To auction or not to auction…

We’re entering the sales period that we in the real estate industry refer to as the ‘pre-Christmas squeeze’. This refers to a tight window of around six – seven weeks between Labour Weekend and Christmas that allows sellers to maximise the exposure of their property and capitalise on buyers who have not yet secured one.Read more

Licensing of property managers

The Government is proposing changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. But its list of changes doesn’t include the elephant in the room. Currently, property managers do not have to be licensed to practise. They’re not even obliged to have a trust account. Yes, unbelievable, but true. Any idiot can set up a property management companyRead more