveyancing is coming to Western Australia E-conveyancing - background The Council of Australian Governments agreed to deliver a National Electronic Conveyancing System (NECS) to the Australian...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
24 Apr 2015
22 April 2015 A Victoria Park real estate agent has been fined $3,500 and disqualified from holding a licence and triennial certificate for 18 months by the State Administrative Tribunal (on 11 March...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
18 Jun 2015
8 April 2015 A former property manager working for a Shenton Park real estate agency has been banned permanently from working in the industry and fined $20,000 for making illegal withdrawals from the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
18 Jun 2015
The transition table outlines changes between the Interim Code of Fair Practice for Retirement Villages in the Fair Trading (Retirement Villages Interim Code) Regulations (No. 2) 2014 which expires...
Consumer Protection
Policies
07 Apr 2015
24 March 2015 Obtaining and communicating all available material facts to the parties in a transaction is an essential part of the real estate process. It is a direct requirement under the Code of...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
18 Jun 2015
20 March 2015 Key dates From 20 March 2015 use the amended prescribed Form 1AC Information for Tenant and Form 1AD Information for Tenant with Non-written Tenancy Agreement now available on the...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
11 March 2015 A licensed real estate agent has been reprimanded and both he and his agency have been fined for employing an unregistered sales representative. On 27 February 2015, Kirsten Leigh Hopla...
Consumer Protection
Newsletter
18 Jun 2015
Manual and online assessment for mandatory CPD 2012 for property managers. You should download and read the manual before doing the assessment. The manual is a handy reference and will help you...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
06 May 2015

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