Office of Fair Trading (NSW)

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) are the government department that regulate the Real Estate Industry in NSW. They administer the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act (2000), PAMD Regulations and the Fair Trading Act (1989). The OFT also issue real estate licensing and salespersons certificates of registration in NSW.

Consumer Trading and Tenancy Tribunal (CTT)

The Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT) commenced operation on 25 February 2002.

The CTTT was formed as a merger of the former Fair Trading Tribunal and the Residential Tribunal to create a ‘super tribunal’ aimed at improving consumer dispute resolution in New South Wales.

Real Estate Institute of NSW (REI)

REINSW is the largest professional association for real estate agents and other property professionals in Australia. Their mission is to serve and promote the needs of our members in order to maximise their potential.

Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA)

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) is the national association for Australia’s real estate profession. REIA is a politically non-aligned organisation that provides research and well-informed advice to the Federal Government, Opposition, members of the real estate profession, media and the public on a range of issues affecting the property market.

Smoke Alarm Laws (NSW Fire and Rescue)

The Department of Emergency Services (Fire and Rescue) regulate smoke alarm law and building fire safety laws in NSW.

Electrical Safety Laws (Safety Switches)

Did you know every householder in NSW has a legal responsibility to keep their home safe, including the way it uses electricity? Or, that if you own or run a business you are responsible for the electrical safety of employees and everyone else on your premises?

Pool Fencing Laws (NSW)

All pool owners will be required to register their pools on a new state-wide online register. The register is being developed and will be available by no later than the end of April 2013.

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