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Respected agent joins Ray White in Queensland

One respected Queensland agent has joined forces with Ray White, opening an office in one of Brisbane’s most affluent suburbs. Write comment...

OBrien recruits experienced agent to its leadership team

With more than 20 years’ experience, local Melbourne agent Lambros Bollas has joined the OBrien Real Estate network as a member of the leadership te...

Overseas property portal partners with top Aussie network

A well-established property portal that connects overseas buyers with Australian properties, GiFang, has partnered with an ambitious national network ...

Purplebricks launches fresh attack on ‘gravy train’ agents in ad campaign

Purplebricks Australia has unveiled an advertising campaign led by property expert Barry Du Bois, encouraging Aussies to question the “commission co...

Harcourts announces grants to 7 charities

The Harcourts Foundation, the charitable arm of Harcourts Group Australia, announced grants to seven Australian charities during its most recent quart...

Leading network opens in premium SA market

One of the country’s largest networks has opened an office in a premier market in South Australia, to be led by a high-performing young gun agent wh...

Commitments down, a reflection of prickly trading conditions: REIA

The November 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the number of loans for housing continues to...

Relief as The Agency deal finally lands

After much toing and froing (and market speculation), the well talked-about The Agency/Top Level deal has finally landed, with all conditions preceden...

Gavin Rubinstein takes on new ‘hungry’ protégé

One of the country’s highest-profile agents, Gavin Rubinstein, has added another string to his already well-bound bow, recruiting a “young, energe...

Leading group extends Sunshine Coast footprint

One of Australia’s largest networks has recruited an experienced Sunshine Coast real estate professional, as it delivers on its strategic expansion ...

Uptick in Perth median house price augers well for 2019

While activity in the overall Perth market has remained subdued, the improvement in Perth’s median house price during the December quarter 2018 is a...

HIA: New starts ease in September quarter 2018

Strong levels of new home starts early last year underpinned one of the strongest years of residential building activity on record, according to the H...

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Where is the biggest threat to agents in 2019?

3rd party lead generation companies
DIY models discounting sales commission
Prop-tech firms cutting out the agent value proposition
A yet unidentified proper disruptor – like Uber or Airbnb
None of the above. There is no threat.
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