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Enforceable undertaking - Department of Fair Trading QLD - Purplebricks Australia. National real estate agency enters into enforceable undertaking

National real estate agency enters into enforceable undertaking 5 March 2018 A national real estate agency has entered into two enforceable undertakings with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), for alleged breaches of the Australian Consumer Law and the Property Occupations Act 2014. Between November 2016 and June 2017, Purplebricks Australia Pty Ltd, entered into…

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Great work by the Jenman Approved agent! SOLD and settled in a matter of weeks with a well qualified buyer. We were previously on the market for six months with another agent all to no avail.

Unethical behavior??

Does the real estate agency not have some moral obligation to purchasers as well as vendors?
We had an offer on a property accepted a couple of days ago by a vendor with the verbal agreement that if my wife liked we would proceed…

A day in the life of a sydney auction

The Sydney housing market is now as strong as I have ever seen it. It’s like a wild bushfire – out of control and setting alight everything in its path.


RULE 1: Stay away from the con artists. by Neil Jenman. Fear of poverty is one of our greatest fears. Fear of growing old is also a great fear. Therefore, together, the fear of being broke and old is terrifying for thousands of people. And this is how thousands of people are being caught by…

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Act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood When a personal tragedy strikes us, we feel a personal pain. A sense of total hopelessness. There is nothing we can do. And we may wonder how, at such a time, the world can ignore us. Why don’t others share our pain? Don’t they care? It’s…

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If you are an Ansett employee, you might be interested in this message Last night I witnessed a magnificent example of “brotherhood”. I was on an Ansett flight from Melbourne. At the check-in counter, I met Nick. He was polite and courteous – a fine man – the sort of person I’d love to see…

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Nothing is more important than our mates. Update: October  12, 2012. Ten years have passed since I wrote these words. I still feel just as sad and just as angry. ***************************************** by Neil Jenman The title of this article is not politically correct. But, right now, I don’t care too much about that. I want…

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The social consequences of a property boom. by Neil Jenman The cartoon on the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald (March 12) cruelly summed up the city’s housing crisis. Under the heading Housing Affordability, were two images representing two different years. First, the Year 2000 and a drawing of a cute cottage (home sweet…

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Answering that great life question. by Neil Jenman What a cruel sea. And what kind people. There seems no right word to describe the tsunami disaster. Devastating, surreal, awesome, tragic; such words have been used so often to describe minor incidents that they now seem inadequate for such a monumental disaster. To understand the magnitude…

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