The Estate Agents Co-operative Ltd (EAC) today announced its appointment to the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s (REIA) Affiliate Council to benefit from what REIA currently offers its members.
As an REIA Affiliate Council member EAC will have alignment with the leading industry association for Australia’s real estate profession, benefitting from REIA’s advocacy on their behalf and through their strong relationship with national media. Another role of the REIA Affiliate Council is to have participation in ongoing discussions and updates on issues and submissions REIA prepares.
“EAC is pleased to be associated with the national institute for the real estate profession and looks forward to working with the REIA and other affiliate members to ensure that the interests of EAC Members and practitioners in NSW are protected”, commented Dale Whittaker, EAC Chairman. “We are actively working with government bodies at a state level and the Board of EAC recognises the importance of having representation at a national level, as we face issues such as the introduction of national licencing”.
REIA CEO, Ms Amanda Lynch and President, Mr Peter Bushby presided over the Affiliate Council meeting on Monday, 25th February, with senior representatives of the real estate networks including David Crombie, EAC Chief Executive Officer. The agenda included the industry’s opposition to diluting standards with national licencing, tax reform, a fair and consistent approach to buyers of established with the first home owner grant and the need for national tenancy laws.
About Estate Agents Co-operative Ltd
Estate Agents Co-operative Limited (EAC) began as a co-operative of real estate agents first formed in 1960. We are known in the marketplace for Membership Services, Agency Practice Support, Red Square, Real Estate Forms and more recently the realestateworld.com.au Property Portal and supporting Publications.
EAC is now a premium technology based service provider to the real estate and property industry, providing a range of services to over 2,000 real estate professionals, comprising of independent agencies, valuers, Government departments and franchise offices from all the major groups.
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.