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Victoria in need of construction boost

Victoria in need of construction boost  

Auctions and inspections open for 20 people as restrictions ease in Victoria

Auctions and inspections open for 20 people as restrictions ease in Victoria

Stamp duty, Victoria: Concerns over potential replacement tax

Stamp duty, Victoria: Concerns over potential replacement tax

Melbourne house prices hit record highs on cusp of COVID-19

Melbourne house prices hit record highs on cusp of COVID-19

Victorian property market in peak form pre Covid-19

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Staying productive and positive as a Real Estate Sales person

Charlotte Pascoe Chris Helder, Adam Docking & Adrian Sacco discuss how to make the most of being a sales person in today's environment; Shifting how you operate, being accountable and successful, how to use your time effectively, communication Click here to watch.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your rights

A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria due to the serious risk to public health posed by coronavirus (COVID-19). This page sets out rights and responsibilities in areas we are receiving increased enquiries about. Due to the regularly changing nature of circumstances in Victoria, we will update this information as often as possible. Housing Tenants and landlords must comply with the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (the Act). We also encourage landlords and agents to be compassionate with tenants…

Navigating the property market during the coronavirus pandemic

The Victorian Government has backflipped on it's decision to ban property inspections and auctions during stage 3 of the coronavirus restrictions. So is now a good time to buy or sell your property? What if you are renting, can you request a rent deferral from your landlord? Can your landlord ask for bank statements as a proof of job loss? President of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria Leah Calnan, and co host of The Property Couch podcast Bryce Holdaway,…

REIV calls for real estate services to be an essential service

REIV President Leah Calnan says that real estate is an essential industry that supports our state’s economy and must be allowed to continue its vital work during the Covid-19 crisis. The REIV recently wrote to the Victorian Government calling for real estate services to be regarded as an essential service, in the event of further restrictions in response to the Coronavirus. REIV President Leah Calnan said real estate services and transactions must be safeguarded during these chaotic times. “While the…

Real estate industry calls for stamp duty to be slashed during the coronavirus period

Real estate agents across the country are lobbying state governments to slash stamp duty for the next six months of the coronavirus crisis in order to keep the property market firing. With so many homes now being withdrawn from auction, and fewer being put on the market for sale, the agents hope that a cut in stamp duty could entice more potential buyers and sellers to return. “That would make such a big difference,” said Leanne Pilkington, the president of…

COVID-19 DAILY UPDATE: Stage-two restrictions in force

VICTORIA has recorded it’s first three deaths for COVID-19 bringing the total of Australian deaths to 12 today. Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the two of the men in their 70s were being treated for Coronavirus in hospital overnight. In an interview with 3AW, Professor Sutton said there had been an increase of 54 in COVID-19 cases in the last day. “They’re our first deaths,” he said. “But in a sense they’re not unexpected. We’re now up to…

Can Aussies still participate in house auctions?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has imposed a ban on public gatherings, including housing auctions and open houses, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in the country. For those looking to buy a home, will there be a way to participate in an auction and check potential houses? Adrian Kelly, president of the Real Estate Institute of Australia, said the ban does not necessarily mean that the industry will shut down. In this case, he said real estate agents will…

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