Property industry

Topics

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
Property condition reports are an important element of any residential tenancy, as they outline the current condition of the property at the start and end of a tenancy. A property condition report can also assist in resolving disputes about damage. The mandatory Form 1 Property Condition Report...
Notices and condition reports
Residential rental (or lease) agreements are either periodic or fixed-term. All written tenancy agreements must be done using the Residential tenancy agreement (Form 1AA) . Whether the agreement is written or verbal, a tenant must also be given the ' Information for tenant ' sheet. If the agreement...
Beginning a tenancy
Boarders and lodgers are a special group of home-dwellers in terms of the law. As they are not tenants, they are not covered by the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 but instead have rights under common law provisions. Distinguishing between tenants, boarders and lodgers It is not always easy to...
Types of rental accommodation
Whether you are a lessor / landlord or tenant - you should make sure you do your homework before signing a rental agreement. Tenants Make sure the property meets your day-to-day needs. Ask yourself: Can you pay the rent and still have money to live? Is it close to shops, schools or public transport...
Beginning a tenancy
The proactive compliance program assists retirement village managers with complying with legislative requirements, identifying and rectifying areas of risk and providing general advice. This is achieved through voluntary agency visits and industry seminars. Proactive compliance visits are designed...
Managing a retirement village

Pages

Publications

All real estate agents and real estate business agents who hold or receive money on behalf of others relating to a real estate transaction in Western Australia are required to open and maintain trust...
Consumer Protection
Guide / handbook
29 Nov 2018
(The King and I Pty Ltd / Colin King / Paul King) The following information outlines details of a recent case that Consumer Protection took to the State Administration Tribunal (SAT). A former York...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
01 Nov 2016
10 October 2016 With less than three months remaining for the 2016 calendar year the Department reminds you to check your Compulsory Professional Development (CPD) points tally. If you have not...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
12 Oct 2016
3 October 2016 A review of the Licensed Valuers Code of Conduct 2011 (old Code) under the Land Valuers Licensing Act 19 78 has been completed following a consultation period held in April and May of...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
07 Oct 2016
3 October 2016 A review of the Settlement Agents’ Code of Conduct 1982 (old Code) under the Settlement Agents Act 1981 has been completed following a consultation period held in April and May of this...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
07 Oct 2016
3 October 2016 A review of the Code of Conduct for Agents and Sales Representatives 2011 (old Code) under the Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 (the REBA Act) has been completed following a...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
12 Oct 2016
Areas for consideration by the second Building Summit in August, 2016.
Building Commission
Advisory note
01 Nov 2016
29 September 2016 A Perth real estate agent is breathing a sigh of relief after a cyber-attack was thwarted in an attempt to steal $500,000 from a trust account. It’s believed the cyber thieves...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
08 Sep 2017
29 September 2016 A Perth real estate agent is breathing a sigh of relief after a cyber-attack was thwarted in an attempt to steal $500,000 from a trust account. It’s believed the cyber thieves...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
05 Oct 2016
29 September 2016 A Perth real estate agent is breathing a sigh of relief after a cyber-attack was thwarted in an attempt to steal $500,000 from a trust account. It’s believed the cyber thieves...
Consumer Protection
Bulletin
05 Oct 2016

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Property industry