Real Estate Excellence Member Update

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.

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27th November 2020

Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for December 2020/January 2021 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.  PLEASE NOTE as at 30th November 2020, this version of the member update has been withdrawn with a version 2 to be released. Refer here 30th November 2020 post for more information.

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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

Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for November 2020 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.

November member update

 

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.

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30th September 2020

Noon update

An email is being sent to members now (shown in part below)

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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

Real Estate Excellence members - Once the amended Covid19 tenancy regulations have been released by the Government, I shall be emailing a best practice guide of what has changed, what has remained and more. Keep an eye on your inbox for important changes. The best practice guide will also be uploaded to the latest member update folder at Member Online.
Covid members update
 
28th September 2020

An email sent to members regarding the upcoming changes (reminder) shown in part below.

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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.

 

Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for September 2020 Part 2 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.

 

September Part 2

Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for September 2020 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.

SEPTEMBER MEMBER UPDATE

Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for August 2020 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.

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Contents of the Real Estate Excellence member update for July 2020 below. The member update can be downloaded from the latest member update folder at Member Online.

 

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