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Real estate agents in Sydney's east cop $51,000 in fines over breaches

Real estate agents in Sydney's east cop $51,000 in fines over breaches
01 December 2018

More than half the real estate agencies in Sydney's east targeted in a NSW Fair Trading blitz were found to have breached the law, prompting them to cop fines totalling more than $51,000.

About 20 real estate agencies were fined for non-compliance after investigators swooped on 32 businesses across Botany, Mascot, Bondi, Bondi Junction, Kingsford and Maroubra.

NSW Better Regulation Minister Matt Kean said the blitz was triggered by intelligence that suggested numerous real estate agents were not complying with the law.

The full article by Megan Gorrey can be read on The Sydney Morning Herald Online