The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is the peak body representing real estate professionals across Queensland.
The REIQ’s enduring purpose is to ensure real estate professionals stay a step ahead by leading a sustainable industry that continues to make significant contributions to the Queensland economy and to strengthen conditions for those working within the industry.
The REIQ serves a member and client base comprising almost 30,000 property professionals. This includes principal licensees, salespeople, property managers, auctioneers, business brokers, buyers’ agents, residential complex managers, and commercial and industrial agents in Queensland.
Collectively, Queensland’s real estate sector directly employs over 46,000 people (the State’s second largest employer), is one of the top four industries which comprises over 50% of Queensland’s small business landscape, and pays the highest amount of State tax each year (2021/22: $8 billion).
Above all, the peak body aims to:
Make important contributions to government legislation and policy settings
Advocate for balanced regulations for the benefit of all stakeholders
Provide industry-leading training for real estate professionals
Deliver timely, innovative and market-driven education programs
Promote risk management and increase professional competence
Implement effective and compliant professional standards
Contribute to substantial industry research and development.