November 29, 2010

Real Estate Excellence Subscriber December 2010 Update

POOL SAFETY New Laws Update

Real Estate Excellence has a wealth of information on the new laws available for the Real Estate Industry at  - a comprehensive best practice guide plus fact sheet are available to NON members for a small fee of $66 including GST. For more information, contact Stacey Holt.

Training Calendar (QLD) February and March 2011

The Education and Training Real Estate Excellence have been confirmed for 2011. Visit the website for information and registrations forms. Alternatively, email Stacey Holt for more information. 

Property Agents Bill and Agents Financial Bill which will replace the PAMD Act - 2011

On Friday the Queensland Government released a Media Statement after the future Property Agents Act 2010 and Agents Financial Administration Act 2010 which were introduced to Parliament last week. As previously advised in Real Estate Excellence Member Updates; these TWO future Acts will replace the PAMD Act. The Government have now stated that the TWO new Acts will come into effect in 2011, not 2012. To view information (for now) on the new Acts, visit

Please note that Real Estate Excellence will provide required information in upcoming Member Updates about the new future laws and all the required information to get ready for this substantial change regrettably coming in 2011.

Membership Options

Real Estate Excellence offers 4 membership options for the Real Estate Industry, starting from a mere $11 per week. Would you like to know more? Visit the website

Best wishes for a smooth week to you all!

Kind regards

Stacey Holt

Stacey Holt Real Estate Excellence

Mobile 0423 018 539

Office 07 3161 1865

Postal PO BOX 154 Alderley QLD 4051


Offering MEMBERSHIP Options, COMPREHENSIVE consultancy services, PRIVATE training education services and OPEN FORUM training services for the REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY.

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit" Aristotle

November 22, 2010

Real Estate Excellence Property Management Training Calendar

“Rental Property Matters” is an exciting fresh programme that will be delivered in many parts of Queensland in February and March 2011 (one session only) - please refer below to the dates and areas that the one session will be presented only.

North Brisbane Kedron Wavell RSL

Chermside 3rd February 9am to Noon

South Brisbane The Glen Hotel

Eight Mile Plains 17th February 9am to Noon

Sunshine Coast The Events Centre Maroochydore

18th February 9am to Noon

Gold Coast Colonial Golf Club Robina

4th February 9am to Noon

Toowoomba Clive Berghoff Stadium

 16th February 2pm to 5pm

Bundaberg Enterprise Centre

17th March 9am to Noon

Fraser Coast Hervey Bay Boat Club

 18th March 9am to Noon

Rockhampton Leagues Club

 2nd March 9am to Noon

Gladstone Rydges

7th March 2pm to 5pm

Mackay Ocean International

4th March 9am to Noon

Townsville Townsville RSL

11th February 9am to Noon

Cairns Shrang-Ri-La Hotel

8th February 9am to Noon

Please refer to the registration form for training investment cost.  Discounts apply for three or more staff and for Members of Real Estate Excellence.

Workbooks and Morning/Afternoon tea included for all events.

All training and services come with a service and satisfaction guarantee.

Contact Stacey Holt for any enquiries –

November 15, 2010

Real Estate Excellence Subscriber Mid November 2010 Update

15th November 2010
Subscriber UPDATE

Welcome to the NOVEMBER 2010 Real Estate Excellence Subscriber Update. It continues to be interesting times for our industry with the year ending the way it began; with substantial legislation change.

Real Estate Excellence Website

Real Estate Excellence is excited to announce the launch of a fresh new website which is much more user friendly – visit to see the new fresh look! Feedback is always welcome. Thank you.

Please note that the website will be changing in early 2011 to be a register user option only; this will be a FREE service for the Industry however some of the site will be locked for member use only.

New Pool Laws

The Queensland Government have released FREE information sessions on the new pool safety laws that take effect 1 December 2010.

For session times PLUS other important information visit or

Distance Study an Option for Education

If you missed the Real Estate Excellence education sessions on the new pool safety laws that were held throughout the state in October and November, you can purchase the study notes PLUS a comprehensive 16 page best practice information guide for your office for a small fee. Enquire today about the distance study option available to assist you and your agency in much needed legislation information. Email Stacey Holt for more information.

Real Estate Excellence Training Calendar 2011

The Real Estate Excellence Training Calendar for the first quarter of 2011 is being finalised. The calendar will be provided to Subscribers and Members in December. Some dates are already available are can be found at

Registration forms can be downloaded from the website. If you prefer the word version to complete, please email Stacey Holt.

Membership of Real Estate Excellence

From a mere $11 per week your agency could become a BRONZE Open Member of Real Estate Excellence. There are many benefits of becoming a Member to assist your agency in compliance, best practice and risk management. Benefits also include discounts of some services. The Member Updates includes property management, sales, and administration /licensee matters. Would you like to review the November Update for FREE? Email Stacey today for your complimentary copy. Please visit for more information about membership options

Please encourage others to become subscribers of Real Estate Excellence; all they need to do is subscribe at It’s FREE with no obligation!

We hope this Subscriber update from REAL ESTATE EXCELLENCE has been of benefit to you, your team and to your business. Until next time, take care. 0423 018 539 or 07 3161 1865

Kind regards

Stacey Holt

November 12, 2010

Rental Property Matters

Invitation to attend Training (this session will be held throught QLD in February and March 2011) - one session per area only.

This interactive and practical property management workshop focuses on best practice, compliance and risk management rental property matters that today’s career property manager should have sound knowledge of. The session topics include the following;

• Smoke alarms

• Safety switches

• Pool safety and fencing

• Pest control obligations

• Maintenance obligations for the lessor and obligations of the tenant

• Water efficiency standards; lessor obligations

• Garden maintenance including trees and shrubs

• Routine inspections; how, when, reporting and follow up

• Tenant requests for attaching fixtures or making structural changes

• Keys and lock requirements

This session would suit all property management staff including the Assistant Property Manager, Business Development Manager/Officer, Property Managers, Senior Property Managers and Licensee/Managers.

Stacey Holt, Director Real Estate Excellence will present each session.

Please refer to the registration form for your area for training cost, venue, time and date. One session per region only.

For all enquires contact Stacey Holt Please forward this invitation to any colleagues who you feel may benefit from receiving it. Are you a member of Real Estate Excellence? Discounts Apply? PRIVATE IN House training is also available. Enquire today about this option. All of Real Estate Excellence Training and services come with a satisfaction guarantee. Best Practice Real Estate Agency Advice is provided as part of the training and education services.

0423 018 539 or 07 3161 1865

To download the registration form, vist