REIQ Disaster Toolkit
In the aftermath of flooding events, potential damage to properties may create confusion among agents and property managers. To help real estate professionals affected by severe events, the REIQ has put together a disaster toolkit which covers:
- FAQs and fact sheets for sales agents and property managers
- Insurance issues
- Office of Fair Trading (OFT) information
- Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) information
- Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) information
- And more.
Download a copy of the REIQ Disaster Toolkit.
Government support is available for people affected by flooding. Find out more here.
A reminder to all REIQ Accredited Agency Members that you have access to the following benefits of membership:
Legal Advisory ServiceFree legal advice from our partners, Carter Newell Lawyers, leading Queensland real estate specialists (up to 30 minutes per issue). Helping you with agency practice issues you'd usually have to take to your own lawyers. To access this service call 1300 MYREIQ for a referral form.
Property Management Support ServiceHelping you and your property managers stay on top of a raft of legislation, plus tips and support via:
- Email advisory service
- An online resource library
- Fortnightly electronic bulletin
Agency Advisory ServiceHelping you and your staff navigate real estate, answering questions on topics including (but in no way limited to):
- Form 6
- Conjunctional agreements
- Competitor behaviour
- Interpretation of standard clauses and contract schedules
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