Emailed to members and available at member online
The latest (and past) Real Estate Excellence member updates can be downloaded at Member online in the latest member update folder. For the general FREE industry emails which members also receive, click here.
The Covid tenancy regulations have been amended as per the Housing Minister statement (16th September) and commenced 30th September 2020.
Property Management Excellence podcasts - listen here.
27th November 2020
16th November 2020 - The following apply from 4pm 17th November 2020 - Queensland Health Officer direction update
Questions about real estate
I work in the real estate industry; can I conduct an open house inspection on a property?
Yes, open house inspections are permitted. The agent must ensure that they limit the number of attendees to no more than one person per 2 square metres at a time.
The agent should ensure good hand hygiene and frequent environmental cleaning and disinfection is maintained during an open house inspection.
Given the close interaction involved, agents are required to keep a record of all guests’ contact information, including name, phone number, email address and the date and time period of patronage for 56 days (8 weeks) to assist with contact tracing if required.
The agent should ensure that physical distancing, hand hygiene and frequent environmental cleaning and disinfection is maintained during an open house inspection.
Can I go to an auction?
Yes, auctions are permitted but the auctioneer and agents must ensure that they limit the number of attendees to no more than one person per 2 square metres of space available for staging the auction.
The event should be staged in such a way that physical distancing is observed and all participants can stay at least 1.5 metres apart if possible.
Given the close interaction involved, agents are required to keep a record of all guests’ contact information, including name, email address, phone number, and date and time of patronage, for 56 days (8 weeks) to assist with contact tracing if required.
Sourced from www.qld.gov.au/health 16th November 2020
27th October 2020
7th October 2020
Members emailed the updated RTA practice guide, Covid regulations, what has changed and what remains best practice outline, lessor update regarding the laws and the updated QCAT Form 2.
1st October 2020
The October Real Estate Excellence Member Update contains the following information.
A 25 page overview of the changes and what has remained.
A lessor guide to the changes (to email your clients)
The Covid regulations (laws)
New QCAT Form 2
The lessor guide and comprehensive overview were emailed to members at noon 30th September.
They can be found at www.realestateexcellence.com.au/memberonline, the latest member update folder, October 2020 Member update, and or email us.
30th September 2020
An email is being sent to members now (shown in part below)
5am An email has been sent to the main contact for the Member office with this information. Queensland covid tenancy law amendments September 30 2020. Podcast listen here.
29th September 2020
An email sent to members regarding the upcoming changes (reminder) shown in part below.
21st September 2020
Members - as of 18th September, the member update from September 1, and September 3 has been removed given my email to you 18th September 2020. Read more HERE. A revised September member update has been uploaded to Member online and can be found in the Latest member update folder and emailed to you 21 September 2020.